Just up at The Mindful Hack
Sociologist: Modernization and secularization are not the same thing - and the difference makes a big difference
The Spiritual Brain: See the Probe article and hear the radio program! Materialism is only a theory but non-materialism is a fact.
Neuroscience: If it sounds unbelievable, don't believe it. And when in doubt, doubt.
(Note: The Mindful Hack is the blog for The Spiritual Brain, of which I am co-author. )