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‘To the Deists’—Calamities Amplify

Susanne M. Sklar

in Blake's Jerusalem As Visionary Theatre: Entering the Divine Body

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603145
eISBN:
9780191731594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603145.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Like his Jews, Blake's Deists coinhere with warrior Druids; their ideology spreads more violence than the theology they challenge. Now Albion's disease infects Los, Albion falls yet again, and Vala ... More


‘To the Jews’—Rescue Attempts

Susanne M. Sklar

in Blake's Jerusalem As Visionary Theatre: Entering the Divine Body

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603145
eISBN:
9780191731594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603145.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Blake's Jews coinhere with British Druids — who spread war throughout the world. Los's Spectre and Emanation appear as refugees, fleeing from Albion to tell their version of his fall (1). Los ... More


Introduction

Constance M. Furey

in Poetic Relations: Intimacy and Faith in the English Reformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226434155
eISBN:
9780226434292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226434292.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This introductory chapter explains the three main goals of the study: 1) to demonstrate the relevance of Protestantism’s relationality to discussions of selfhood today; 2) to reveal a new way forward ... More


First Movement: The Aduton of Selfhood

Sheridan Hough

in Kierkegaard's Dancing Tax Collector: Faith, Finitude, and Silence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739999
eISBN:
9780191802898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739999.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

Kierkegaardian ‘selves’ are distinguished from ‘human beings’, and the process of becoming a self is discussed. A commitment to a vocation (‘infinite passion’) is what forges an individual self. ... More


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