Religious Experience Key Terms

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Direct REX
An experience encountering God
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Indirect REX
An experience where the mind focuses on God
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Ineffable
Cannot be expressed through words
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Vision
Experience that exercises the ability of sight
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Numinous
(Used by Otto) Wholly other
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Mysticism
Union with the Divine
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Verdical
Truthful
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Principle of Credulity
Belief in things are as they seem to be
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Principle of Testimony
reasonable to believe what someone tells you
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Voices
Experience involving the communication of disembodied voices
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Corporal
Multiple people gaining experience at one time; shared experience
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Passive
Beyond the control of the individual
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Noetic
Direct information given by God
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Transient
outside normal time and space regulations
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Volatile
Liable to change rapidly and unpredictably
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Non-propositional revelation
Revelation through influence
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Propositional revelation
Direct revelation
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The Varieties of Religious Experience
Title of William James' work
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Value judgement
refers to the meaning, importance and significance of REX
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Existential judgement
Concerned with nature of REX
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Preposition
Statements
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An experience where the mind focuses on God

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Indirect REX

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Cannot be expressed through words

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Experience that exercises the ability of sight

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(Used by Otto) Wholly other

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