Just wanted to let you know about the prayer and fellowship meeting I had this morning.
It was a great time hanging out with my brothers while we shared stories of our walk with God. 868 more words
Perhaps the key challenge to veracity of religious experience is the claim that that there are alternative explanations; that these are not supernatural experiences of God, but are natural explanations, the result of brain activity, such as temporal lobe epilepsy. 473 more words
David Hume, an 18th century Scottish philosopher is one of the most influential empirical philosophers. Empiricism is the idea that knowledge comes from experience, so for Hume, the only we can know something is through some form of experience. 598 more words
The second challenge to the idea of religious experience concerns the idea of the finite experiencing the infinite. How can finite beings such as humans, that is, limited beings, experience an infinite being such as God? 500 more words