2301ReligiousQuestionsNotesBB

2301ReligiousQuestionsNotesBB - LECTURE NOTES ON TOPIC...

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LECTURE NOTES ON TOPIC “RELGIOUS QUESTIONS” Characteristics of “extraordinary (human) experience” break out of routine pattern ambiguous. differing interpretations powerful influence lead us to think seriously about meaning/direction of our lives “Great Questions” Qs of Ultimate Meaning, Purpose, Living/Human Condition Arise from Extraordinary Experience Human Questions = Religious Questions “Existential” Qs Features Concrete, personal, self-involving, self-defining “Mystery,” not “Problem” The notion of “human transcendence” The constitutive, unceasing, impulse/drive/dynamism/capacity to raise questions about life and its meaning The constitutive desire/search for knowledge and meaning The capacity to raise questions about the meaning and significance of things, and ultimately, about the meaning of life/your life.
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