Sameer Yadav is assistant professor of religious studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He earned a ThD in theology from Duke Divinity School. His book, The Problem of Perception and the Experience of God, is based on his dissertation completed at Duke University under the direction of Paul J. Griffiths.
Can experiences of God serve to inform and justify our theological beliefs and practices? The central claim in this work is that there is a radical mistake in many contemporary accounts that require grounding a theological story of God's availability to us in experience in a prior general philosophical theory of perception.