Nicholas Wade is a longtime reporter for The New York Times Science Times section. Before writing for the Times, Wade was the deputy editor of Nature magazine in London and a reporter for Science magazine. He is the author or coauthor of four previous books.
For at least the last fifty thousand years, and probably much longer, people have practiced religion. Yet little attention has been given, either by believers or atheists, to the question of whether this universal human behavior might have an evolutionary...[SEE MORE]