8. Religious Experience in Mediterranean Antiquity

Studying the Religious Mind - Methodology in the Cognitive Science of Religion - Armin W. Geertz

István Czachesz [+-]
University of Tromsø
István Czachesz is Professor in the Department of History and Religious Studies, University of Tromsø and Review Editor, Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion.

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This chapter serves as an introduction to a small collection of essays dedicated to the study of religious experience in the ancient Mediterranean world. First, the chapter addresses the challenges of a historical study of religious experiences. Second, a model of religious experience is outlined that connects neurological, textual, cognitive, and ritual aspects of religious experience. Finally, the essays in the collection are briefly introduced.

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Czachesz, István. 8. Religious Experience in Mediterranean Antiquity. Studying the Religious Mind - Methodology in the Cognitive Science of Religion. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Aug 2022. ISBN 9781800501614. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=43008. Date accessed: 22 Jan 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43008. Aug 2022

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