Group Selection and Religion: Some Theological Remarks

One of the key lectures today, on the Schillebeeckx Centenary Conference, was delivered by Siobhán Garrigan. Her hermeneutics of the notion ‘home’ struck me as relevant for a theological reflection on evolutionary studies of religion that assume group selection to be an important factor. In short, group selection theories argue that religion supports social cohesion […]

EO Wilson mistakenly touts group selection (again) – Why Evolution …

See on Scoop.it – Cultural evolution As most of you know, Edward O. Wilson is one of the world’s most famous and accomplished biologists. He was the founder of evolutionary psychology (known as “sociobiology” back then), author of two Pulitzer-Prize-winning … See on whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com