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Varieties of Religion Today

William James Revisited

by Charles Taylor

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Religious experience,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Religion,
  • James, William,,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Varieties of religious experie,
  • Philosophy,
  • Religious,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Experience (Religion),
  • Religion, Politics & State,
  • 1842-1910,
  • Psychology, Religious

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7670677M
    ISBN 100674007603
    ISBN 109780674007604

    Varieties of Religion Today: William James Revisited (review) Varieties of Religion Today: William James Revisited (review) Wilson, James G. S. Book Reviews Let me end by clarifying and expanding my previous point, which, as I indicated, I take to be this work's major contribution to current discussions in pragmatist theory. Instead of rushing hastily to judgment, and from . Book Review: Varieties of Religion today: William James Revisited By Charles Taylor: Harvard University Press, pp. Among widely influential philosophers today I can think of only two who are self-professed practicing Christians: Charles Taylor and .

    The Varieties of Religious Experience is considered to be the classic work in the field. To quote Wikipedia, "James was most interested in understanding personal religious experience. The importance of James to the psychology of religion - and to psychology more generally - . focuses on the meaning of religion today. In his book Taylor is pointing to the shifts that have occurred during the 20th century in the relation between religion, society and the individual. His starting point is the classical work of William James () The Varieties of Religious Experience (James ). A book mostly interpretedAuthor: S. Miedema, L.F.S. Smith.

      In The Varieties of Religious Experience, a work based on his delivery of the Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh, William James sought to examine from the perspective of psychology the subject of religious experiences, seeking to understand man and his consciousness concerning religion. Varieties has become a classic work in a number of . Read this book on Questia. Comprising essays written by former students of Donald G. Mathews, a distinguished historian of religion in the South, Varieties of Southern Religious History offers rich insight into the social and cultural history of the United States.


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Despite the book's subtitle, Varieties of Religion Today is not so much a piece of William James scholarship as it is a work of sociology of religion in its own right. Delivered on the centenary anniversary of the Gilford Lectures that became James's classic Varieties of Religious Experience, the lectures collected here explore how James's work can help us to understand /5.

Varieties of Religion Today is a rich, thought-provoking book, offering an incisive analysis of contemporary religious movements.” ― Peter Emberley, Globe and Mail “Charles Taylor's superb account of James's theology offers a powerful critique of the assumptions and consequences of this approach to by:   Charles Taylor's "Varieties of Religion Today," is a superb reflection on the importance of William James' commentary on religion a century ago.

In a precise, brief, and resonant book, Taylor conveys a vivid sense of James' insights, yet provides a valuable critique of his "Varieties of Religious Experience" and "Will to Believe," for the Cited by: A hundred years after William James delivered the celebrated lectures that became The Varieties of Religious Experience, one of the foremost thinkers in the English-speaking world returns to Varieties of Religion Today book questions posed in James’s masterpiece to clarify the circumstances and conditions of religion in our elegant mix of the philosophy and sociology of religion, Charles Taylor’s powerful.

Charles Taylor's "Varieties of Religion Today," is a superb reflection on the importance of William James' commentary on religion a century ago. In a precise, brief, and resonant book, Taylor conveys a vivid sense of James' insights, yet provides a valuable critique of his "Varieties of Religious Experience" and "Will to Believe," for the /5.

Varieties of Religion Today is a rich, thought-provoking book, offering an incisive analysis of contemporary religious movements. Globe and Mail - Peter Emberley [A] compelling distillation in which we learn three primary things about William : Harvard. Varieties of Religion Today is a rich, thought-provoking book, offering an incisive analysis of contemporary religious movements.

” —Peter Emberley, The Globe and Mail “ A century later, one of the world’s most respected living philosophers, Canada’s Charles Taylor, is taking a fresh look at James’s classic.

The book is divided into four chapters. In the first, Taylor offers a sketch of the theme in Varieties that he regards as particularly relevant to the contemporary religious situation.

It is the Jamesian view of religion as primarily “something that individuals experience” (4). There are two aspects of this view that deserve attention. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology, which were delivered at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland between and The lectures concerned the psychological study of individual private religious Author: William James.

Varieties of Religion Today: William James Revisited Charles Taylor A hundred years after William James delivered the celebrated lectures that became The Varieties of Religious Experience, one of the foremost thinkers in the English-speaking world returns to the questions posed in James's masterpiece to clarify the circumstances and conditions.

Varieties of Religion Today by Charles Taylor Book Resume: A hundred years after William James delivered the celebrated lectures that became The Varieties of Religious Experience, one of the foremost thinkers in the English-speaking world returns to the questions posed in James's masterpiece to clarify the circumstances and conditions of.

The title Varieties of Religion Today recalls James’s book The Varieties of Religious Experience. Taylor begins by discussing the sense that James’s lectures have largely retained their freshness even after a century, “that this long-dead author is in.

Varieties of Religion Today is a rich, thought-provoking book, offering an incisive analysis of contemporary religious movements. -- Peter Emberley Globe and Mail Charles Taylor's superb account of James's theology offers a powerful critique of the assumptions and consequences of this approach to religion/5().

Varieties of Religion Today: William James Revisited Charles Taylor, Author Harvard University Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. A hundred years after William James delivered the celebrated lectures that became The Varieties of Religious Experience, one of the foremost thinkers in the English-speaking world returns to the questions posed in James's masterpiece to clarify the circumstances and conditions of religion in our day.

An elegant mix of the philosophy and. "The Varieties of Religious Experienceis certainly the most notable of all books in the field of the psychology of religion and probably destined to be the most influential [one] written on religion in the twentieth century," said Walter Houston Clark inPsychology Today.

The book was an immediate bestseller upon its publication in June /5(16). Varieties of Religion Today: William James Revisited () by Charles Taylor Hear about sales, receive special offers & more.

You can unsubscribe at any : Get this from a library. Varieties of religion today: William James revisited. [Charles Taylor] -- Publisher's description: A hundred years after William James delivered the celebrated lectures that became The Varieties of Religious Experience, one of the foremost thinkers in.

Varieties of Religion Today: William James Revisited Harvard University Press. US $ The subtitle of Charles Taylor=s new book, William James Revisited, resonates with one of the touchstones of English Romanticism, Wordsworth=s >Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey, on revisiting the Banks of the Wye during a Tour.

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Taylor's Varieties of Religion Today: William James Revisitedis the short yet very rich result. In taking account of the complexity and richness of James' book as well as of the broad range of meaning that is covered by the term "religion," Taylor is engaging in [End Page ] a difficult task.Charles Taylor: Varieties of Religion Today.

William James Revisited Cambridge – London Harvard University Press, pp. In his well-known essay On the History and Systematics of Sociological Theory (), Robert K. Merton gave five reasons for why social scientists keep coming back to the classics in their fields.

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