Conversion and Corporate Experience

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Philosophy (Religious Experience) Mind Map on Conversion and Corporate Experience, created by joe_lamy on 04/10/2013.

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Conversion and Corporate Experience
1 Examples of conversions are found in both scriptures and modern examples
1.1 Whilst the inner experience is not empirically detectable, changes in behaviour can be observed
1.1.1 William James describes truth to only be found in the results
2 Psychological views
2.1 Process conversion in different terms
2.1.1 Changes are usually gradual; sometimes 'crisis' type events cause rapid transformation
2.1.2 Edwin STARBUCKS
2.1.2.1 Drew parallels with the normal process of finding identity
2.1.2.2 Most religious conversions happen between 15-24
2.1.2.2.1 However;
2.1.2.2.1.1 Although in conversion there is a sense of there is a sense of the individual choosing to believe and follow God
2.1.2.2.1.1.1 There is also an element of 'Passivity';
2.1.2.2.1.1.1.1 Believers speak of someone or something acting upon them
2.1.2.2.1.1.1.1.1 To reduce a conversion to just psychological phenomenon fails to address the cause
2.2 Transformations in terms of our priorities and ideas do occur for all of us as we go through life
3 Corporate Religious Experience
3.1 Religious experiences that happen to a number of people simultaneously
3.1.1 TORONTO BLESSING 1994
3.1.1.1 Large numbers of believers reported being affected by the Holy Spirit
3.1.1.1.1 Uncontrollable weeping
3.1.1.1.1.1 Laughing
3.1.1.1.1.1.1 Rolling around on the floor
3.1.1.2 However, some argue this is simply mass hysteria
3.1.1.2.1 Corporate Experiences may seem more impressive as there are more people to 'verify' the experience
3.1.1.2.1.1 All other experiences are private and impossible to verify
3.1.1.2.2 Such experiences should be judged on what effects are produced

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