Worldview Projects


Taves, Ann, and Egil Asprem. 2018. “Scientific Worldview Studies: A Programmatic Proposal.”  In Petersen, A. K., et al. (eds.)  A New Synthesis: Cognition, Evolution, and History in the Study of Religion.  Brill.

Taves, Ann. 2018. “What is Nonreligion? On the virtues of a meaning systems framework for studying nonreligious and religious worldviews in the context of everyday life.”  Invited contribution. Special Issue: Understanding Unbelief.  Secularism and Nonreligion 7/1, 1-6. DOI:

Taves, Ann. 2017. “Finding and Articulating Meaning in Secular Experience.” In Dan Fleming, Eva Leven, and Ulrich Riegel, eds. Religious Experience. Munich: Waxman Verlag.

Taves, Ann, Egil Asprem, and Elliott Ihm. 2018. “Psychology, Meaning Making and the Study of Worldviews:  Beyond Religion and Non-Religion.” Special Issue on Nonreligion. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality 10/3: 207-217.