The Social Animal- David Brooks, Random House, 2010

36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction- Rebecca Goldstein, Pantheon, 2010

Principles of Neurotheology-  Andrew B. Newberg, Ashgate, 2010

The Neuroscience of Religious Experience-  Patrick McNamara, Cambridge University Press, 2009

The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures-  Nicholas Wade, Penguin Press, 2009

Neuroscience, Psychology, and Religion: Illusions, Delusions, and Realities about Human Nature-  Malcolm Jeeves and Warren S. Brown, Templeton Foundation Press, 2009

Medicine, Religion, & Health: Where Science and Spirituality Meet-  Harold G. Koenig, MD, Templeton Foundation Press, 2008

Me of Little Faith- Lewis Black, Riverhead Books, 2008

Minds and Gods: The Cognitive Foundations of Religion-  Todd Tremlin, Oxford, 2006

When Will Jesus Bring The Pork Chops?-  George Carlin, Comedy Concepts Inc., 2004

In Gods We Trust: The Evolutionary Landscape of Religion-  Scott Atran, Oxford, 2002

Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time-  Michael Shermer, Henry Holt, 2002

Religion Explained- Pascal R. Boyer, Basic Books, 2001



Harris S, Kaplan JT, Curiel A, Bookheimer SY, Iacoboni M, Cohen MS. (2009) The Neural Correlates of Religious and Nonreligious Belief. PLoS ONE 4(10): e7272.

Harris, S., Sheth, S.A., Cohen, M.S. (2008) Functional neuroimaging of belief, disbelief, and uncertainty.  Annals of Neurology, vol. 63, issue 2, 141-147.

Hodgkinson, G.P., Langan-Fox, J., and Sandler-Smith, E. (2008)  Intuition: A fundamental bridging construct in the behavioural sciences.  British Journal of Psychology, 99, 1-27.



A Neurobiological Basis for Religious Belief-   Jonathan T. Pararajasingham

Lewis Black

Michael Shermer

Project Reason

Steven Pinker

The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science


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