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Varieties of religious authority

Azyumardi Azra

Varieties of religious authority

changes and challenges in 20th century Indonesian Islam

by Azyumardi Azra

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Published by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, International Institute for Asian Studies in Singapore, Leiden, Netherlands .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Azyumardi Azra, Kees van Dijk, and Nico J.G. Kaptein
SeriesIIAS/ISEAS series on Asia
ContributionsInstitute of Southeast Asian Studies, International Institute for Asian Studies
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 211 p. ;
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24455114M
ISBN 109789812309402, 9789812309518
LC Control Number2010353181

Varieties of Religious Experiences. A large part of the book is devoted to describing and contrasting the religious outlook that relies on direct divine revelation, which is dominant in the Second Temple literature and the Megillot, and the religious outlook that relies on the study and discussion of the written and the Oral Law, as it is. Published as The Varieties of Religious Experience (), they had an even greater acclaim as a book than as articles. Cautious and tentative though it was, the rich concreteness of the material and the final summary of the evidence—that the varieties of religious experience point to the Read More; individual experience.

Summary Preface William James introduces the volume by explaining it grew out of his Gifford Lectures on natural religion at the University of Edinburgh. He announces that he will be examining the "religious constitution" of human beings and will rely heavily on first-person accounts, mostly from people with "extreme" religious temperaments, since they most clearly . "The Varieties of Religious Experienceis certainly the most notable of all books in the field of the psychology of religion and probably destined to be the most influential [one] written on religion in the twentieth century," said Walter Houston Clark inPsychology Today. The book was an immediate bestseller upon its publication in June /5(16).

Read the full-text online edition of Varieties of Religious Invention: Founders and Their Functions in History (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Varieties of Religious Invention: Founders and. SUMMARY (ENTIRE BOOK) It is to our culture’s advantage that there exists so many religious types and sects and creeds. This classic book has become famous as the standard scientific work on the psychology of religious impulses and of the varieties of religious experiences.


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The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology, which were delivered at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland between and The lectures concerned the psychological study of individual private religious Author: William James.

The present book consists of contributions which all deal with the multi-facetted and multidimensional topic of religious authority and aim to complement each other. Most papers deal with Indonesia, but two dealing with other countries have been included in order to add a comparative by: 1.

The present book consists of contributions which all deal with the multi-facetted and multidimensional topic of religious authority and aim to complement each other. Most papers deal with Indonesia, but two dealing with other countries have been included in order to add a comparative dimension.

William James’s Varieties of Religious Experience brings together twenty lectures on the nature of religion, delivered at the University of Edinburgh between and Renowned at the time for their practical and even-handed approach to the human experience of religion, the lectures form a sympathetic and analytical portrait not of the.

Get this from a library. Varieties of Religious Authority: Changes and Challenges in 20th Century Indonesian Islam. [Azyumardi Azra; Nico J G Kaptein; Kees van Dijk;] -- The twentieth century was a fascinating period of profound political, social and economic changes in Indonesia.

These changes contributed to the diversification of the religious landscape and as a. To call "Varieties of Religious Experience" a classic is an understatement. What I find really amazing is that it was written in James was first known for his work with "functionalism" in psychology, essentially making him the first modern psychologist moving psychology away from the realm of by: 03 Varieties_Religious Ch 3 54 4/6/10, AM.

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The Varieties of Religious Experience () is a lecture series that American philosopher and psychologist William James offered at the University of Edinburgh in In these lectures, James explores the phenomenon of religion from a psychological perspective.4/5().

In The Varieties of Religious Experience, a work based on his delivery of the Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh, William James sought to examine from the perspective of psychology the subject of religious experiences, seeking to understand man and his consciousness concerning religion.

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The Varieties of Religious Experience was an immediate bestseller upon its publication in June Reflecting the pluralistic views of psychologist turned philosopher William James, it posits that individual religious experiences, rather than the tenets of organized religions, form the backbone of religious life/5().

Get this from a library. Varieties of religious authority: changes and challenges in 20th century Indonesian Islam. [Azyumardi Azra; C van Dijk; N J G Kaptein; Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.; International Institute for Asian Studies.;].

1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2. Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3.

Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5. His book The Will to Believe was about the right to believe, and his Varieties of Religious Experience made religion possible for many educated moderns who are uncomfortable with the authority of churches and dogmas.

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