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Theogenesis, Divine Suffering, Demythologizing the Demonic

Robert R. Williams

in Tragedy, Recognition, and the Death of God: Studies in Hegel and Nietzsche

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656059
eISBN:
9780191744846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656059.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In Chapter 8 the topic is Hegel’s tragic absolute. The focus is on Iwan Iljin’s Die Philosophie Hegels als kontemplative Gotteslehre (1918, 1946). Iljin’s commentary on Hegel is an important one for ... More


Deification and Creativity: Nikolai Berdiaev, The Meaning of Creativity (1916)

Ruth Coates

in Deification in Russian Religious Thought: Between the Revolutions, 1905-1917

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198836230
eISBN:
9780191873515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836230.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 analyses Nikolai Berdiaev’s first philosophical statement The Meaning of Creativity (1916) in the context of the theosophy of Jakob Boehme. It is shown how Berdiaev adopts the deification ... More


Pietism and the Problem of Human Craft (Menschen-kunst)

Jennifer A. Herdt

in Forming Humanity: Redeeming the German Bildung Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226618487
eISBN:
9780226618517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226618517.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter focuses on the 17th-century context for the development of the Bildung tradition, looking at the German Pietist movement and at two mystical thinkers who significantly influenced that ... More


Influences and Comparisons

Jon R. Kershner

in John Woolman and the Government of Christ: A Colonial Quaker's Vision for the British Atlantic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190868079
eISBN:
9780190868109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868079.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores influences on Woolman, especially his Quaker tradition and the books he read. Then, he is compared with key contemporaneous Quaker reformers. However, Woolman made innovations ... More


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