Cognitive technological know-how of faith is a substantially new paradigm within the research of faith. except psychology and anthropology of faith, additionally historians of faith have proven expanding curiosity during this method. This quantity is groundbreaking in combining cognitive research with old and social-scientific ways to biblical fabrics, Christian origins, and early Judaism. The publication is in 4 elements: an advent to cognitive and social-scientific techniques, functions of cognitive technology, purposes of conceptual mixing conception, and functions of socio-cognitive analyses. The ebook may be of curiosity for historians of faith, biblical students, and people operating within the cognitive technology of faith.

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