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The Varieties of Religious Experience

A Study in Human Nature

William James

"I am neither a theologian, nor a scholar learned in the history of religions, nor an anthropologist. Psychology is the only branch of learning in which I am particularly versed. To the psychologist the religious propensities of man must be at least as interesting as any other of the facts pertaining to his mental constitution. It would seem, there...
Publish Date
May 8
First Published in 1901
Goodreads rating
Aug 12, 2015
When I read 'Sapiens':, I found the chapter on the evolution of the role of religion in human life most interesting and something I wanted to go deeper on.      source
Jul 12, 2020
James is so wonderful. "The Varieties of Religious Experience" is a great, great book. each chapter marvelous. James reveals himself in a footnote. imagine--Henry James's "less superficial" brother.      source