The God Gene

The God Gene

How Faith Is Hardwired Into Our Genes

Book - 2004
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Random House, Inc.
The overwhelming majority of Americans believe in God; this conviction has existed since the beginning of recorded time and is shared by billions around the world. InThe God Gene, Dr. Dean Hamer reveals that this inclination towards religious faith is in good measure due to our genes and may even offer an evolutionary advantage by helping us get through difficulties, reducing stress, preventing disease, and extending life. Popular science at its best, The God Gene is an in-depth, fully accessible inquiry into cutting-edge research that can change the way we see ourselves and the world around us. Written with balance, integrity, and admirable scientific objectivity, this is a book for readers of science and religion alike.

Baker & Taylor
A noted geneticist and author of The Science of Desire offers a provocative argument that humans are genetically predisposed toward religious faith, explaining why spiritual belief provides an evolutionary advantage and revealing, through an analysis of the DNA makeup of people of various ages and backgrounds, how to identify a so-called God gene. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Baker
& Taylor

Argues that humans are genetically predisposed toward religious faith, explaining why spiritual belief provides an evolutionary advantage and analyzes the DNA makeup of people of various ages and backgrounds to identify a so-called God gene.

Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, c2004
Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed
ISBN: 9780385720311
0385720319
Characteristics: x, 241 p. ; 20 cm

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