The Varieties of Religious Experience
, Non Fiction
, 20th Century
Series: Bedford Series in History & Culture
Foreword to the Centenary Edition, by Micky JamesEditors' PrefaceIntroduction: The Spiritual Roots of James's 'Varieties of Religious Experience'Introduction: The Return to James: Psychology, Religion and the Amnesia of NeurosciencePreface from the 1902 Edition--The Varieties of Religious Experience...
I wanted to like this classic book, but I can't do it: too many things are wrong. A shame, because I completely approve of the idea. William James, writing around the end of the 19th century, sets out to take a cool look at how people experience religious feeling, basing his investigation on state-o...
A true classic of religious scholarship and psychology that is both relevant and readable. James explores many psychological and philosophical characteristics of the religious experience, and shows at least some of its variety in terms of its extreme and benign forms.This leaves us with an essential...
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