Mystic Religions and Cults
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This paper discusses mystic religions, cults and Paul's experience. The writer discusses that the purpose of any type of religion is to fill the needs within the person and people who listen to those that say they have had visions do so because they have unfilled needs in their lives or those who claim to have visions lead groups of people into following their will because they say they have heard the voice of God.
From the Paper:"Does Paul have a choice in his conversion experience? How is it that one comes into faith and/or "finds" religion? Can somebody do a sudden 180 degree turn, as Paul does? Is it asking too much of others to accept this? Should one believe any person who says, "God came to me in a vision?" Throughout history, different religions or cults have existed ranging back into the days of Babylon where they worshiped different gods to the present where cults continue to exist. Plato made reference to the Mysteries in his writing, Underhill talks about the Mysteries in her ..."
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