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A pluralistic universe: Hibbert lectures at Manchester College on the ... - Page 313
by William James - 1909 - 404 pages
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The True and Only Heaven: Progress and Its Critics

Christopher Lasch - History - 1991 - 592 pages
...requirements," James once again commended the religious view of a "world wider" than naturalism could imagine, in which "all is well, in spite of certain forms of death, indeed hecause of certain forms of death — death of hope, death of strength, death of responsibility, of...
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Despair and Deliverance: Private Salvation in Contemporary Israel

Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi - Social Science - 1992 - 221 pages
...individuals . . . eventuate in despair" (James, 1943, p. 303). The new birth creates a wider belief in "a world in which all is well, in spite of certain...forms of death — death of hope, death of strength" (James, 1943, p. 305). The salvation discourse is a complex of beliefs and explanations of change....
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Psychology and Religion: Eight Points of View

Andrew Reid Fuller - Psychology - 1994 - 302 pages
...our breath away, of another kind of happiness and power, based on giving up our own will and letting something higher work for us, and these seem to show...can imagine. Here is a world in which all is well" ( 1971b, p. 266). Mystical states as thus described are remote from the everyday lives of most people....
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Rediscovering the West: An Inquiry Into Nothingness and Relatedness

Stephen C. Rowe - Philosophy - 1994 - 222 pages
...our breath away, of another kind of happiness and power, based on giving up our own will and letting something higher work for us, and these seem to show...than either physics or philistine ethics can imagine. 5 This realization enabled James to see the way he had thought in the past in a different light: "I...
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The Divided Self of William James

Richard M. Gale - Medical - 1999 - 364 pages
...this flaw, giving the lame excuse that we should "Beware of logic in natural history" (Appendix 6 of imagine. Here is a world in which all is well, in...forms of death, death of hope, death of strength, death of responsibility, of fear and worry" (ERM 128). The death of strength and responsibility is...
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Primal Roots of American Philosophy: Pragmatism, Phenomenology, and Native ...

Bruce Wilshire - Philosophy - 2010
...that take our breath away, of another kind of happiness and power, based on giving up our own will.... Here is a world in which all is well, in spite of...forms of death, indeed because of certain forms of death—death of hope, death of strength, death of ... competency and desert." 7 James's metaphysics...
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The American Spiritual Culture: And the Invention of Jazz, Football, and the ...

William Dean - Religion - 2006 - 288 pages
...ranges of life succeeding on our most despairing moments." One could experience, he said, this new life "in spite of certain forms of death, indeed, because...forms of death — death of hope, death of strength, death of responsibility, of fear and worry, competency and desert, death of everything that paganism,...
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The Philosophy of William James: An Introduction

Richard M. Gale - History - 2005 - 246 pages
...that naturalism, with its literal virtue, never recks of, possibilities that take our breath away, and show a world wider than either physics or Philistine...forms of death, death of hope, death of strength, death of responsibility, of fear and worry" (ERM 128). The death of strength and responsibility is...
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The Psychology of Death in Fantasy and History

Jerry S. Piven - Psychology - 2004 - 323 pages
.... . . eventuate in despair" (James, 1900/1943, p. 303). And the new birth creates a wider belief in "a world in which all is well, in spite of certain...forms of death — death of hope, death of strength" (p. 305). Our conceptual model views the source of self-reported rebirth in internal, conscious and...
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Religious Revolutionaries: The Rebels who Reshaped American Religion

Robert C. Fuller - Religion - 2004 - 226 pages
...Moreover, they give us "another kind of happiness and power, based upon giving up our own will and letting something higher work for us, and these seem to show...wider than either physics or philistine ethics can imagine."40 Personal spirituality — far from being a backward force of personality — could thus...
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