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On religious experience

Johan Unger

On religious experience

a psychological study

by Johan Unger

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Published by [Universitetet, Almqvist & Wiksell international, distr.] in Uppsala, Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Experience (Religion),
  • Psychology, Religious.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohan Unger.
    SeriesPsychologia religionum ;, 6, Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis., 6.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL53 .U5313
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p. ;
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4667434M
    ISBN 109155404197
    LC Control Number77557994

    The Urantia Book. Paper The Reality of Religious Experience. () ALL of man’s truly religious reactions are sponsored by the early ministry of the adjutant of worship and are censored by the adjutant of wisdom. Man’s first supermind endowment is that of personality encircuitment in the Holy Spirit of the Universe Creative Spirit; and long before either the bestowals of. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

    Because of the work connecting temporal lobe epilepsy and spiritual experiences, scientists previously believed that the temporal lobe was the only part of the brain involved in religious feelings. Recent imaging studies, however, have shown that many parts of the brain are activated during a religious experience. The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James. This is a freely downloadable version of the book spoken of in The Big Book: Main Text - Page The distinguished American psychologist, William James, in his book "Varieties of Religious Experience," indicates a multitude of ways in which men have discovered God.

    A religious experience (sometimes known as a spiritual experience, sacred experience, or mystical experience) is a subjective experience which is interpreted within a religious framework. [1] The concept originated in the 19th century, as a defense against the growing rationalism of western society. [2] William James popularised the concept. This remarkable book is still in use today in the fields of psychology, religion, and philosophy (see for example, Charles Taylor’s () Varieties of Religious Today: William James Re-Visited or Bridgers, L. () Contemporary Varieties of Religious Experience.


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In Lecture XX I have suggested rather than stated my own philosophic conclusions, and the reader who desires immediatelyto know them shouldturn to pagesand to the “Postscript”of the book.

I hope to be able at some. The modernist period witnessed attempts to explain religious experience in non-religious terms. Such novelists as Henry James, Marcel Proust, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf and Franz Kafka found methods to describe through fiction the sorts of experiences that had traditionally been the domain of religious mystics and believers/5.

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