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Andrew Newberg, M.D.
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Andrew Newberg, M.D.

Andrew Newberg, M.D. Biography

Andrew B. Newberg, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology in the Division of Nuclear Medicine and an instructor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He has spent more than eleven years studying brain physiology and function, with focus on the neurology of religious and mystical experiences. The co-author, with Dr. Eugene d'Aquili, of The Mystical Mind, Dr. Newberg has presented his work at scientific and religious conferences around the world.

Vince Rause is a freelance writer and journalist whose stories have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and many other publications. He is a regular contributor to the Discovery Channel Online.

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This biography was last updated on 12/19/2010.

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Why God Won't Go Away
Why God Won't Go Away

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Newberg and D'Aquili show that the religious impulse is rooted in the biology of the brain--but is religion merely a product of biology or has the human brain been mysteriously endowed with the unique capacity to reach and know God?
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