By Mark Owen Webb
This ebook takes a theoretical company in Christian philosophy of faith and applies it to Buddhism, hence protecting Buddhism and offering it favorably compared. Chapters discover how the claims of either Christianity and Theravada Buddhism leisure on people’s studies, so the query as to which claimants to spiritual wisdom are correct rests at the evidential price of these stories. The ebook examines mysticism and how you can comprehend what is going on in non secular studies, supporting us to appreciate if it is reliable grounds for non secular trust. the writer argues that non secular language in either Christian and Buddhist traditions is intelligible as real discourse, and so stories of mystical event are precise or fake. The publication contends that these studies should be fruitfully regarded as perceptual in type and they are as a result sturdy prima facie grounds for non secular trust, within the absence of defeating stipulations. The paintings is going directly to discover Christian and Buddhist testimony and the way the possibility of self-deception, self-delusion, resourceful elaboration etc constitutes a defeating situation. it really is proven that this defeater has much less scope for operation within the Buddhist case than within the Christian case, and for this reason Theravada Buddhism is best grounded. This paintings will attract scholars and students of philosophy and philosophy of faith, and people attracted to the research of spiritual experience.