Critical Applications and Future Prospects
Goeran Larsson is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Gothenburg. Andreas Nordin is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Gothenburg. Jonas Svensson is a Professor in the Study of Religions at Linnaeus University.
Preface By Way of Introduction Goeran Larsson, Andreas Nordin and Jonas Svensson 1. The Building Block Approach: An Overview Ann Taves, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Egil Asprem, Stockholm University 2. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Analysing the Reception of and Debate over the Building Block Approach Goeran Larsson 3. Fantastic Stories, Emotions, and Ancient Religions: Open Questions and Ideas in Conversation with the Building Block and Worldviews Ap-proach Laura Feldt, University of Southern Denmark 4. Counterintuitive Supernaturalism as a Building Block of Religious Dream Imagery Andreas Nordin 5. Invisible Hands and Sacred Unicorns: `Occulture' as a Schema for Supernatural Ascriptions in the Millennial Generation Ingela Visuri, Soedertoern University 6. Qur'ans through the Lens of Moral Foundations: An Eplorative Study of Qur'an Transaltions in a Building Block Framework Jonas Svensson 7. Computing Consilience: How Modeling and Simulation can Contrib-ute to Worldview Studies F. LeRon Shults, University of Agder, Kristiansand 8. Comments and Reflections Ann Taves and Egil Asprem