The new frontier of religion and science : religious experience, neuroscience and the transcendent / John Hick.
By: Hick, John.Material type: BookPublisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006Description: xii, 228 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780230507708 (cloth); 9780230507715 (paper).Subject(s): Psychology, Religious | Religion and science | Religion | Religions | Experience (Religion) | Neurosciences | Transcendence (Philosophy)Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-224) and index.
Religion as human institutions -- Spirituality and mysticism -- What is religious experience? -- 'By their fruits you will know them' -- The neurosciences' challenge to religious experience -- Caveats and questions -- Mind/brain identity? -- Current naturalistic theories -- The alternative possibility -- Free will? -- The epistemological problem -- The epistemological solution -- Any particular religion? -- Responses to religious diversity -- A philosophy of religious pluralism -- Pluralism and the religions -- Spirituality for today -- After death?