Phenomenology of Religion

[Revised entry by Mark Wynn on December 19, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] This entry examines the relevance of phenomenological considerations for the concept of God (or the sacred
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[Revised entry by Mark Wynn on December 19, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] This entry examines the relevance of phenomenological considerations for the concept of God (or the sacred otherwise characterised) and the question of what sort of rational sense is implied in the adoption of a religious point of view. The discussion distinguishes various perspectives on the subjective character of religious experience, and examines the relation between religious experience and experience of the material world. It also considers the interaction between experience, conceptual framework (including religious doctrine) and...

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