The Invention of God


Book Details

Author  Bill Lauritzen
Publication Date   January 1, 2011
Pages  160


How did mythology and religion first begin? Where did the ideas of "God," "spirit" and "soul" come from? The author takes us to ancient times, showing us how early humans struggled to make sense of the world around them. Drawing on history, geology, volcanology, anthropology, chemistry, astronomy, archeology, oceanography, biology and cognitive science, the author reveals the surprising true meaning of our most sacred stories.

"Bill Lauritzen is some kind of genius." Sir Arthur C. Clarke.

"Anyone interested in science and religion should read this book." Dr. Elizabeth Loftus, Ph.D., Psychology, UC Irvine.

"An interesting and thought-provoking book." Dr. Mamikon Mnatsakanian, Ph.D, Astrophysicist, Mathematician, California Institute of Technology.

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