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Review: The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature (Bedford Series in History & Culture)

User Review  - Dan Ruprecht - Goodreads

Separates value judgements from existential (scientific) judgements. Religion, he was concerned, was not being studied in a scientific way because of scientists' tendency to make a value judgement ... Read full review

Review: The Varieties of Religious Experience (Bedford Series in History & Culture)

User Review  - Douglas - Goodreads

Rarely do I read a book a second time, but this is now the third time I've read this one, and it's still fresh and relevant. Read full review

Review: The Varieties of Religious Experience (Bedford Series in History & Culture)

User Review  - Aneece - Goodreads

Better writer than his brother? Better shrink than Frued? Better philosopher than Hegel? The answer to all these questions is "no". But doesn't it blow your mind that I could even ask such questions, man? Read full review

Review: The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature (Bedford Series in History & Culture)

User Review  - Bryn Hammond - Goodreads

I still haven't read this cover to cover but it's a work of art. As a student I targeted the section on drunkenness -- a lyrical description I haven't seen bettered. But don't trust my memory. I was a drunken student. Read full review

Review: The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature (Bedford Series in History & Culture)

User Review  - John E. Branch Jr. - Goodreads

Read this sometime in the 70s or 80s. The chapter on conversion experiences was particularly revealing; I had been aware of some examples but had never thought to regard the process as an entire ... Read full review

Review: The Varieties of Religious Experience (Bedford Series in History & Culture)

User Review  - Kenny - Goodreads

Extremely theoretical despite William James's professed association with pragmatist school of thought. His peripatetic thinking style and unwillingness to commit, and famous indecisive personality is on full display. Read full review

Review: The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature (Bedford Series in History & Culture)

User Review  - Ronald Lett - Goodreads

An interestingly objective viewpoint on religious philosophy, at least as restricted to personal, uniquely religious mindsets. The author includes a plethora of genuinely interesting excerpts from ... Read full review

Review: The Varieties of Religious Experience (Bedford Series in History & Culture)

User Review  - Geoffrey Fox - Goodreads

To try to make sense of the religious fanaticism that either inspires or serves as a pretext for so much of the violence and destruction we are watching at this moment, I turned to this book, which I ... Read full review

Review: The Varieties of Religious Experience (Bedford Series in History & Culture)

User Review  - Karen Hanson - Goodreads

To be honest I didn't finish this whole book. I began reading this while on my own religious journey and found it to be a great resource to understand the different feelings and experiences I had ... Read full review

Review: The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature (Bedford Series in History & Culture)

User Review  - David ST - Goodreads

This book was okay, there were some interesting parts but it was sometimes hard to finish because it was often just quote after quote and lots of anecdote examples of religious experience. This was ... Read full review


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