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The Natural History of Religion

By Hume, David

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Reproduction Date: 2014

Title: The Natural History of Religion  
Author: Hume, David
Language: English
Subject: Sacred Texts, Philosophy, David Hume
Collections: Sacred Texts
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Publisher: Internet Sacred Text Archive (ISTA)


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David, H. (1757). The Natural History of Religion. Retrieved from

Description: A naturalist account of the causes, effects, and historical development of religious belief. The development of religion is argued to be rooted in emotion, particularly fear and the need for a sense of control over our lives and of the future. Intolerance, dishonesty, and bizarre moral doctrines are the outcome


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