"Our beliefs are the most precious things we possess. But how do we get them? Newberg and Waldman propose a thoughtful, well-documented, biological hypothesis...[that is] fascinating for believers and nonbelievers alike."
-- Dean Hamer, PhD, geneticist and author of Living with Our Genes and The God Gene
About the Author
Andrew Newberg, MD
, is an associate professor of Radiology and Psychiatry and an adjunct assistant professor of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and also director of the Center for Spirituality and the Mind. He is co-author of Why God Won't Go Away
and The Mystical Mind
. He lives in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.Mark Robert Waldmanis
an associate fellow at the Center for Spirituality and the Mind at the University of Pennsylvania. A therapist and the author of nine books, he founded the academic journal Transpersonal Review
. He lives in Agoura, California.