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Pascal Boyer. Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought. Basic Books. 2002. 384pp.

Charles Samuel Braden. The World's Religions: A Short History. Abingdon Press. 1954. 256pp.

Daniel C. Dennett. Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon. Penguin. 2006. 464pp.

Mircea Eliade. Translated by Willard Trask. The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion. Harcourt Trade. 1987. 256pp.

Susan Kwilecki. Becoming Religious: Understanding Devotion to the Unseen. Bucknell University Press. 1999. 291pp.

John Murphy. The Origins and History of Religions. Manchester University Press. 1949. 453pp.

Jan Platvoet; Arie L. Molendijk (editors). The Pragmatics of Defining Religion: Contexts, Concepts, and Contests. E. J. Brill. 1999. 543pp.

Huston Smith. Why Religion Matters: The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief. HarperCollins. 2001. 290pp.

Rodney Stark. Discovering God: The Origins of the Great Religions and the Evolution of Belief. HarperOne. 2007. 484pp.

William H. Swatos, Jr. (editor). Encyclopedia of Religion and Society. Rowman Altamira. 1998. 590pp.

Elliot R. Wolfson. Rending the Veil: Concealment and Secrecy in the History of Religions. Seven Bridges Press. 1999. 347pp.

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