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validity of the religious experience

a preliminary study in the philosophy of religion

by George Alexander Barrow

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Published by Sherman, French & Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George A. Barrow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .B25
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 247 p. ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6597740M
    LC Control Number17013311
    OCLC/WorldCa3503155

      Book Review: Varieties of Religious Experience (James) Aug August 6, / Jacob J. Prahlow In The Varieties of Religious Experience, a work based on his delivery of the Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh, William James sought to examine from the perspective of psychology the subject of religious experiences, seeking. religious experience to the rationality of certain beliefs about God. His latest book, Perceiving God: The Epistemology of Religious Experience? represents the most systematic presentation of his views on these matters to date. A major thesis of this book is that experiences of God can be nonsensory forms of perception - what Alston often calls.

    In that book Ramm wrote, "Because Christianity is true, it must have relevancy to every single aspect of the universe and human experience." Directly following the quotation, McDowell added, "The evidence for the validity of both [Jesus' resurrection]" as a "factual event in . 3) Logical Positivists - religious experiences can not be verified therefore meaningless. COUNTER: Experiences shared by many others, internal criteria to experience adding weight to validity. SWINBURNE: Believe what people say unless given reason not to. 4) Lack of uniformity in religious experience - different and contradictory. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology, which were delivered at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland between and The lectures concerned the psychological study of individual private religious experiences and mysticism, and Author: William James.

    Yet as he wrote of his experience with the Book and its witnesses, he was bound by the evidence to acknowledge its truth and validity. He not only knew the testimonies of the Book of Mormon witnesses, he knew some of these witnesses personally and interviewed them intimately. He was no fool, no dupe. A religious experience doesn't have to be marked by supernatural events, the real test of its validity is the long term change in the person. James was a pragmatist and so the truth of something can be determined by its practical effects and consequences. When he turned these talks into a book, James placed himself at the crossroads of psychology and religion to articulate an approach to religious experience that would help liberate the American mind at the beginning of the 20th century from its puritan restrictions by advancing a pluralistic view of belief inspired by American traditions of.


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