The Experience of God—Illusion and Reality

David Bentley Hart

This is the final chapter from the book The Experience of God, published in 2013.

If one is left unsatisfied by the logical arguments for belief in God, and instead insists upon some “experimental” or “empirical” demonstration, then one ought to be willing to attempt the sort of investigations necessary to achieve any sort of real certainty regarding a reality that is nothing less than the infinite coincidence of absolute being, consciousness, and bliss. In short, one must pray…

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And click here for a valuable “Bibliographical Postscript” from the same book.

Originally published by Yale University Press (US link). Excerpt published here with thanks.