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The Nature of religious experience

The Nature of religious experience

essays in honor of Douglas Clyde Macintosh

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Theory of (Religion),
  • Experience (Religion),
  • Religion -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Eugene Garrett Bewkes [and others]
    SeriesEssay index reprint series
    ContributionsMacintosh, Douglas Clyde, 1877-1948., Bewkes, Eugene Garrett, b. 1895.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .N32 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 244 p.
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4769312M
    ISBN 100836922867
    LC Control Number78152202
    OCLC/WorldCa161419

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Das, Deepa. Nature and genesis of religious experience. New Delhi: Gian Pub. House, © (OCoLC) Editions for The Varieties of Religious Experience: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition p.

    the human habitation, or the varieties of the religious experience of time, or the relations of religious man to nature and the world of tools, or the consecration of human life itself, the sacrality with which man's vital functions (food, sex, work and so on) can be charged. Simply calling to mind what the city or the house, nature. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James - .

    For the academic study of religion, as opposed to doing religion or being religious, a. analysis of empirical data is not possible because of the nature of religion b. supernatural beings and events normally are held to be beyond its reach c. consideration of the true nature of the divine is the central focus. Buy The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 41 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(2).


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The Real Nature of Religion. () RELIGION, as a human experience, ranges from the primitive fear slavery of the evolving savage up to the sublime and magnificent faith liberty of those civilized mortals who are superbly conscious of sonship with the eternal God.

The book finishes with Conclusion and a Postscript which suggests commonalities among the varieties of religious experience. All religious experiences are a consequence of striving toward a relationship with a perceived higher power or system that transcends the physical world.4/5().

In CE, Muhammad had a religious experience in a mountain cave near Mecca (modern Saudi Arabia), in which the angel Jibril (Gabriel) commanded him to recite the Quran.

Muhammad experienced a series of revelations after this; these revelations became the subject of the Islamic holy scriptures and Muhammad is considered by Muslims to be the last and greatest of the.

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Religious Experience is a book by Wayne Proudfoot, published by University of California Press. It received the American Academy of Religion Award inone year after publication.

Its area of exploration (i.e., the academic study of religious experience) is along the lines of that explored by William James in The Varieties of Religious Experience. Religious experiences can be characterized generally as experiences that seem to the person having them to be of some objective reality and to have some religious import.

That reality can be an individual, a state of affairs, a fact, or even an absence, depending on the religious tradition the experience is a part of. The book is a joy to read, with a comfortable style and countless examples to highlight points that James is making.

I encourage anyone who is interested in comparative religious studies to read Varieties of Religious Experience.

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The book is not concerned with institutional religion. Its subtitle is “A Study in Human Nature,” and James. Definition of Religious Experience • A religious experience is a non-empirical occurrence, and may be perceived as supernatural. • It can be described as a ‘mental event’ which is undergone by an individual, and of which that person is aware.

• Such an experience can be spontaneous, or it may be brought about as a result of intensive File Size: KB. "The Varieties of Religious Experienceis certainly the most notable of all books in the field of the psychology of religion and probably destined to be the most influential [one] written on religion in the twentieth century," said Walter Houston Clark inPsychology Today.

The book was an immediate bestseller upon its publication in June /5(16). His book ‘The Varieties of Religious Experience: a study in human nature’ summarises the author’s ‘Gifford Lectures’ (renowned lectures in natural theology- based on reason and ordinary experience) given in in Edinburgh - It has been argued to be the most important book ever written on the topic of religious experience/5.

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The sociologist Emile Durkheim, in his seminal book The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life, defined religion as a “unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things.

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To these is appended a "Chronological Survey Of the History of Religions as a Branch of Knowledge."In CHAPTER ONE Eliade explores the "variety of religious experiences of space". Modern man tends to experience all space as the same.5/5(5).