The Spiritual Impulse: Understanding the Experience of God

A Conversation with Tanya Luhrmann October 10, 2023

Numerous polls have consistently shown that most people around the world believe in the existence of God or some higher power. Indeed, many of these people not only believe in a deeper reality, but also claim to experience God directly. Can social science explain how rational people come to believe in God and experience the divine as real?

Speakers

  • Steve Paulson Journalist and Executive Producer, TTBOOK
  • Tanya Luhrmann Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University

Details

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2023
  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • The Morgan Library & Museum
    225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

About This Series

Spirituality in the Age of Science: Conversations on God, Transcendence & Mortality features Wisconsin Public Radio’s Steve Paulson in conversation with three leading thinkers who share their unique insights into the nature of spiritual experience, the quest for meaning and transcendence, and the question of consciousness beyond death.

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Highlights

  • The Experience of God from an Evangelical Christian's Point of View Nov 14, 2023 03:12 186
  • An Anthropological Approach to Spiritual Experience Nov 14, 2023 04:30 181
  • Tulpamancy Meets Anthropology Nov 14, 2023 03:59 141
  • The Concept of Porosity of Mind Nov 14, 2023 04:53 298
  • The Magical Experiences of an Anthropologist Nov 14, 2023 03:07 208
  • When Belief Becomes Real Nov 14, 2023 03:55 163
  • Mystical Experience or Psychosis? Nov 14, 2023 05:52 946
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