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" To be converted, to be regenerated, to receive grace, to experience religion, to' gain an assurance, are so many phrases which denote the process, gradual or sudden, by which a self hitherto divided, and consciously wrong, inferior and unhappy, becomes... "
The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature - Page 186
by William James - 1902 - 526 pages
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The Church quarterly review, Volume 56

Religion - 1903
...the subject will have illustrated, to be the process, ' gradual or sudden, by which a self hitherto divided and consciously wrong, inferior and unhappy,...least, is what conversion signifies in general terms,' he adds, ' whether or not we believe that a direct divine operation is needed to bring such a moral...
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Personal and Ideal Elements in Education

Henry Churchill King - Education, Higher - 1904 - 277 pages
...psychological process, James defines conversion to be "the process, gradual or sudden, by which a self hitherto divided, and consciously wrong, inferior and unhappy,...happy, in consequence of its firmer hold upon religious realities."1 I think we may 1 fhi Varittits of Rtligitus Experience, p. 189. well accept this as an...
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Re-creation: a new aspect of evolution

Rev. C. W. Formby - History - 1907 - 279 pages
...phrases which 1 Ecce Homo, p. 192. denote the process, gradual or sudden, by which a self hitherto divided, and consciously wrong, inferior and unhappy,...operation is needed to bring such a moral change about." l The careful examination of these spiritual experiences, as given in the Giffbrd Lectures for 1901,...
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The psychological phenomena of Christianity

George Barton Cutten - Christianity - 1908 - 497 pages
...assurance, are so many phrases which denote the process, gradual or sudden, by which a self hitherto divided, and consciously wrong, inferior, and unhappy,...consequence of its firmer hold upon religious realities." "Now, there may be great oscillations in the emotional interest, and the hot places may shift before...
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The American stage of to-day

Walter Prichard Eaton - Theater - 1908 - 338 pages
...Protestant Christianity. Conversion " denotes the process, gradual or sudden, by which a self hitherto divided and consciously wrong, inferior and unhappy,...consequence of its firmer hold upon religious realities." Especially to the Nonconformists of Bunyan's day, among whom our Puritan ancestors are counted, this...
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Twice-born men: a clinic in regeneration; a footnote in narrative to ...

Harold Begbie - Converts - 1909 - 280 pages
...assurance, are so many phrases which denote the process, gradual or sudden, by which a self hitherto divided, and consciously wrong, inferior, and unhappy,...consequence of its firmer hold upon religious realities." Elsewhere he speaks of "those striking instantaneous instances of which Saint Paul's is the most eminent,...
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Pascal

Stafford Harry Northcote Saint Cyres (viscount) - 1910 - 441 pages
...James, ' are so many phrases which denote the process, gradual or sudden, by which a self, hitherto divided and consciously wrong, inferior, and unhappy,...unified and consciously right, superior, and happy.' How is this result attained ? Perhaps the best answer will be found in modern theories of subliminal...
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The inspiration of prophecy: an essay in the psychology of revelation

Gilbert Cunningham Joyce - Prophecies - 1910 - 195 pages
...gradual or sudden, by which a self hitherto divided and consciously wrong, inferior, and unhappy becomes consciously right, superior, and happy in consequence of its firmer hold upon religious truth.' l Such is Professor James's definition of conversion, and it remains for us to ask how far...
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Socialism and the ethics of Jesus

Henry Clay Vedder - Christian sociology - 1912 - 527 pages
...assurance, are so many phrases which denote the process, gradual or sudden, by which a self hitherto divided, and consciously wrong, inferior and unhappy,...consequence of its firmer hold upon religious realities." l Whence we see indeed that the new psychology differs very little from the old gospel. In a letter...
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The New Light on the Old Truth

Charles Allen Dinsmore - Christianity - 1912 - 224 pages
...imperfect lives. Professor James has described regeneration as a process by which " a self hitherto divided, and consciously wrong, inferior, and unhappy,...consciously right, superior, and happy, in consequence of a firmer hold upon religious realities." This is a forcible statement of the every-day achievement...
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