The Psychology Of Inspiration; An Attempt To Distinguish Religious From Scientific Truth And To…

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byGeorge Lansing Raymond

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1908 Excerpt: ... THE MIND'S SUSCEPTIBILITY TO SPIRITUAL OR INSPIRATIONAL, AS CONTRASTED WITH MATERIAL, INFLUENCES To What Men Refer When Using the Term Inspiration--When Using the Term Spiritual--Considered an Influence Not Traceable to the Conscious Sphere of the Mind--But Traceable to or Through an Inner or Subconscious Sphere--Proofs of the Existence of This Sphere, as in Memory, Fright, Fever, Hypnotism--Subconscious Philosophical and Mathematical Intellection--Resulting from Previous Conscious Action, as in Skill--Not Resulting from Previous Conscious Action: Coburn, Mozart, Blind Tom--Subconscious Diagnosis of Disease at a Distance--Subconscious Apprehension of Distant Occurrences--Both in Space and Time--Mind-Reading--Automatic Writing--Apparitions--Connection Between Such Facts and Belief in a Future State of Rewards and Punishments--Often Attributed to Natural Material Causes--Should Be Attributed to Influences from Nature's Occult Side--Shown in Susceptibility of the Primitive, Uneducated Man to Such Influences--Instinct and Reason--Instinctive and Rational--Instinctive and Religious--Instinctive and Animal--Story of the Fall--The Mental Actions of Animals--Of Negroes, Indians, and Those Subject to Hallucinations, with Inferences Therefrom--Like Inferences with Reference to the Origin of Religion Drawn from Primitive Religious Customs--With Growth of Intelligence, Physical Occult Manifestations Are Considered Less Important Than Verbal--But the Verbal Continue to Be Associated with Subconscious Intellection. We have been considering the nature of truth as determined by that which men show that they seek when searching for it, by that which they suppose themselves to find when obtaining it, and by that which they do when receiving or imparting its influence. The ob...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1908 Excerpt: ... THE MIND'S SUSCEPTIBILITY TO SPIRITUAL OR INSPIRATIONAL, AS CONTRASTED WITH MATERIAL, INFLUENCES To What Men Refer When Using th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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