A leading scholar sheds critical light on the seemingly revelatory events behind new religions and spiritual movements
How the sciences of the mind can advance the study of religion
Fits, trances, visions, speaking in tongues, clairvoyance, out-of-body experiences, possession. Believers have long viewed these and similar involuntary experiences as religious--as manifestations of God, the spirits, or the Christ...
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