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Psychology of religion - Wikipedia

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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 ... Religion then—along with the belief in a moralizing God—was a cultural ..... The world does need religion, as each family group is usually too small to ...

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 ...

The psychology behind religious belief | News Room - The Ohio ...

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Oct 5, 2015 ... Researcher says religion fulfills 16 basic human desires ... about salvation and forgiveness tap into the basic human need for acceptance.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...