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By Mark Owen Webb

ISBN-10: 3319094556

ISBN-13: 9783319094557

​This publication takes a theoretical firm in Christian philosophy of faith and applies it to Buddhism, therefore protecting Buddhism and featuring it favorably compared. Chapters discover how the claims of either Christianity and Theravada Buddhism relaxation on people’s studies, so the query as to which claimants to non secular wisdom are correct rests at the evidential price of these reports. The e-book examines mysticism and how one can comprehend what is going on in non secular reviews, assisting us to appreciate if it is solid grounds for non secular trust.   the writer argues that non secular language in either Christian and Buddhist traditions is intelligible as genuine discourse, and so reviews of mystical event are actual or fake. The booklet contends that these reviews could be fruitfully considered perceptual in sort and they are consequently stable prima facie grounds for spiritual trust, within the absence of defeating conditions.    The paintings is going directly to discover Christian and Buddhist testimony and the way the chance of self-deception, self-delusion, creative elaboration and so on constitutes a defeating . it truly is proven that this defeater has much less scope for operation within the Buddhist case than within the Christian case, and for this reason Theravada Buddhism is best grounded.   This paintings will entice scholars and students of philosophy and philosophy of faith, and people drawn to the examine of spiritual experience.

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