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2. What kind of vision did Bernadette Soubirous have at Lourdes and why is it classed as this type ?

  • Intellectual because it was mystical and she could not describe it using ordinary langauge
  • Corporeal because she saw the physical body of Mary which was accompanied by voices and by visions of light
  • Imaginative because she had no power to direct the vision

3. What is the difference between imaginative and corporeal visions?

  • In imaginative visions the experiencer has no power to direct the experience but in corporeal visions they can interact with what is seen and heard to some extent
  • In corporeal visions the experiencer has no power to direct the experience but in imaginative ones they can to a certain extent

4. What does numinous mean ?

  • It is an adjective meaning 'relating to the power (or presence) of a deity'
  • Meaning relating to angels
  • A full comprehension of the Bible

5. What does Otto say recognises the numinous?

  • A special faculty in our minds that recognises the holy .
  • The soul
  • The heart

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