Before We Embark on Our Discovery…

  • Ina Wunn
  • Davina Grojnowski
Part of the New Approaches to the Scientific Study of Religion book series (NASR, volume 6)


Without a proper theory of how religions develop, neither the origin of religion nor the dynamics of recent developments in the manifold religions can be understood. In their introduction, the authors explain their research question and methodology.


Prehistoric religions Origin of religions Development of religions Genealogical tree of life 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ina Wunn
    • 1
  • Davina Grojnowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of PhilosophyLeibniz University of HanoverHanoverGermany
  2. 2.Formerly King’s CollegeLondonUK

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