1 hr 35 min

Melvin Konner on Religious Belief: Self in Society #10 Self in Society Podcast

    • Philosophy

Anthropologist Melvin Konner—author of Believers: Faith in Human Nature—explains the persistence of religious belief in the face of atheistic criticisms. Konner discusses his religious background and his path to a study of biological anthropology, including his work with the !Kung people in Botswana. Konner also challenges the New Atheists' insistence that humanity can and should do away with religion.
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Anthropologist Melvin Konner—author of Believers: Faith in Human Nature—explains the persistence of religious belief in the face of atheistic criticisms. Konner discusses his religious background and his path to a study of biological anthropology, including his work with the !Kung people in Botswana. Konner also challenges the New Atheists' insistence that humanity can and should do away with religion.
Support the show (https://ariarmstrong.com/donate/)

1 hr 35 min