When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God
by T. M. Luhrmann
Random House, 2012
464 pp, US$28.95 hardcover, US$15.95 paperback
How does God become and remain real for modern evangelicals? How are rational, sensible people of faith able to experience the presence of a powerful yet invisible being, and sustain the belief in an environment …
This is the first in a series of posts covering cross-disciplinary research on theory of mind. The series is being posted simultaneously at Somatosphere and at the Foundation for Psychocultural Research (FPR) blog.
Last weekend a small, international gathering of twenty-seven anthropologists and psychologists took place at the Stanford Humanities Center, organized by Stanford anthropology professor Tanya Luhrmann…