STH Professor Wesley Wildman: What Computer Modeling Can Tell Us about Religion

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June 1st, 2017

What Computer Modeling Can Tell Us about Religion: STH researchers introduce high tech to a low-tech discipline

School of Theology Professor of philosophy, theology, and ethics, Wesley Wildman, has adopted computer simulation to help him tackle previously unanswerable questions in the field of religion. The answers he and his research students seek might help explain potential benefits from religion, such as better mental health, to its evils, such as violence in the name of God.

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