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Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America

John Corrigan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226237466
eISBN:
9780226237633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237633.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American Christians value the feeling of emptiness and seek to cultivate it, believing that the more profoundly they experience emptiness the greater their longing for God and the nearer they draw to ... More


Introduction: Emptiness and American Christianities

John Corrigan

in Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226237466
eISBN:
9780226237633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237633.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Christian groups in America, committed to the cultivation of a feeling of emptiness and a theological program of self-denial, have defined themselves through a process of via negativa in which they ... More


Feeling

John Corrigan

in Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226237466
eISBN:
9780226237633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237633.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Emotion is a key aspect of Christianity. The feeling of emptiness is an emotion. It has played an important role in the spirituality of persons throughout Christian history and is highly visible in ... More


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