HDS 2675

Religious Experience: Seminar

David C. Lamberth


An in-depth analysis of the investigation into and construction and critique of "religious experience" in philosophy of religion, theology, critical religious thought and contemporary neuroscience. Issues will include asking what is at stake in the appeal to experience, what experience is or might be, and what evidence for such experiences currently looks like. Authors will include Edwards. James, Katz, Otto, Proudfoot, Schleiermacher, as well as contemporary neuroscientists. Previous work in philosophy or theology recommended.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 12 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 2541

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0.50 credits
Spring 2015
Thurs 4pm-6pm
Divinity Hall Room 211

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • History of Christianity
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Theology
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None