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Prayer and Spirituality: Transfiguration and Sacrifice

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in On Earth As In Heaven: Ecological Vision and Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238859
eISBN:
9780823238897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238859.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contains various addresses by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the human sacrifice required for the transfiguration of creation. It develops the concepts of silence and ascesis, ... More


The Buddhist Ascesis

Gananath Obeyesekere

in Imagining Karma: Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek Rebirth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232204
eISBN:
9780520936300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232204.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter emphasizes the strategy that deals with the myths about the Buddha's birth, renunciation, and Awakening (Enlightenment) as it tells about his quest for salvation through specific forms ... More


Derrida, the Messianic, and Eschatology

Gary Banham

in Rethinking Philosophy of Religion: Approaches from Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222063
eISBN:
9780823235605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222063.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that the predominant reception of Jacques Derrida's book Specters of Marx as revealing an unexpected receptivity to the notion of the messianic is at ... More


The Entrepreneur and the Big Drag: Risky Affirmation in Capital’s Time

Linn Marie Tonstad

in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Some theologians and queer theorists prescribe what this chapter terms the “ecstatic-ascetic subject of self-loss” as the only answer to the discontinuous autonomous subject of late modernity. Such ... More


Anthropogony: Creature and God

Ray L. Hart

in God Being Nothing: Toward a Theogony

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359625
eISBN:
9780226359762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226359762.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Anthropogony addresses how human existence manifests the unfinished God as a creative and redemptive process. If there is an essential connection between the inner differentiation of the divine life ... More


Walter Pater’s Indifference

Stephen Cheeke

in Transfiguration: The Religion of Art in Nineteenth-Century Literature Before Aestheticism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198757207
eISBN:
9780191817137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757207.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 7 begins with a discussion of the ways in which Walter Pater revised the aesthetic philosophy of the famous ‘Conclusion’ to Studies in the History of the Renaissance, particularly in Marius ... More


Beginning the Discipleship of Christ: Theological Conflict as Ascesis and Spiritual Struggle

David A. Michelson

in The Practical Christology of Philoxenos of Mabbug

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198722960
eISBN:
9780191789595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722960.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

As a theologian in the Evagrian tradition, Philoxenos saw the ultimate purpose of the ascetic life as the pursuit of the “perfection of wisdom.” This chapter shows how Philoxenos’ Christological ... More


Conclusion: Christological Polemics in the Context of Spiritual Practice

David A. Michelson

in The Practical Christology of Philoxenos of Mabbug

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198722960
eISBN:
9780191789595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722960.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter summarizes the practical contexts for Christological polemics. Philoxenos’ primary audience was the monastic communities of Syria and the Levant. In writing to persuade these communities ... More


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