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Nagarjuna's Madhyamaka: A Philosophical Introduction

Jan Westerhoff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375213
eISBN:
9780199871360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375213.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book contains a discussion of thought of the 2nd-century Indian Buddhist philosophy Nāgārjuna, the founder of the ‘Middle Way’ (Madhyamaka) school of Buddhist thought. The discussion is based on ... More


Impure Pictoriality: The Matter of Painting

Matilde Nardelli

in Antonioni and the Aesthetics of Impurity: Remaking the Image in the 1960s

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444040
eISBN:
9781474490573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444040.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers how the trope of cinematic purity attached to Antonioni’s 1960s films is intertwined with another persistent critical trope: that he approaches cinema like a painter. Yet, this ... More


A Search for Religious Experience

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/9780300212099.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The topic of religious experience is explored in its academic setting and a number of Neot Smadar conversations are discussed in detail. The chapter shows that the concept of emptiness plays a major ... More


Geometry of a Multidimensional Universe: Weightless Art and the Painting of the Void

José María Yturralde and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0033
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, which is also the epilogue of the book, the artist José María Yturralde, holds a conversation with the author in eight parts: In 1. He reflects on MIT, Art and Science; 2. He ... More


Conclusion: Crucified Wisdom

S. Mark Heim

in Crucified Wisdom: Theological Reflection on Christ and the Bodhisattva

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281244
eISBN:
9780823285990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281244.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A brief conclusion reviews and summarizes the content of prior chapters. It affirms the three main points of the study: that Christian learning from the bodhisattva path will involve 1) developing a ... More


The Train at Beltana

Samia Khatun

in Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190922603
eISBN:
9780190055943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922603.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In Chapter 4 I follow the trail that the very first South Asian camel drivers traced inland to Beltana—a hilly region in Kuyani lands where the first Australian camel depot was established. From the ... More


Striking the Set

Shannon Craigo-Snell

in The Empty Church: Theater, Theology, and Bodily Hope

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199827923
eISBN:
9780199373680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827923.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Finally, chapter 5 brings together Karl Barth and Peter Brook to consider the possible problems of theatrical and performative views of church, and to develop an understanding of emptiness as ... More


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