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  • Fractured Evolutionary Narratives

    Yesterday Nature published a study of a ~55,000 year old cranium which shows that anatomically modern humans (“AMH”), presumably migrating out of Africa, were i... Read more

    The 29 January 2015 by   Cris
    DEBATE, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION, HISTORY
  • Renaissance Magic & Science

    Few things could seem as far apart as magic and science, though if we consider the history of science, we find that the two were intimately twined. Read more

    The 24 January 2015 by   Cris
    DEBATE, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION, HISTORY
  • Leaving the Faith – Really?

    What’s up with so many people ‘leaving the faith’? Why are they doing it? First, we need to define two terms: What does it mean to ‘leave’ something or... Read more

    The 24 January 2015 by   Mmcgee
    SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • RESPONDblogs: More Details on That Early Mark Fragment

    I’ve just listened to some info on an amazing find – a first century fragment of Mark’s Gospel – the oldest New Testament document in existence today. I... Read more

    The 22 January 2015 by   Stuart_gray
    SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • RESPONDblogs: More Reasons to Accept the Gospels

    One of the claims I hear all the time from spiritual sceptics is this – “the Bible we have today is not an accurate reflection of what the original writings... Read more

    The 22 January 2015 by   Stuart_gray
    SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Reducing Laboratory Dissonance

    As part of my research on extreme ritual practices I’ve been trying to reacquaint myself with the theories concerning ‘cognitive dissonance’ pioneered by Leon... Read more

    The 22 January 2015 by   Cris
    DEBATE, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION, HISTORY
  • Cultural Evolution: Literary History, Popular Music, Cultural Beings,...

    Another working paper (title above): Academia.edu:... Read more

    The 21 January 2015 by   Bbenzon
    SOCIETY, CULTURE
  • Synaesthetic Mysticism

    Over at aeon, Shruti Ravindran discusses the fascinating possibility that we are born synaesthetes and never lose these abilities, though they are... Read more

    The 20 January 2015 by   Cris
    DEBATE, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION, HISTORY
  • It's Time to Relabel the Brain

    Another day, another study finds that 'visual' cortex is activated by something other than information from the eyes:A research team from the Hebrew University... Read more

    The 20 January 2015 by   Andrew D Wilson
    LANGUAGES, PSYCHOLOGY, SCIENCE
  • Misogi Water Rituals (Pt 1)

    Genealogy of Religion is pleased to announce that Chris Kavanagh has joined the blog as a guest contributor and administrator. Read more

    The 19 January 2015 by   Cris
    DEBATE, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION, HISTORY

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