New PDF release: A Sense of the Heart: Christian Religious Experience in the

By Bill J. Leonard

ISBN-10: 1426754906

ISBN-13: 9781426754906

ISBN-10: 1630885851

ISBN-13: 9781630885854

for lots of humans, figuring out approximately God isn't adequate; in addition they are looking to believe God’s presence. no matter if like St. Paul’s event at the highway to Damascus or like Wesley’s “strangely warmed heart,” humans think that not anything can alternative for non secular adventure. Even this day, humans visit church with a purpose to stumble upon the Divine, through which they suggest event God of their midst. This wish to meet or be met by way of God is as previous as humanity, yet the USA in particular has been the seed mattress for what William James famously referred to as “varieties of spiritual experience.” those studies hide a large spectrum from vintage mysticism to revivalist conversion to a modern pursuit of spirituality. a feeling of the center lines the character of non secular event from the colonial period to the current, trying to outline and describe the character of spiritual adventure and noting universal and unique techniques within the paintings of varied students and practitioners. Following that, A experience of the Heart deals a ancient evaluation of consultant different types of non secular adventure, the character of such reviews and their impression at the American non secular and cultural context as glaring in awakenings, controversies, denominations, and new spiritual communities.

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