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Rudolf Otto on Numinous Experience

A Level: AQA • Edexcel • OCR • WJEC


A detailed investigation into Rudolf Otto's key ideas on numinous experience, including how they work, and why they're important. This lesson provides a brief biography of Rudolf Otto, and covers the text of The Idea of the Holy. This includes discussion of the key quality of numinous experience (i.e. creature feeling, which is both tremendous and fascinating), and how numinous experience supports the argument for the existence of God.