Andrew Newberg, MD, is an associate professor of Radiology
and Psychiatry and an adjunct assistant professor of Religious
Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and also director of the
Center for Spirituality and the Mind. He is co-author of Why God
Won't Go Away and The Mystical Mind. He lives in Bryn
Mark Robert Waldmanis an associate fellow at the Center for Spirituality and the Mind at the University of Pennsylvania. A therapist and the author of nine books, he founded the academic journal Transpersonal Review. He lives in Agoura, California.
"Should be required reading for every person, young and old, who
has the courage to open his or her mind and explore the biological
basis of belief."
-- Sandra Blakeslee, author of The Body Has a Mind of Its Own
"Our beliefs are the most precious things we possess. But how do we get them? Newberg and Waldman propose a thoughtful, well-documented, biological hypothesis...[that is] fascinating for believers and nonbelievers alike."
-- Dean Hamer, PhD, geneticist and author of Living with Our Genes and The God Gene