The Religious Mind Is in the Heart

Dr. Clay Routledge has spent much of his academic life researching basic human existential motivations and the impact of those motivations on beliefs about the supernatural, physical health, well-being, and intergroup relations. And he’s good at it. He’s published over 90 scholarly papers and research reports; he’s co-edited books on existential motivation (in press), on meaning in life, and is currently co-editing an upcoming book on religion, spirituality, and existentialism; he’s authored a book on nostalgia; and he’s written a new book on the existential motivation toward meaning and supernatural belief.

His upcoming book is titled Supernatural: Death, Meaning, and the Power of the Invisible World (available from Oxford University Press and Amazon).

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