Biological Essentialism and the New Sciences of Religion

Graduate Theological Union

Excerpted from

Yoga, Meditation, and Mysticism: Contemplative Universals and Meditative Landmarks

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  © Kenneth Rose, 2016, 2018, Yoga, Meditation, and Mysticism: Contemplative Universals and Meditative Landmarks, Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.   Preface: Setting the Scene for Tarka Readers  In the first selection from my book, Yoga, Meditation, and Mysticism: Contemplative Universals and Meditative Landmarks, which appeared in the January 2019 issue of Tarka, I surveyed recent developments in genetics, the cognitive science of religion, contemplative neuroscience, and neurotheology. In the second selection, which follows, I assess the significance

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