Why God Won't Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief

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Price
$17.00  $15.81
Publisher
Ballantine Books
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.58 X 8.28 X 0.57 inches | 0.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780345440341

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About the Author

Andrew B. Newberg, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology in the Division of Nuclear Medicine and an instructor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He has spent more than six years studying brain physiology and function, with focus on the neurology of religious and mystical experiences. The co-author, with Dr. Eugene d'Aquili, of The Mystical Mind, Dr. Newberg has presented his work at scientific and religious conferences around the world.

Eugene d'Aquili, M.D., Ph.D., was a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania for twenty years. His numerous books include Biogenetic Structuralism; Brain, Symbol and Experience; and The Mystical Mind. Dr. d'Aquili died in August 1998, before the completion of this book.

Vince Rause is a freelance writer and journalist whose stories have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and many other publications. He is a regular contributor to the Discovery Channel Online.

Reviews

"A wonderful assessment of the brain and its activity when God is experienced."
-HERBERT BENSON, M.D.,
President, Mind/Body Medical Institute and
Author of The Relaxation Response

"A THRILLING EXPLORATION . . . Newberg's reverential attitude toward the great unknowns is reminiscent of Einstein's."
-LARRY DOSSEY, M.D.
Author of Reinventing Medicine and Healing Words