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" God,' in the religious life of ordinary men, is the name not of the whole of things, heaven forbid, but only of the ideal tendency in things, believed in as a superhuman person who calls us to co-operate in his purposes, and who furthers ours if they... "
A Pluralistic Universe: Hibbert Lectures at Manchester College on the ... - Page 126
by William James - 1909 - 404 pages
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The Idea of God in the Light of Recent Philosophy: The Gifford Lectures ...

Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison - God - 1917 - 423 pages
...and the Absolute, and he invokes the ordinary religious consciousness in support of his position. ' " God " in the religious life of ordinary men is the name not of the 1 Hegelian Cosmology, p. 34. * Ibid., p. 35. 1 Mind, NS, vol. xi, p. 388 (in a review of Professor...
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The problem of omnipotence in current theology: a dissertation submitted to ...

Riichirō Hoashi - God - 1918 - 113 pages
..."God, in the religious life of ordinary men," says James, "is the name not of the whole of things, but only of the ideal tendency in things, believed...external environment, has limits, and has enemies. " The line of least resistance, James continues, both in theology and philosophy, is to accept the...
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The Pluralistic Philosophy of Stephen Crane

Patrick K. Dooley - Philosophy - 1994 - 212 pages
...God, argued James, beyond being the God of most believers, best accords our experience of the world. "'God,' in the religious life of ordinary men, is...in things, believed in as a superhuman person who call us to co-operate with his purposes, and who furthers ours if they are worthy. He works in an external...
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Critical Terms for Religious Studies

Mark C. Taylor - Religion - 1998 - 423 pages
...the notion of the divine as finite (as had John Stuart Mill [1806-73]) within a pluralistic universe: "'God,' in the religious life of ordinary men, is...forbid, but only of the ideal tendency in things" (124). James regards the idea of an omniscient and omnipotent God as the "disease of the philosophy-shop."...
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Critical Terms for Religious Studies

Mark C. Taylor - Religion - 1998 - 423 pages
...the notion of the divine as finite (as had John Stuart Mill [1806-73]) within a pluralistic universe: "'God,' in the religious life of ordinary men, is...forbid, but only of the ideal tendency in things" (124). James regards the idea of an omniscient and omnipotent God as the "disease of the philosophy-shop."...
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In the Beginning-- Creativity

Gordon D. Kaufman - Religion - 152 pages
...notion of the divine as finite (as had John Stuart Mill [1806-1873]) within a pluralistic universe: "'God,' in the religious life of ordinary men, is...forbid, but only of the ideal tendency in things" (124). James regards the idea of an "'omniscient' and 'omnipotent' God ... as a disease of the philosophy-shop"...
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