By Mark Owen Webb
This booklet takes a theoretical firm in Christian philosophy of faith and applies it to Buddhism, hence protecting Buddhism and offering it favorably compared. Chapters discover how the claims of either Christianity and Theravada Buddhism relaxation on people’s stories, so the query as to which claimants to spiritual wisdom are correct rests at the evidential price of these stories. The publication examines mysticism and how you can comprehend what is going on in spiritual stories, supporting us to appreciate if it is reliable grounds for spiritual trust. the writer argues that spiritual language in either Christian and Buddhist traditions is intelligible as genuine discourse, and so experiences of mystical event are real or fake. The ebook contends that these reports should be fruitfully considered perceptual in sort and they are as a result sturdy prima facie grounds for non secular trust, within the absence of defeating stipulations. The paintings is going directly to discover Christian and Buddhist testimony and the way the possibility of self-deception, self-delusion, resourceful elaboration etc constitutes a defeating situation. it truly is proven that this defeater has much less scope for operation within the Buddhist case than within the Christian case, and as a result Theravada Buddhism is best grounded. This paintings will entice scholars and students of philosophy and philosophy of faith, and people attracted to the learn of spiritual experience.
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A Comparative Doxastic-Practice Epistemology of Religious Experience by Mark Owen Webb