Apparition Experience

Specifically for the Investigations unit. Apparition visions.

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  • Apparition Experience
    • Lourdes
      • Bernadette Soubiroux
        • Lived in poverty
        • Born, 7th January 1844 - lived to age of 35
      • Experience
        • Claimed to have seen the 'immaculate conception'
        • Had 18 visions
          • Had 1st vision when she was 14
    • St Francis of Assisi
      • Experience
        • Went off to fight as soldier
          • On way, had a vision & returned home
        • On Pilgrimage to Rome, joined poor begging at St Pete's Basilica
      • Background
        • Italian Catholic Friar & Preacher
          • Founded mens Franciscan order
    • Rudolph Otto
      • All religious experiences are numinous
        • Feeling of the presence of something greater than you - i.e. God
      • Mysterium, tremendum et fascinans
        • Tendency to invoke fear
        • Tendency to attract/ fascinate
    • William James
      • 4 main qualities
        • Ineffable -  In capable of being expressed
        • Noetic - aprended by the reason
        • Transient - not permanent
        • Passive - Recipient cannot control experience - gift from God
    • Sceptics
      • Became rich after experience
      • City has gained lots of money from the experience

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