Posts tagged "robert bellah"
Religion-Secular, Tangled Divisions

Religion-Secular, Tangled Divisions

What does it mean to pursue, inhabit, or lead a valuable, ethical life in a secular age? Are we living in a post-secular world? A review of two new essay collections.

Playing Religion

From Peter Manseau's review at Bookforum of Robert Bellah's new book, Religion in Human Evolution:

Bellah searches for a commonality that may give some indication of where and when the uniquely human activity of religion was born. What he finds is as intriguing as it is unexpected: They all like to play.

All animals...