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God Belief as an Innate Aspect of Human Nature: A Response to John Shook and Questions for Justin Barrett

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Affiliations: 1: Department of Psychological Sciences, Case Western Reserve University 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 44106-7123 ; 2: Department of Psychological Sciences, Case Western Reserve University 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 44106-7123


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