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Material security, life history, and moralistic religions: A cross-cultural examination

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Researchers have recently proposed that "moralistic" religions-those with moral doctrines, moralistic supernatural punishment, and lower emphasis on ritual-emerged as an effect of greater wealth and material security. One interpretation appeals to life history theory, predicting that individuals with "slow life history" strategies will be more attracted to moralistic traditions as a means to judge those with "fast life history" strategies. As we had reservations about the validity of this app...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0193856

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0000-0002-9595-7360
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Pages:
e0193856
Publication date:
2018-03-07
Acceptance date:
2018-02-19
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
29513766
Source identifiers:
828770
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English
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pubs:828770
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uuid:36423b3e-0643-4333-9ade-95a02aaee6ed
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pubs:828770
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2018-06-14

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