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Hugh's News & Views (Cafeteria-Style Religion)

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CAFETERIA-STYLE RELIGION

In our increasingly eclectic, “many options,” postmodern world, religion is being reduced to a cafeteria-style approach. Just as one can go through a cafeteria line picking the food items he or she wants to eat and rejecting the rest, so many people approach religion in the same fashion: they pick from the Bible (and even from various World Religions) those ideas, notions, commands, and practices they personally like and agree with and reject the rest. 717 more words

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Book Plunge: The Trace of God

What do I think of Joseph Hinman’s book “The Trace of God?” Let’s talk about it on Deeper Waters.

When I write a review, I make it a goal to tell you what I think about a book, but in the case of Hinman’s, I’m not really sure. 552 more words

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The Theory-Ladenness Objection to Religious Experience

In a discussion about religious experience a couple of weeks ago somebody raised what you might call the theory-ladenness or interpretation objection. Since I didn’t have the chance to respond then, I am posting an answer here. 187 more words

Philosophy Of Religion

Lawn gnomes and the meaning of life?

There I am. Floating in space. Mars is to my left and Venus to my right. Stars are all around. I drift along observing my surroundings, and then I hear a voice telling me to look as far as I can see.   543 more words

Religious Experience essay by a student (Number Two)

Here is the second of two essays on religious experience by students that were on the A/B borderline. Again in this essay my annotation in italics helps explain my allocation of marks, which I have put at the end. 1,354 more words

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Religious Experience essay by a student

This is an A/B borderline essay recently done by a student. I have annotated it with my comments in italics.

Discuss the view that religious experiences must be true because there is a common core to all of them. 1,359 more words

A2 Level

Religious Experience Definitions

So I did a thing… it’s for my philosophy class, but I thought I would share with any whom are interested! (I really despise my voice, so I apologise, but it had to be done) Hope you find it interesting…

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