Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Hiddenness of God$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Michael C. Rea

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780198826019

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198826019.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 18 November 2019

Divine Presence in a Material World

Divine Presence in a Material World

Chapter:
(p.113) 7 Divine Presence in a Material World
Source:
The Hiddenness of God
Author(s):

Michael C. Rea

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198826019.003.0007

This chapter, together with Chapter 6, presents a theory about encounters with God according to which experience of God’s presence is much more widely available than is typically credited in the literature on divine hiddenness. The present chapter further develops the account sketched in Chapter 6 and, in so doing, locates the account in relation to a few important decision points in the literature on religious experience. The chapter concludes with some reasons for thinking that the view of divine encounters sketched here is the most plausible account of how creatures like us might experience divine presence in a material world.

Keywords:   religious experience, visions, voices, Mark Wynn, William Alston, William James, divine presence, divine hiddenness

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .