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

PLos ONE Vol/Iss. 13(3) ? Published In Pages: 1-9
By Purzycki, Benjamin Grant, Ross, Cody T., Apicella, Coren, Atkinson, Quentin D., Cohen, Emma, McNamara, Rita Anne, Willard, Aiyana K., Xygalatas, Dimitris, Norenzayan, Ara, Henrich, Joseph


This article is a quantitative analysis of 592 participants from 8 societies. The study examines a number of theories about what predicts moralistic religions, including life history theory. Findings suggest that there is no evident relationship between these life history predictions and the religious beliefs regarding moralism.

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