By Mark Owen Webb

ISBN-10: 3319094556

ISBN-13: 9783319094557

​This e-book takes a theoretical firm in Christian philosophy of faith and applies it to Buddhism, hence protecting Buddhism and offering it favorably compared. Chapters discover how the claims of either Christianity and Theravada Buddhism leisure on people’s reports, so the query as to which claimants to spiritual wisdom are correct rests at the evidential worth of these studies. The ebook examines mysticism and how one can comprehend what is going on in non secular stories, assisting us to appreciate if it is sturdy grounds for non secular trust.   the writer argues that spiritual language in either Christian and Buddhist traditions is intelligible as genuine discourse, and so stories of mystical event are precise or fake. The e-book contends that these reviews might be fruitfully considered perceptual in type and they are for this reason strong prima facie grounds for non secular trust, within the absence of defeating conditions.    The paintings is going directly to discover Christian and Buddhist testimony and the way the possibility of self-deception, self-delusion, innovative elaboration and so forth constitutes a defeating . it's proven that this defeater has much less scope for operation within the Buddhist case than within the Christian case, and as a result Theravada Buddhism is healthier grounded.   This paintings will entice scholars and students of philosophy and philosophy of faith, and people drawn to the research of non secular experience.

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