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By Mark Owen Webb

​This e-book takes a theoretical company in Christian philosophy of faith and applies it to Buddhism, hence protecting Buddhism and proposing it favorably compared. Chapters discover how the claims of either Christianity and Theravada Buddhism relaxation on people’s reviews, so the query as to which claimants to spiritual wisdom are correct rests at the evidential worth of these reports. The booklet examines mysticism and how you can comprehend what is going on in spiritual reports, assisting us to appreciate if it is sturdy grounds for spiritual trust.   the writer argues that spiritual language in either Christian and Buddhist traditions is intelligible as genuine discourse, and so experiences of mystical event are precise or fake. The booklet contends that these reviews should be fruitfully regarded as perceptual in type and they are for this reason solid 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 chance of self-deception, self-delusion, ingenious elaboration and so forth constitutes a defeating situation. it truly is proven that this defeater has much less scope for operation within the Buddhist case than within the Christian case, and consequently 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 spiritual experience.

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