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Psychology of religion

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Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive ..... The idea that religiosity arises from the human need for security has also been furthered by studie...

Why Do We Have Religion Anyway? - Association for Psychological ...

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Nov 9, 2011 ... One idea is that, as humans evolved from small hunter-gatherer tribes into ..... The world does need religion, as each family group is usually too ...

New theory suggests people are attracted to religion for 16 reasons

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These basic human needs – which include honor, idealism, curiosity and acceptance – can explain why certain people are attracted to religion, why God images ...

Humans believe in GOD because religion fulfills our 16 basic ...

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Oct 13, 2015 ... He insists it's impossible to boil religion down to a single motivation and that to be successful a religion needs to appeal to the various of human ...

Need for Religion | Need for Religion | Books on Islam and Muslims ...

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It appears that the word دين is more comprehensive than the English word '' Religion'' which puts emphasis on only ''Human recognition of super-human ...

Do we need religion? | Debate.org

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In a society where we promote free speech and human rights, how can we take ... To those who think that we don't need religion and that it was a man made lie ...

Why the world no longer needs religion | The Chronicle

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Nov 13, 2015 ... ... good in the world today. This is not an attack on a single or specific religion. ... Humans do not need religion to be good, or bad. To use your ...

Human Needs: Religion and Spirituality - Encyclopedia of Social Work

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This entry provides a brief introduction to social work's approach to spirituality and religion, focusing on definitions, history, current practices, ethical and ...

Do Humans Need Religion? | Atheist Revolution

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Apr 12, 2015 ... Some have claimed that humans need religion and that the proof of this is the popularity of religion throughout history. As an atheist, you are a ...

Do Intelligent People Need Religion? | Religion Dispatches

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Aug 23, 2013 ... Hart isn't out to defend religion on all fronts, but simply to remind us that, as he puts it: “The human longing for the transcendent runs ...

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A reason to believe - American Psychological Association

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Researchers say that religion may fill the human need for finding meaning, sparing us from existential angst while also supporting social organization.

8 Reasons People Embrace Religion - Listverse

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Jun 13, 2013 ... Why do people have the need to “believe fervently in the very unlikely”? .... At first look, religion is evolutionary expensive; animal and human ...

Religious belief is human nature, huge new study claims – CNN ...

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May 12, 2011 ... Religious belief is human nature, huge new study claims .... I've thought about this before we really need more of that kind of development and ...