Why Religion?

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John Alexander, May 1, 2011 - 214 pages
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Many people are members of some kind of religion. A few fundamentalists even believe in theirs so strongly that they think it is correct to kill for it. Yet many people disagree with this reasoning, and a few atheists even claim there is no God anyway. There are many good and moral people, in all cultures worldwide, in both camps. Without making hard conclusions, this is one agnostic's theory, based upon his understanding of ancient and modern history, as to how so many of us came to belong to a formal religion in the first place. What would anyone want in a writer of a book like Why Religion? One would want the writer to be someone who is: / neither atheistic nor a believer, just agnostic, / sensible, / experienced in life, / knowledgeable about history, / fair-minded.
 

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Contents

Preface
7
Chapter One Why Read This Book?
29
Chapter Two Authors Qualifications
51
Chapter Four On the Dual Nature of Humanity
89
Chapter Seven On Mythology
111
Chapter Nine Source of Religion
129
Chapter Eleven On Formal Religions
149
Chapter Twelve In Our Image
165
Chapter Fourteen Probabilities
185
Sources
201
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JOHN ALEXANDER is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), as well as a Microsoft Regional Director. He currently works as a marketing technologist at G.A. Sullivan.
BILLY HOLLIS is a Microsoft Regional Director and an independent consultant. He is also an author and frequent speaker at COMDEX and VBITS.

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