Invisible Forces and Powerful Beliefs Gravity, Gods and Mind by The Chicago Social Brain Network
  

Invisible Forces and Powerful Beliefs Gravity, Gods and Mind

Written by The Chicago Social Brain Network
Illustrated by

RRP £27.99

Synopsis

Invisible Forces and Powerful Beliefs Gravity, Gods and Mind by The Chicago Social Brain Network

Can religion and science co-exist? Do they? Is religion hardwired in humans? The book, from the Chicago Social Brain Network, is the result of an extraordinary ongoing conversation among a group of highly respected scientists, physicians, philosophers, and theologians. Together, they share profound insights into the deepest questions humans ask and explore the invisible forces and powerful beliefs that shape our lives. Their insights reflect both humanity's latest science and its most enduring wisdom. Their answers and questions will challenge readers and reward them with a richer understand of who we are, what we share, and what it means. * What do we really know about human nature? * How do we see what we see, know what we know, feel what we feel? * How do people come to believe in God? * Where does empathy come from? * What are the health benefits of faith? * Where do you end, and others begin? * What do marriage, family, and friendship mean? * How can people repair the broken connections that keep them lonely?

About the Author

The Chicago Social Brain Network is a network of more than a dozen scholars unbounded by disciplinary precincts or methodological perspectives. The Network's goal is to set aside the antagonisms that have grown up between science and humanities to explore diverse ways of seeing the world and shed new light on the human mind. Network scholars hail from disciplines as disparate as psychology, neurology, theology, statistics, philosophy, internal medicine, anthropology, and sociology. Network members interact on a daily or weekly basis, and the entire Network convenes twice annually for a four-day retreat to discuss each others' research, critique each other, and learn from one another.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
240 pages

Author

The Chicago Social Brain Network
More books by The Chicago Social Brain Network

Publisher

Pearson an imprint of Pearson Education (US)

Publication date

4th October 2010

ISBN

9780133886566


I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****