S23-337Religious Experience in Early Judaism and Early Christianity

Joint Session With: Religious Experience in Early Judaism and Early Christianity, Senses and Culture in the Biblical World

11/23/2013 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Room: Key 12 - Hilton

Theme: Sensory Perception and Religious Experience

Frances Flannery, James Madison University, Presiding

Pieter F. Craffert, University of South Africa, Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the Gods: Sense Perceptions and Neuroscientific Research (30 min)

Greg Schmidt Goering, University of Virginia, Investigating Experience in Antiquity: An Embodiment Paradigm (30 min)

Dru Johnson, The King's College (New York City), Ritual Preparation and Epistemological Process: Knowing through Doing (30 min)

Scott D. Mackie, Independent Scholar, Visionary Experience in the Epistle to the Hebrews (30 min)

Andrew Guffey, University of Virginia, Experiencing the Divine in John's Apocalypse: Image, Medium, and Body (30 min)