Religious Experience

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  • Religious Experience
    • "To those who do not believe in religion, claim to religious experience are as incredulous as claims to have seen the Loch Ness monster - yet many stake their lives on such experiences" - Vardy
    • we should be cautious about rejecting an experience's validity unless there is good reason to do so
      • Davies argues that the context of an experience is key
        • neither mistaken identity, misinterpretation or hallucination are valid arguments against religious experience according to Davies
    • fundamentally about a personal interaction with the divine - Martin Buber
      • I-thou relationship

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