Into the Mystery: Mysticism, UUs, and Neurotheology

Where does direct experience of the transcendent, neuroscience, and UU intersect? Or better yet, where does “woo woo” meet “weigh and measure?” Surveys show that a significant number of individuals have had some type of “mystical, numinous, or transcendent experience,” so how can we explain and reconcile this with scientific fact? Does Neurotheology finally have the answer for us to know the unknowable? What does the latest neuroscience have to say about spiritual experience?

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