On Religious Experience

  • John Hick
Part of the Philosophical Studies Series book series (PSSP, volume 59)


If we start from ordinary usage, we can say that interpretation is concerned with meaning, and presupposes that there is something (using that term in its most comprehensive sense to include entities, statements, actions, complex situations, or indeed the universe as a whole) whose meaning is not indisputably self-evident to us. There is accordingly ambiguity, making room for alternative construals, some of which will normally be misconstruals.


Religious Experience Religious Person Cognitive Risk Religious System Religious Concept 
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