Single Idea 1460

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 3. Virtues / h. Respect]

Full Idea

We respect the religious experience of others in a similar way to our respect for their artistic or sense experiences, and the quality which makes them seem authentic can only be called 'holy'.

Gist of Idea

Religious experience deserves the same respect as our other key experiences, and is best called 'holy'


report of A.E. Taylor (Vindication of Religion (extract) [1926], III) by PG - Db (ideas)

Book Reference

'The Existence of God', ed/tr. Hick,John [Macmillan 1964], p.163