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 Silence

Michael Ward

in Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195313871
eISBN:
9780199871964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313871.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The Chronicles of Narnia present problems of occasion, composition, and reception, and theories have been advanced as to what might give the seven books coherence despite their superficial ... More


 The Music of the Spheres

Michael Ward

in Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195313871
eISBN:
9780199871964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313871.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The problem of reception, which has already been partly solved by addressing the problems of occasion and composition, is further solved by a consideration of how the fairy‐tale genre builds a bridge ... More


Consecrating Peace: Reflecting on Daniel Berrigan and Witness

William Desmond

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the relationship between contemplation and action in Berrigan’s work. In the work of peace-making, there is and must be a contemplative openness to the sacred, a porosity to ... More


Introduction: What Is Neot Smadar?

Ariel Glucklich

in Everyday Mysticism: A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212099
eISBN:
9780300231373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212099.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter introduces Yossef and the community of Neot Smadar to the reader. It looks at his attitude toward mysticism and secularism and examines the boundary between the two in the community ... More


The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible

Bruce V. Foltz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254644
eISBN:
9780823261024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254644.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Contemplative or “noetic” knowledge has been traditionally regarded as the highest mode of understanding, a view persisting in many non-Western cultures and in Eastern Christianity, where “thēoria ... More


The emergence of devotion to the name of Jesus in the West

Denis Renevey

in Aspects of knowledge: Preserving and reinventing traditions of learning in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719097843
eISBN:
9781526135896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097843.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In this chapter Denis Renevey examines the ways in which writers in the Greek world and, later, western religious teachers used the name of ‘Jesus’ in contemplative practices, and offers ‘answers as ... More


Seeing Nature: theōria Physikē in the Thought of St. Maximos the Confessor

Bruce V. Foltz

in The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254644
eISBN:
9780823261024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254644.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Nietzsche, and following him Lynn White Jr., argued that what Weber would call the “disenchantment” of nature allegedly effected by Christianity has been deleterious to the earth. Yet Nietzsche’s ... More


Salvation in Writing and the Annex of Indian Buddhism

Stuart H. Young

in Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841201
eISBN:
9780824868598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841201.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 3 discusses how Sui-Tang Buddhist exegetes integrated Aśvaghoṣa, Nāgārjuna, and Āryadeva into broader efforts to redefine China as the epicenter of Buddhist enlightenment. This chapter ... More


Church of Early Experience: Negotiating Family and Faith

Rhys S. Bezzant

in Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890309
eISBN:
9780199352630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890309.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This section outlines the decision Edwards had to make in relation to ecclesiology: to take up the convictions of his father Timothy or his grandfather Solomon Stoddard. Later in life, Jonathan ... More


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