Types of Religious Experience, Christian and non-Chrisdau, by Joachim Wach, Professor of the History of Religions, Chicago University (Routledge and Kegan Paul, Ltd., 30.S.).
THESE essays, written at different times or delivered originally as lectures. do not form a unified whole. The subject matter is too varied, ranging from subjects such as " Universals in Religion " to an appreciation of the work of Rudolf Otto; but all are directed towards the deepening understanding of religious experience. ehether of East or West, and whether expressed in terms of a world religion or in the life of a single individual. The author's aim is to enable the reader (in his own search for what istrue) to " distinguish between religious experience and its expression " and to foster interest in spiritual quests other than his own.