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Nick Spencer reviews ‘Why we need religion’ by Stephen Asma. 29/11/2019

Religious commitment helps protect and manage our emotional life with unparalleled and probably irreplaceable success, writes Nick Spencer in this review for Prospect.

Read his review here.


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Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer

Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, most recently The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014). Outside of Theos, Nick is Visiting Research Fellow at the Faiths and Civil Society Unit, Goldsmiths, University of London and a Fellow of the International Society for Science and Religion

Posted 29 November 2019

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