The perception of religious meaning and value: an ecological approach

@article{Barrett2014ThePO,
  title={The perception of religious meaning and value: an ecological approach},
  author={N. Barrett},
  journal={Religion, Brain & Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={4},
  pages={127 - 146}
}
  • N. Barrett
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Religion, Brain & Behavior
The perception of value is one of the most important dimensions of religious experience, and yet the cognitive science of religion has so far had little to say about it. This neglect may be the result of a widespread assumption that value is constructed, that is, a special quality added to sensory input by the mind. However, such a view not only divorces value from meaning, but it also cannot register the ways in which value is discovered and enriched through skillful engagement. Accordingly… Expand
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