Experience and religion

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What is numinous experience?
Awarness or direct experience of something 'wholly other.'
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What is passivity?
When the recipient is not in contol and is being acted upon rather than initiating the experience themselves.
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What is ineffable?
Something that cannot be described in normal language.
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What is noetic?
Knowledge revealed during a religous experience that is not available through any other means.
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What is transient?
A brief and temporary experience as far as time is concerned.
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What is a corporate religious experience?
Religious experience that happens to a number of people at the same time.
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What is the principle of credulity?
Unless we have good reasons to think otherwise we should accept that how things seem to be how they are.
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What is the principle of testimony?
Unless we have good reasons to think otherwise we should accept other people's testimony including their account of their experiences.
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What is propositional revelation?
God reveals facts or truths about himself either throughQhA natural revelation or through holy scripture.
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What is non-propositional revelation?
God reveals himself through the experiences of the believer, accepted by faith.
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