Religious experience

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  • Religious experience
    • Indirect
      • Mind of individual focuses on God
      • Inspiration by nature
      • Learn through observation
    • Swinburne
      • Private experiences
        • Desribable in ordinary language
          • Non describable- direct experience where God is revealed
            • Non specific- world from a religious perspective
      • Credulity
      • Testimony
    • Vision experiences
      • God is SEEN/observed
        • Dreams are described as noetic and revelatory
      • Intellectual vision
      • Corpereal
      • Imaginative
        • Dreams- Joseph
      • Voices
        • Communication of knowledge
        • Jesus' baptism- 3 features
          • 1. disembodied, 2. revelation, 3, authorative
    • William James
      • Source of inspiration
        • Solitary
        • PINT
        • Good dispositions
        • Pyschological phenomenna
    • Social, scientific challenges
      • epilepsy
      • Alston
        • reason to believe
      • Marxism
      • Freud
  • Direct
    • Religious experience
      • Indirect
        • Mind of individual focuses on God
        • Inspiration by nature
        • Learn through observation
      • Swinburne
        • Private experiences
          • Desribable in ordinary language
            • Non describable- direct experience where God is revealed
              • Non specific- world from a religious perspective
        • Credulity
        • Testimony
      • Vision experiences
        • God is SEEN/observed
          • Dreams are described as noetic and revelatory
        • Intellectual vision
        • Corpereal
        • Imaginative
          • Dreams- Joseph
        • Voices
          • Communication of knowledge
          • Jesus' baptism- 3 features
            • 1. disembodied, 2. revelation, 3, authorative
      • William James
        • Source of inspiration
          • Solitary
          • PINT
          • Good dispositions
          • Pyschological phenomenna
      • Social, scientific challenges
        • epilepsy
        • Alston
          • reason to believe
        • Marxism
        • Freud
    • Paul- damascus
      • Otto- apprehension
        • Numinous
  • Public experiences
    • 1. Ordinary
      • Interpretation of event with religious significance
        • 2. Extraordinary- experiences which look like violating laws of nature

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