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Varieties of mystical experience in William James and other moderns

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In 1902, William James gave his Gifford Lectures in Edinburgh, entitled The Varieties of Religious Experience, in which he claimed that such experience was a part of human nature, and was necessarily the foundation of all institutional religion. His work has often been singled out as leading to an increasingly private and individualistic understanding of religion, but this paper places his work in a broader movement of the early twentieth century that heralded a revival of interest in religio...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
College Only
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
History of European Ideas Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
3
Pages:
226-240
Publication date:
2017-08-29
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EISSN:
1873-541X
ISSN:
0191-6599
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1105492
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pubs:1105492
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2020-05-19

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