15 years old. I’m fresh out of my second mental hospital stay. I attempted suicide. I felt unclean. I felt unworthy. My uncle had sexually assaulted me for a period of about 6 months, and went to prison two months before I decided to end my life. 268 more words
Tags » Religious Experience
4:30 PM – 4:45 PM
Hilton, Room: Salon B
Presenting Author: Cordelia Erickson-Davis Stanford University
Presence, or the sense of “being there,” is frequently invoked in descriptions of religious experience (e.g., the “presence of God”), unseen others (e.g., Third Man Syndrome) or one’s self (e.g., to feel fully present in the moment). 187 more words
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אבינו אבינו איך נלך כי השומר עומד בשער המלך
Our Father, Our father! How can we come to you? The guard stands watch at the royal gate!
The German theologian Rudolf Otto was born in 1869 in a town called Peine, near Hannover in Prussia. Unfortunately, very little is known about his early life until he began his formal education, so this brief biographical sketch is little more than an overview of his academic CV. 4,255 more words
Page 326 is the Philosophy chapter, a good place to start with some extra reading. Don’t be daunted– it’s rather old fashioned but it is in the form of a lecture: Imagine that James is speaking to you about his ideas.