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Male and Female

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

It is possible to speak about love only through its effects or the traces that are accessible to remembrance and reason. The traces are simply the reflection of one in the other, while the essence ... More


Loving and Longing

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Love imposes a strange overlapping of semantic fields in the center of which are the verbs “to want”, “to love”, and “to long”. In the semantic difference between longing and loving, as in their ... More


Trust

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

A person appears to himself by means of what his will offers him. And it can turn him both toward the body and toward the spirit, toward the earth and toward heaven. But this illusion of the ... More


The Intellect

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The nature of the Intellect is not to identify itself passively and blindly with the phenomena it recognizes. Its aim is to reduce phenomena to their essence. The trinity of existence, Consciousness, ... More


Poverty

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Opposed to the certainty that everything may be received from God, and that, consequently, it is necessary to turn and abandon oneself to Him, is the denial of everything else, since human openness ... More


UNDRESSING AND UNION

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Islam

What is lowered down must also be raised up. Descent includes also ascent. So it is also with separation and unification. Clothes confirm separateness, but also the return to oneness, which is the ... More


Local Construction

Adam S. Miller

in Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The multitude of objects, each of which is itself a multitude of objects, is responsible for locally constructing what unity there is. The chapter argues that Latour's objects aren't quite solid. ... More


The Unity of the World

Emanuele Coccia

in Sensible Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267415
eISBN:
9780823272358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267415.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explains how images enable the world to be united. It suggests that we live under the perpetual influence of the sensible, that our existence is a relentless stream of the sensible. All ... More


Passing on the Faith: Training the Next Generation of American Practicing Catholics

JAMES T. FISHER and MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

in The Catholic Studies Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In hearing the phrase “passing on the faith,” images of more than a list of beliefs pass before the eyes of the hearers' imaginations. This chapter reconstructs debates over the nature of ... More


Speaking the Truth in Love: Theological and Spiritual Exhortations of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

John Chryssavgis and Dr. Rowan Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233373
eISBN:
9780823240463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233373.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has made it his mission to foster ecumenical relations and religious tolerance, as well as to promote global human rights and protect the ... More


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