Why the Evolutionary Sociology of Religion Should Build on Rather than Reinvent Biological Models


  • Lloyd Black University of Connecticut
  • Richard Sosis University of Connecticut




adaptive systems, evolution of religion, institutionalization, selection mechanisms

Author Biographies

Lloyd Black, University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut

Richard Sosis, University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut


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How to Cite

Black, L., & Sosis, R. (2018). Why the Evolutionary Sociology of Religion Should Build on Rather than Reinvent Biological Models. Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion, 4(1), 37–41. https://doi.org/10.1558/jcsr.35723