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Loving God Like a Cow

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where Meister Eckhart warns against trying to find uses for God and where we do just that.


Rationalizing the Commandments II: Rationalizing the Commandments II: The Soloveitchikian Method

Daniel Rynhold

in Two Models of Jewish Philosophy: Justifying One's Practices

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199274864
eISBN:
9780191602450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927486X.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The apparently contrasting method of rationalization of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik is subjected to a detailed critical analysis. Following a summary of Soloveitchik’s general method of descriptive ... More


 Paul Ricoeur and the Poetic Moral Self

John Wall

in Moral Creativity: Paul Ricoeur and the Poetics of Possibility

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195182569
eISBN:
9780199835737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195182561.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

There can be no meaning to the notion of human moral creativity without first the ontological possibility for a poetic moral self. In the face of a range of contemporary attacks on moral selfhood, ... More


Ludwig Wittgenstein

Miles Hollingworth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190873998
eISBN:
9780190874025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873998.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This reflexive book on Ludwig Wittgenstein’s life and thought challenges the meaning and form of biography and subject as much as it launches radical new treatments of Wittgenstein’s sexuality and ... More


Visions of Religion: Experience, Meaning, and Power

Stephen S. Bush

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199387403
eISBN:
9780199387427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387403.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Three understandings of the nature of religion—religion as experience, symbolic meaning, and power—have dominated scholarly discussions, in succession, for the past hundred years. Proponents of each ... More


The Goodness of Home: Human and Divine Love and the Making of the Self

Natalia Marandiuc

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190674502
eISBN:
9780190699024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674502.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The question of what home means and how it relates to subjectivity has fresh urgency in light of pervasive contemporary migration, which ruptures the human self, and painful relational poverty, which ... More


Suffering Faith In Philosophy

S. Clark Buckner

in Styles of Piety: Practicing Philosophy after the Death of God

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225002
eISBN:
9780823237081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225002.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyzes the philosophy of Husserl, with some references to Levinas and Derrida, in an attempt to clarify the strengths and weaknesses of the phenomenological ... More


“A World Split Open”?: Experience and Feminist Theologies

Kristine A. Culp

in The Experience of God: A Postmodern Response

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225187
eISBN:
9780823237135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225187.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

When women told what they had undergone, what had sustained them, oppressed them, and set them free, how they had endured and survived, what they told opened rifts in what had ... More


Human Double Embeddedness: Frameworks of Meaning and Significant Relationships

Natalia Marandiuc

in The Goodness of Home: Human and Divine Love and the Making of the Self

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190674502
eISBN:
9780190699024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674502.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter proposes that human beings are conditioned by a double embeddedness: humans are immersed in inescapable frameworks of meaning and shaped by relationships of significance. In dialogue with ... More


Introduction

Diana Lobel

in The Quest for God and the Good: World Philosophy as a Living Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153157
eISBN:
9780231527019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153157.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores the insights of central thinkers and texts from throughout the world that address fundamental existential questions such as “Why is spiritual life so often described using ... More


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