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  • Unitarianism represented "the religion of healthy-mindedness" to James -- which, in his classic study, The Varieties of Religious Experience, is actually a bit of a slap.

    Philocrites: Wednesday: Richardson on new William James bio.

  • Liberal Christianity, for example, represents the triumph of a resolute devotion to healthy-mindedness over a morbid "old hell-fire theology" (V, 91).

    William James

  • But with religion went some of the legitimation of private grief; instead, what William James (with some skepticism) called 'the religion of healthy-mindedness' [1] has made headway for at least a century, from Mary Baker Eddy's Christian Science to New Age fads.

    The Crack-Up

  • The "healthy-mindedness" and "physical morality" which play and games foster rarely result from physical training as a business, at stated times, indoors, under class direction.

    Civics and Health

  • It is the religion of the 'sick soul' as contrasted with that of 'healthy-mindedness.'

    Christianity and Ethics A Handbook of Christian Ethics

  • The risk of making mysteries for an active intellect to feed upon was never even considered, nor did anyone perceive the folly of withholding positive knowledge, which, when properly conveyed, is the true source of healthy-mindedness, from a child whose intelligent perception was already sufficiently keen to require it.

    The Heavenly Twins

  • His fundamentals, the distinction he draws between the "once-born" and the "twice-born," between the religion of healthy-mindedness and the need of the sick soul, the psychological bases which he supplies for conversation and the rarer religious experiences are immensely illuminating, but all this is only the nebulæ out of which religions are organized into systems; the systems still remain to be considered.

    Modern Religious Cults and Movements

  • She tried to drown herself, and only owed her life to the healthy-mindedness of the good mare Colette, as the horse evidently had not the same reasons as its young mistress for wishing to put an end to its days.

    George Sand: Some Aspects of Her Life and Writings

  • Religion, as a help in field of mental hygiene, 114; of healthy-mindedness, 114-115.

    How to Live Rules for Healthful Living Based on Modern Science

  • James, William, on enjoyment of life, 5; on religion of healthy-mindedness, 114.

    How to Live Rules for Healthful Living Based on Modern Science


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