Jeanet Sinding Bentzen (Copenhagen): Origins of Religiousness: The Role of Natural Disasters. Elizabeth Shuler (Wyoming): A Balancing Act: A Discussion of Gender Roles Within Wiccan Ritual. Even in this globalized, secular age, the religion you belong to still has major effects on how likely you are to have taken a turn in bed before marriage. Are religious people more charitable, generous, and altruistic than atheists? Anything but a saint: Researchers dispell the myth of altruism and generosity surrounding Mother Teresa. Lucille Cormier reviews Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment by Janet Heimlich. In Iran and the USA, the “religious person” has a similar personality. Brian R. Clack reviews Contemplating Religious Forms of Life: Wittgenstein and D. Z. Phillips by Mikel Burley.

Advertisement