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Rituals As Social Glue: An Interview With Harvey Whitehouse
Why are rituals such a pervasive feature of human social life? And what role might they have played in the evolution of our social behavior?
Judaism: Human Sacrifice, Costly Signaling and Cooperation
Rick Goldberg and Hadassah Head discuss the role of sacrifice in Judaism.
Rep. Broun: Evolution, Embryology, Big Bang Theory Are
Georgia republican says science facts are lies straight from hell.
Why Evolution Is True: Welcome Jerry Coyne to ETVOL
Evolution in school and politics, fly speciation, evolutionary psychology, and group selection vs kin selection.

Richard Sosis, editor
Michael Blume, associate editor

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Go anywhere in the world and you’ll find people regularly performing collective rituals — praying, singing, dancing, worshiping together. Catholic Mass, Jewish shabbat, and Salat (the formal worship in Islam) are all suffused with ritual actions, or prescribed ways of doing things according to accepted conventions. >>Read More
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Rituals As Social Glue: An Interview With Harvey Whitehouse
Why are rituals such a pervasive feature of human social life? And what role might they have played in the evolution of our social behavior? >>Read More
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Ever wondered why many religious people seem to be especially passionate about traditions concerning sexual mores and family? Somewhat ironically, this turns out to be a product of the finer workings of biological and cultural evolution. >>Read More
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This year’s Society for the Scientific Study of Religion meeting in Boston (November 8-10) hosted the 6th consecutive suite of sessions devoted to biological and evolutionary approaches to religion (the BEAR sessions) organized by Jay Feierman >>Read More
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I am thrilled to be joining the This View of Life editorial team. I greatly appreciate the invitation to serve as the editor of the Religion section and I look forward to working with everyone at TVOL. >>Read More
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