Exploring the Faith of America's Presidents

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The purpose of this degree is to advance knowledge of religion as a historical, anthropological, psychological, or sociological phenomenon. Values are ultimately personal; indeed, the implicit message is that there are no right or wrong values. Cultivating critical thinking skills in order to encourage links between academic education, the world of work and adult life. The Beginnings of Religion Religion proper starts only when feelings prompted by the predisposition for religious experience are no longer projected on to things out there in the natural world, but are accounted for in terms of gods.

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Publisher: Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas (January 9, 2014)

ISBN: 1938499654

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