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new psychology and religious experience

Thomas Hywel Hughes

new psychology and religious experience

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Hywel Hughes.
    SeriesHalley Stewart publications,, 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR110 .H8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination332 p.
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6301017M
    LC Control Number34002524
    OCLC/WorldCa1449426

    Faith, Cognitive Dissonance, and the Psychology of Religious Experience Wendy Ulrich, Ph.D. It’s an old and frequent spiritual question, and it shows up in many forms. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature () William James The Varieties of Religious Experience was first presented as a series of lectures at the University of Edinburgh in To prepare for the talks, Harvard psychologist William James had read widely in the religious classics, including the personal accounts of various saints and mystics. “The Varieties of Religious Experience is 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 in Psychology Today. The book was an immediate bestseller upon its publication in June


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The Psychology of Religious Behaviour, Belief and Experience book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Because society is increasing 4/5(6). Introduction 1. The Basal Assumptions of the New Psychology 2. Projection and the Reality of God 3. The Instincts and the Religious Life 4.

The Religious Consciousness and Experience 5. The Consciousness of Sin BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ames, Edward Scribner, Psychology of religious experience. Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.,   Scholarly and comprehensive yet accessible, this state-of-the-science work is widely regarded as the definitive graduate-level psychology of religion text.

The authors synthesize classic and contemporary empirical research on numerous different religious groups. Coverage includes religious thought, belief, and behavior across the lifespan; links between 3/5(3).

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“Varieties” in the book’s title is a bit misleading. James cataloged one type of experience: the personal; the intimate. The subtitle, “A Study in. 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.

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It focuses particularly on the varied concepts that psychologists have employed to make sense of religion and subjects them to critical by: 3. Introduction to Mystical Religious Experiences: The very personal, direct experience of God -- when the barriers between the human being and God's Universe dissolve -- is termed a mystical religious the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament tell of many who were immersed in the Spirit of God.

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He did this with countless articles published in the best peer-reviewed journals of the time, but his book, The Psychology of Religion, published in New York in by Charles Scribner’s, proved to be the stone thatFile Size: 1MB.

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This book was written based on a series of lectures given by William James clear back in the early s. James is widely known as the “Father of American Psychology” for his work in human behavior and philosophy.

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Buddhist adherents go through religious experiences through detachment from the world. Buddhism describes religious experience as eight stages of Samadhi, or concentrated meditation.

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Religious belief is, after all, a matter of faith, but it is nevertheless rationally motivated. I suggest that cognitive psychology may, in principle, be able to tell us more about how the path to religious belief works than a philosophical approach that simply looks at whether the arguments are logically compelling.

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Psychology, Religious, Religion, Experience (Religion) Publisher Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Wisconsin - Madison Language English.The Varieties of Religious Experience William James Edited by Matthew Bradley Oxford World's Classics.

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