Cognitive Science of Religion Consultation under the AAR

The RCC was represented by Jeppe Sinding Jensen in the Cognitive Science of Religion Consultation under the auspices of the American Academy of Religion (2007-2009). The consultation is directed by Ann Taves, Religious Studies Department, University of California Santa Barbara and Ted Slingerland, Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia and co-director of Centre for Human Evolution, Cognition and Culture. Its purpose is to promote the cognitive science of religion in the United States among scholars of religion. It wishes to advance cognitive scientific approaches “in a critically informed, historically responsible manner.”