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Christianity in the light of religious experience

Joseph Estlin Carpenter

Christianity in the light of religious experience

by Joseph Estlin Carpenter

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Published by H. Rawson & Co in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity.

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    Statementan address delivered by the Rev. J.E. Carpenter ... on the occasion of the opening of the 121st session, 16th October 1906.
    ContributionsManchester College (Oxford, England)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20925520M

      How do I know Christianity is true? The facts behind it along with my experience of God's promises confirm it. Notes. 1. Lewis, C.S. Mere Christianity. (New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing, ), 2. For more extensive discussion read the Probe article, "Evidence for God's Existence " by Sue Bohlin. 3. Albright, William.   Christianity became the established religion of the Roman Empire in , and by , slavery was in sharp decline. This improvement was caused partly because of Christian morality; partly because of the growing Germanic population, which had few slaves; and partly because the declining Roman military power was producing fewer captives to enslave.

      The book explains how globalization is part and parcel of world Christianity, and vice versa. Myers takes a clear-eyed view of globalizing processes, . Your next book, Moral Man and Immoral Society is by another great Christian thinker and social critic, the American Reinhold Niebuhr. This is a very different kind of book. St Augustine gives you a feel for the Christian belief and The Cloud of Unknowing gives you a feel for the life of Man and Immoral Society is about how Christian faith impinges on the world.

    Definition of Religious Experience • A religious experience is a non-empirical occurrence, and may be perceived as supernatural. • It can be described as a ‘mental event’ which is undergone by an individual, and of which that person is aware. • Such an experience can be spontaneous, or it may be brought about as a result of intensive. Experience (NDE),” and “Religion and the NDE Phenomenon,” respectively. A somewhat unusual feature of the book is the author’s combining the study of eschatology with near-death experiences under one cover, but the parallels are strong enough to justify comparison, in chapters nine and ten (–47), the author briefly discusses.


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William James. Varieties of Religious Experience. Penguin: New York, It should be noted here that James defines “religion” on page 36 as “the feelings, acts, and experiences of individual men in their solitudes, so far as they apprehend themselves to stand in relation to whatever they may consider the divine.” The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, Ed.

F.L. Cross. Other psychologists describe religious experiences as states of ecstasy, mystical experiences or spiritual awakening.

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Light. the offspring of the divine command (Genesis ). "All the more joyous emotions of the mind, all the pleasing sensations of the frame, all the happy hours of domestic intercourse were habitually described among the Hebrews under imagery derived from light" (1 Kings ; Isaiah ; Esther ; Psalms ).Light came also naturally to typify true religion and the felicity it.

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