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The Phenomena of Religion

  • Alan Brill
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Abstract

In our era of globalization, an author such as Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, without hesitancy, can write:

A man who offers his prayers must direct his eyes below [to earth] and his heart above [to heaven] (Yevamot 105b). Without going into subtle distinctions, most of the world’s religions—including Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism—suggest that both one’s heart and one’s eyes should be turned toward Heaven.1

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Religious Experience Late Antiquity Magical Thinking Jewish Religion Indian Religion 
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