The Resource The varieties of religious experience, by William James, (electronic resource)

The varieties of religious experience, by William James, (electronic resource)

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The varieties of religious experience
Title
The varieties of religious experience
Statement of responsibility
by William James
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Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1905, The Varieties of Religious Experience is a collection of lectures given at the University of Edinburgh in 1901 and 1902. William James was a psychologist and, as such, his interest in religion was not that of a theologian but of a scientist. In these twenty lectures, he discusses the nature and origin of religious belief. The average believer is one who has inherited his religion, but this will not do for James's inquiry. He must find those believers who have a voracious religious faith because these people have also often experienced a number of peculiar psychological episodes, including having visions, hearing voices, and falling into trances. Students of psychology and those interested in the mental process of belief will find these lectures informative
Summary
In a series of twenty lectures, the philosopher explores conversion, mysticism, repentence, prayer, saintliness, hopes of reward, and fears of punishment with sympathy and boldness. Religious phenomena are documented by various case histories. Both the believer and the non-believer will find a great deal of food for thought
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10081102
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1842-1910
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James, William
Dewey number
291
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
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Read by John Pruden
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  • Pruden, John
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True
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  • Experience (Religion)
  • Psychology, Religious
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adult
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Label
The varieties of religious experience, by William James, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT10755331
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (1140 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781452621203
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10755331
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The varieties of religious experience, by William James, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10755331
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (1140 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781452621203
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10755331
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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