Philosophy; Religious Experience

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Direct Religious Experiences
God directly reveals himself to the individual, not chosen or willed, observes God in some way.
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Ineffable
Experiences which are beyond human power to fully describe and communicate.
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Indirect Religious Experiences
Experiences, thoughts or feelings about God which are prompted by everyday events.
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Vision
An event in which God, or something about God is seen or observed; divided into three types - corporeal, intellectual and imaginative.
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Mystical Experiences
God is revealed directly and the person having the experience is passive.
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Noetic
Refers to something which gives knowledge; revelation of information through experience.
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Authority
Indicates the person that has the experience or some new insight/knowledge about the world and God's relationship with it; limited to the individual.
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Pragmatism
The meaning of a concept derives from looking at the consequences that come from the original concept.
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Transcience
Refers to the non-permanent nature of experiences; temporary, do not last forever.
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Passive
Common state of the individual who has the religious experience, do not seek or will event.
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Experiences which are beyond human power to fully describe and communicate.

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Ineffable

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Experiences, thoughts or feelings about God which are prompted by everyday events.

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Card 4

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An event in which God, or something about God is seen or observed; divided into three types - corporeal, intellectual and imaginative.

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God is revealed directly and the person having the experience is passive.

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