The Varieties of Religious Experience - William James
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The Varieties of Religious Experience

Updated: 7 Sep 2020
The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature: Being the Gifford Lecture on Natural Religion Delivered at Edinburgh in 1901-1902 by William James, LL.D., Etc. CONTENTS: Religion and Neurology--Circumscription of the Topic--The Reality of the Unseen--The Religion of Healthy-mindedness--The Sick Soul--The Divided Self, and the Process of its Unification--Conversion--Saintliness--The Value of Saintliness--Mysticism--Philosophy--Other Characteristics--Conclusions--Postscript--Index. Reproduction of 1902 Edition.
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My next book for A Year of Books is The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James. When I read Sapiens:, I found the chapter on the evolution of the role of religion in human life most interesting and something I wanted to go deeper on.
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