Guest Editor's Introduction

Religion, Art, and Cognition

Authors

  • Bryan Rennie Westminster College

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jsrnc.v9i3.27055

Keywords:

Cognition, evolution, art, prophecy, street theater.

Abstract

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Published

2015-10-12

How to Cite

Rennie, B. (2015). Guest Editor’s Introduction: Religion, Art, and Cognition. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, 9(3), 251–258. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsrnc.v9i3.27055