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Varieties of Christian experience.

by Sverre Norborg

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Published by Augsburg publishing house in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Experience (Religion),
  • Christianity -- Psychology,
  • Psychology, Religious

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [279]-284.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR110 .N6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,289 p.
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6352590M
    LC Control Number37010134
    OCLC/WorldCa2311565

    subjective experience, rather than looking at religion in terms of the object: God, the universe, or revelation (xi). The introduction states that James attempted to give respectful treatment to all varieties of "religious experiences," regardless of his personal agreement with the underlying assumptions (xi).File Size: KB. Under A on Ap , the copyright was given to James by the Library of Congress, which accepted the two statutory copies on May However, the earliest notice in the Publisher's Weekly was # for J , the book prices at $" (The Varieties of Religious Experience, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, , pp. ).

    Introduction A popular edition of William James' justly renowned Varieties of Religious Experience is very useful because the attitude and method of the study, which made it a milestone in religious thought when James first delivered the substance of the volume as the famous "Gifford Lectures" at the University of Edinburgh at the turn of the century, represent as rare a combination in our day Released on: Two Varieties of Post-Christian Experience. Jul11 by Jendi Reiter. I recommend his book Unclean: Meditations on Purity, Hospitality, and Morality (Wipf & Stock, ), an exploration of the ethical problems with the purity paradigm in religion.

    The Varieties Of Religious Experience, By William James [] Here, for example, is a case, from Starbuck's book, in which a "sensory automatism" brought about quickly what prayers and resolves had been unable to effect. and a conviction, not merely intellectual, but as it were sensible, of the existence of an Ideal Power. In Christian. During James's last years. his reputation grew widely; in he published his Varieties of Religious Experience, and in A Pluralistic Universe. But it was after the publication of Pragmatism that James became generally recognized as the foremost American philosopher of his time. William James died on Aug , in Chocurua, New.


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The Varieties of Religious Experience came about as the result of William James's legendary lecture series at The University of Edinburgh. It consisted of 20 Lectures, 2 courses of 10 lectures each. In this series, James examines in detail the nature of religion, expanding on pragmatism in the process.

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First published inThe Varieties of Religious Experience is a collection of lectures given at the University of Edinburgh in and William James was a psychologist and, as such, his interest in religion was not that of a theologian but of a scientist.

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