Religion's Staying Power

Since the Enlightenment, a common assumption in much of Western philosophy has been that religious belief would decline. Yet this has not occurred. Religion's tenacity can be partly explained by considering it as a story. The fact that stories play a central role in human experience may help to explain why religion continues to appeal to so many in a supposedly technologically-advanced, secular age
Keywords Conference Proceedings  Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
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DOI 10.5840/wcp212006833
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