The Evidential Force of Religious Experience   -     By: Caroline Franks Davis
Buy Item InStock81.25$81.25 Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Evidential Force of Religious Experience

Oxford University Press / 1999 / Paperback

$81.25 (CBD Price)
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
CBD Stock No: WW250010

Current Promotions
* This product is available for shipment only to the USA. We apologize for any inconvenience.
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.
  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Others Also Purchased (15)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $1.99
    Retail: $2.99
    Add To Cart
    $1.99
  2. In Stock
    $149.99
    Retail: $179.99
    Add To Cart
    $149.99
  3. In Stock
    $135.00
    Retail: $339.80
    Add To Cart
    $135.00
  4. In Stock
    $13.99
    Retail: $17.99
    Add To Cart
    $13.99
  5. In Stock
    $129.48
    Retail: $215.88
    Add To Cart
    $129.48
  6. In Stock
    $8.99
    Retail: $15.99
    Add To Cart
    $8.99

Product Description

Caroline Franks Davis provides a clear, sensitive, and carefully argued assessment of the value of religious experiences as evidence for religious beliefs. Much more than an 'argument from religous experience', the inquiry systematically addresses underlying philosophical issues such as the role of interpretation in experience, the function of models and metaphors in religious language, and the way perceptual experiences in general are used as evidence for claims about the world. Oxford University Press, 268 pages. Paperback.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 280
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0198250010
ISBN-13: 9780198250012
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The God Problem: Expressing Faith and Being Reasonable
    The God Problem: Expressing Faith and Being Reasonable
    Robert Wuthnow
    University of California Press / 2012 / Hardcover
    $23.09 Retail: $34.95 Save 34% ($11.86)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW274280
  2. Cave Quest VBS 2016: Bible Memory Buddies, Set of 5
    Cave Quest VBS 2016: Bible Memory Buddies, Set of 5
    Group Publishing / 2016 / Other
    $2.96 Retail: $3.29 Save 10% ($0.33)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW73217X
  3. One-Minute Inspirations for Women
    One-Minute Inspirations for Women
    Elizabeth George
    Harvest House Publishers / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $1.99 Retail: $2.99 Save 33% ($1.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 49 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW957403
  4. ESV Gospel Transformation Bible--soft leather-look,  brown/navy with trail design
    ESV Gospel Transformation Bible--soft leather-look, brown/navy with trail design
    Crossway / 2013 / Imitation Leather
    $17.99 Retail: $64.99 Save 72% ($47.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 9 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW537929
    Video

Related Products

  1. The Truth Project Small Group Curriculum
    The Truth Project Small Group Curriculum
    Focus on the Family
    Truth Project Focus on the Family / DVD
    $99.99
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW5014689
    Video
  2. The Beginner's Bible: Timeless Children's Stories
    The Beginner's Bible: Timeless Children's Stories
    ZonderKidz / 2005 / Hardcover
    $8.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 47% ($8.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 323 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW709628
  3. ESV Study Bible (TruTone, Tan, Window Design), Leather, imitation
    ESV Study Bible (TruTone, Tan, Window Design), Leather, imitation
    Crossway / 2013 / Imitation Leather
    $24.99 Retail: $79.99 Save 69% ($55.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW541513
  4. NIV 2016 Survival Kit for Grads, Brown
    NIV 2016 Survival Kit for Grads, Brown
    Zondervan / 2016 / Other
    $11.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 40% ($8.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW003830

Publisher's Description

This study examines the nature of religious experiences and whether they can be used as evidence for religious beliefs. Davis discusses the important philosophical issues raised by religious experience, such as the role of models and metaphors in descriptions of religious experience, and the way experiences in general are used as evidence for claims about the world. Using contemporary and classic sources from the world religions, she gives an account of different types of religious experience and, drawing extensively on psychological and sociological as well as philosophical literature, deals with skeptical challenges about religious experiences.

Editorial Reviews


"Should be the starting point for any future investigation of the evidential force of religious experience upon any particular religious claim. Not only does it give a complete catalog of the various types of religious experiences, but it also gives a complete catalog of the various arguments from religious experience and the objections that can be made thereto."--Christian Scholar's Review
"This is a splendid piece of work. It breaks new ground as well as dealing comprehensively with the standard material on religious experience."-- William J. Abraham, Perkins School of Theology
"Davis does an admirable job in reopening an isue which many may regard as closed."--Theological Studies

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Availability

Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search