Experiencing the Divine

Tanya Luhrmann, an anthropologist at Stanford, writes in the NYTimes about faith and the experience of divine forces:

 To experience God as walking by your side, in conversation with you, is hard. Evangelical pastors often preach as if they are teaching people how to keep God constantly in mind, because it is so easy not to pray, to let God’s presence slip away. But when it works, people experience God as alive.

Read more here:

Conjuring Up Our Own Gods
By T. M. LUHRMANN
October 14, 2013

 

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