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The Varieties of Religious Experience By William James
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"The most influential book written on religion in the twentieth century." Paving the way for all modern spiritual thought, The Varieties of Religious Experience was revolutionary in its... More > view of religious life as centered not within the Church, but solely within the person. James, a vivid, subtle stylist writing for the skeptical, nonspecialist reader, was the first to define spirituality as "the feelings, acts, and experiences of individual men in their solitude." It's an intellectual call for serious religious tolerance--indeed, respect--the vitality of which has not diminished through the subsequent decades! Beyond its influence on the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous, beyond its influence on launching the American pastoral counseling movement, and beyond its role in spawning the psychology of religion, it remains a book that empowers individuals and inspires readers with erudition, insight, and kindness.< Less
The Varieties of Religious Experience (Unabridged) By William James
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The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by the Harvard psychologist and philosopher William James comprising 20 lectures given at the University of Edinburgh in... More > Scotland. These lectures concerned the nature of religion and the neglect of science, in James' view, in the academic study of religion. Soon after its publication, the book found its way into the canon of psychology and philosophy, and has remained in print for over a century. James was most interested in direct religious experiences. Theology and the organizational aspects of religion were of secondary interest. He believed that religious experiences were simply human experiences: "Religious happiness is happiness. Religious trance is trance." He believed that religious experiences can have "morbid origins" in brain pathology and can be irrational but nevertheless are largely positive. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
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The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature: Being the Gifford Lecture on Natural Religion Delivered at Edinburgh in 1901-1902 by William James, LL.D., Etc. CONTENTS: Religion and... More > Neurology--Circumscription of the Topic--The Reality of the Unseen--The Religion of Healthy-mindedness--The Sick Soul--The Divided Self, and the Process of its Unification--Conversion--Saintliness--The Value of Saintliness--Mysticism--Philosophy--Other Characteristics--Conclusions--Postscript--Index. Reproduction of 1902 Edition.< Less
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The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature: Being the Gifford Lecture on Natural Religion Delivered at Edinburgh in 1901-1902 by William James, LL.D., Etc. CONTENTS: Religion and... More > Neurology--Circumscription of the Topic--The Reality of the Unseen--The Religion of Healthy-mindedness--The Sick Soul--The Divided Self, and the Process of its Unification--Conversion--Saintliness--The Value of Saintliness--Mysticism--Philosophy--Other Characteristics--Conclusions--Postscript--Index. Reproduction of 1902 Edition.< Less
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The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature: Being the Gifford Lecture on Natural Religion Delivered at Edinburgh in 1901-1902 by William James, LL.D., Etc. CONTENTS: Religion and... More > Neurology--Circumscription of the Topic--The Reality of the Unseen--The Religion of Healthy-mindedness--The Sick Soul--The Divided Self, and the Process of its Unification--Conversion--Saintliness--The Value of Saintliness--Mysticism--Philosophy--Other Characteristics--Conclusions--Postscript--Index. Reproduction of 1902 Edition.< Less
The Experience of Hallucinations in Religious Practice By R.S. Pearson
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When people take visions and voices as signs from the divine, they may become delusional. It has only been in the recent past that we have been able to see clearly by brain sciences that many of... More > these experiences actually are taking place in the brain. Such studies, including one in which the IQ of hallucinators was shown to decrease after the onset of hallucinations, are very important for all religious people to understand. The author believes that today's spiritual climate is often dangerous. Most of the traditional religious leaders, whether they be Christian, Jewish, Islamic, Hindu or Buddhist, teach that some religious experiences may be dangerous. However, in today’s spiritual marketplace, these experiences often become the most important part of some people’s spirituality. The author has tried to remove his own specific personal beliefs from this book to create an important interfaith work.< Less
The Experience of Hallucinations in Religious Practice By R.S. Pearson
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When people take visions and voices as signs from the divine, they may become delusional. It has only been in the recent past that we have been able to see clearly by brain sciences that many of... More > these experiences actually are taking place in the brain. Such studies, including one in which the IQ of hallucinators was shown to decrease after the onset of hallucinations, are very important for all religious people to understand. The author believes that today's spiritual climate is often dangerous. Most of the traditional religious leaders, whether they be Christian, Jewish, Islamic, Hindu or Buddhist, teach that some religious experiences may be dangerous. However, in today’s spiritual marketplace, these experiences often become the most important part of some people’s spirituality. The author has tried to remove his own specific personal beliefs from this book to create an important interfaith work.< Less
The Varieties of Religious Experience By William James
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"The most influential book written on religion in the twentieth century." Paving the way for all modern spiritual thought, The Varieties of Religious Experience was revolutionary in its... More > view of religious life as centered not within the Church, but solely within the person. James, a vivid, subtle stylist writing for the skeptical, nonspecialist reader, was the first to define spirituality as "the feelings, acts, and experiences of individual men in their solitude." It's an intellectual call for serious religious tolerance--indeed, respect--the vitality of which has not diminished through the subsequent decades! Beyond its influence on the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous, beyond its influence on launching the American pastoral counseling movement, and beyond its role in spawning the psychology of religion, it remains a book that empowers individuals and inspires readers with erudition, insight, and kindness.< Less
The Varieties of Religious Experience (Unabridged) By William James
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"The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature" is a book by the Harvard psychologist and philosopher William James comprising 20 lectures given at the University of... More > Edinburgh in Scotland. These lectures concerned the nature of religion and the neglect of science, in James' view, in the academic study of religion. Soon after its publication, the book found its way into the canon of psychology and philosophy, and has remained in print for over a century. James was most interested in direct religious experiences. Theology and the organizational aspects of religion were of secondary interest. He believed that religious experiences were simply human experiences: "Religious happiness is happiness. Religious trance is trance." He believed that religious experiences can have "morbid origins" in brain pathology and can be irrational but nevertheless are largely positive. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
The Varieties of Religious Experience By William James
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The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by the Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William James. These lectures concerned the nature of religion and the... More > neglect of science, in James' view, in the academic study of religion. Soon after its publication, the book entered the canon of psychology and philosophy, and has remained in print for over a century. James went on to develop his philosophy of pragmatism; there are many overlapping ideas in Varieties and his 1907 book, Pragmatism. The lectures discussed the distinction between symbolism and reality. Symbols, such as the word "steak" on a menu, do not embody the actuality of the objects they represent. The word "steak" on a menu merely points to some slab of meat in the back of the restaurant. In a similar way, James posits that all of science is fundamentally detached from reality since the tools of science are merely pointers to some actual objective realm.< Less

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