The Human Signature: Cave Paintings and the Quest for Meaning

Cave paintings from 40,000 years ago mark the emergence of something unique in history—signs, symbols, and images used to ponder life's meaning. "As far as we know," writes anthropologist Ian Tattersall, "we're alone in nature in being able to contemplate our place in it." Consider the stunning artwork of prehistoric peoples and engage with the latest scholarship. Explore connections between the origins of human creativity and the long spiritual and theological quest of humankind.

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