William James

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William J......
James
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Experiences that are so extraordinary they cannot be described to anyone who has not had such an experience
Ineffable
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A deep and direct knowledge of God which could not have been achieved through reason alone. The ‘truth’ was revealed to them
Noetic
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The experience is temporary and cannot be sustained, although its effects may last a long time.
Transient
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Experiences that cannot be actively sought or created. Often people describe their bodies being ‘taken over’ by a superior presence.
Passive
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Where was William James From?
NewYork
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What type of doctor was James?
psychologist
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Who concluded that statements which cannot be tested empirically are meaningless (last name)
Flew
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Who argued that a story may effect someone in the way a religious experience does? (last name)
Russell
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Some say his study is to S........
Subjective
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James describes religious experiences as being P......
Primary
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The Principle of C.......
Credulity
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The Principle of T.....
Testimony
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How many Criteria does James Have?
Four
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What does James not show to truly exist?
God
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Experiences that are so extraordinary they cannot be described to anyone who has not had such an experience

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Ineffable

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A deep and direct knowledge of God which could not have been achieved through reason alone. The ‘truth’ was revealed to them

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Card 4

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The experience is temporary and cannot be sustained, although its effects may last a long time.

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Card 5

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Experiences that cannot be actively sought or created. Often people describe their bodies being ‘taken over’ by a superior presence.

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