Offering a challenge to society and a different history of belief, this book discusses why and how different faiths have commanded allegiance and shaped so many lives. It argues for the need to understand this multifaceted phenomenon, and also presents a comprehensive explanation for religion.
About the author:
Daniel Dennett is one of the most original and provocative thinkers in the world. A brilliant polemicist and philosopher, he is famous for challenging unexamined orthodoxies. His books include Brainstorms, Brainchildren, Elbow Room, Consciousness Explained, Darwin's Dangerous Idea and Freedom Evolves. He lives in North Andover, Massachusetts.