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William James
A psychologist for religious experience. He makes a criteri for Mystical Experience. He has three practical arguments. Says that they point to a higher order of reality.
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Swinburne
People who claim to have religious experiences should not be treated any differently to someone who makes an ordinary claim. Priciple of credulity and testimony.
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Otto
Specifically on Numinous Experience. Awe and Wonder. Diff to mystical. 'Mysteruim Tremendum.' Reference point.
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Freud
Psychological argument against experience. Father figure.
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Feuerbach
God is just an idea, his attributes are in our mind, they inspire us.
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Schliermacher
Agrees that all experiences are emotional, we feel dependant on divine.
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Broad
Has the analogy of the society of the blind. This supports people being sceptic when hearing one has had an experience.
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St Teresa
Knows how to find out if it isn an RE- fit in with chirtsian teaching? and feel at peace?
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William James on converison
'Truth is to be found in its results'
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Starbuck
Talks about conversions common in teens.. just happens to be religious.
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People who claim to have religious experiences should not be treated any differently to someone who makes an ordinary claim. Priciple of credulity and testimony.

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Swinburne

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Specifically on Numinous Experience. Awe and Wonder. Diff to mystical. 'Mysteruim Tremendum.' Reference point.

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Psychological argument against experience. Father figure.

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