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William James

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William James was born at the Astor House, New York City's most fashionable and luxurious hotel, on January 11, 1842, into a wealthy family of Scottish and Irish ancestry. He was the eldest son of Henry James, Sr., an eccentric dilettante who had studied at Princeton Theological Seminary and went on to produce a sizable body of writings on religious topics. Influenced by the teachings of the mystic Emanuel Swedenborg, Henry senior (who was also a great friend of Ralph Waldo Emerson) fused old-style Calvinism and newer humanistic beliefs into a private blend of theology that suked his own soul. At... Read More

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The Varieties of Religious Experience
A Study in Human Nature
Written by William James

Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 11, 1999
Price: $15.00

"The Varieties of Religious Experience is certainly the most notable of all books in the field of the psychology of religion and probably destined to be the most influential [one] written on religion in the twentieth century," said Walter Houston Clark in Psychology Today. The book was an immediate bestseller upon... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

The Varieties of Religious Experience
(A Modern Library E-Book)
Written by William James

Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 1, 2000
Price: $2.99

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