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The Resource The varieties of religious experience : a study in human nature, by William James ; edited with an introduction by Martin E. Marty

The varieties of religious experience : a study in human nature, by William James ; edited with an introduction by Martin E. Marty

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The varieties of religious experience : a study in human nature
Title
The varieties of religious experience
Title remainder
a study in human nature
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by William James ; edited with an introduction by Martin E. Marty
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eng
Summary
William James believed that individual religious experiences, rather than the precepts of organized religions, were the backbone of the world's religious life. His discussions of conversion, repentance, mysticism and saintliness, and his observations on actual, personal religious experiences -- all support this thesis. In his introduction, Martin E. Marty discusses how James' pluralistic view of religion led to his remarkable tolerance of extreme forms of religious behaviour, his challenging, highly original theories, and his welcome lack of pretension in all of his observations one the individual and the divine
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1842-1910
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James, William
Dewey number
291.4/2
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portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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1928-
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Marty, Martin E.
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The Penguin American library
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  • Conversion
  • Experience (Religion)
  • Psychology, Religious
  • Religion
  • Philosophy and religion
  • Conversion
  • Experience (Religion)
  • Philosophy and religion
  • Psychology, Religious
  • Religion
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The varieties of religious experience : a study in human nature, by William James ; edited with an introduction by Martin E. Marty
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxix-xxx) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ocm08708460
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xlii, 534 pages
Isbn
9780140390346
Lccn
82015068
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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portrait
Label
The varieties of religious experience : a study in human nature, by William James ; edited with an introduction by Martin E. Marty
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxix-xxx) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm08708460
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xlii, 534 pages
Isbn
9780140390346
Lccn
82015068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait

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