Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: God’s voice x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Voice of God, Sound of Self: Sources of Religious Experience and Symptoms of Illness

Robert N. McCauley and George Graham

in Hearing Voices and Other Matters of the Mind: What Mental Abnormalities Can Teach Us About Religions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190091149
eISBN:
9780190091170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091149.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

Humans are biologically evolved to identify sources of their own conscious experience and to distinguish between private inner speech and speech acts of external agents. So how are we to explain ... More


Broken by God: Breaking the Waves

James Martel

in Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600181
eISBN:
9780190600211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600181.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses how the figure of God is addressed in Breaking the Waves. In the film, Bess McNeill talks to God, while letting the audience know that God exists only via her own belief. In ... More


Hearing Voices and Other Matters of the Mind: What Mental Abnormalities Can Teach Us About Religions

Robert N. McCauley and George Graham

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190091149
eISBN:
9780190091170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091149.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

This book endorses an ecumenical naturalism toward all cognition, which will illuminate the long-recognized and striking similarities between features of mental disorders and features of religions. ... More


View: