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© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. I argue that three questions are invariably overlooked in the study of religion: (1) why religions, and particularly shamanic-type religions, evolved, (2) why doctrinal religions evolved a mere 8000 years ago, and (3) why only humans have religion.

Original publication

DOI

10.1080/2153599X.2016.1249927

Type

Journal article

Journal

Religion, Brain and Behavior

Publication Date

02/10/2017

Volume

7

Pages

349 - 353