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Indefinability

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

There is no thought that does not tend toward the question of love. Although this is the case from the beginning to the end of existence, it is worth testifying that love remains indefinable by ... More


Uprightness

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Truth for a person means his existence through what he is. The human self is thus identified with its essence. However, thought is incapable of surpassing ontological objectification and fundamental ... More


Extremes

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Will and love can be in opposition. A person is situated between these extremes, given that he is in relation with fullness on the basis of faith, which is not possible without free will. And free ... More


The Government of the Church in the Twelfth Century

Colin Morris

in The Papal Monarchy: The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269250
eISBN:
9780191600708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269250.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An enriched vocabulary of papal power was becoming evident. The right of the curia to hear appeals from all church courts was extended. At the same time the effective control of the local churches ... More


Paths

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

A phenomenon is always in a place and time. But it has come from somewhere and goes from there to somewhere. Man as the central phenomenon of existence as a whole can know something of where he has ... More


Certainty

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Opposed to impurity, corruption, suffering, and death are Purity, Sanctity, Happiness, and Immortality. Since “now” and “death” are the only certainties in human existence, withdrawal from everything ... More


“The True Faith”

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Islam

It is possible to understand that injunction to stand firm in one's devotion to “the true faith” also as directing man toward his deepest human nature: a person is nothing other than a debt to the ... More


OPENNESS

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Through the totality of creation God made real His names, which were all undivided in hiddenness. Through the creation, every name acquired a phenomenon. Thus, the sign or phenomenon reveals that ... More


The Most Beautiful Example

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Islam

To follow the Prophet means to love God. As fullness and being, God manifests Himself in His relationship toward emptiness and nonbeing. Thus, His love toward manifestation draws out into existence ... More


With The Praiser

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Islam

God and the Praiser are in complete love. Here, faith is the identity of love and knowledge: the beloved has become the known. Every love of phenomena includes, directly or indirectly, following the ... More


UNITY

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The contingent self inclines toward the Self and existence toward Being. In that ascent, a man wants nothing other than God. Given that everything disappears apart from God's Face and that it is ... More


The Station Of No-Station

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The deeper and more wide-ranging one's reflections about love are, the clearer it becomes that it is not definable. The directedness that is felt and sought in love is revealed in the very ... More


Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America

John Corrigan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226237466
eISBN:
9780226237633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237633.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American Christians value the feeling of emptiness and seek to cultivate it, believing that the more profoundly they experience emptiness the greater their longing for God and the nearer they draw to ... More


Some Final Thoughts

Stanley B. Klein

in The Two Selves: Their Metaphysical Commitments and Functional Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199349968
eISBN:
9780199369454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199349968.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

In Chapter 6 I summarize the points made in previous chapters. I also appeal for a more inclusive approach to the empirical study of psychological reality – an approach that considers all aspects of ... More


Introduction: Emptiness and American Christianities

John Corrigan

in Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226237466
eISBN:
9780226237633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237633.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Christian groups in America, committed to the cultivation of a feeling of emptiness and a theological program of self-denial, have defined themselves through a process of via negativa in which they ... More


Feeling

John Corrigan

in Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226237466
eISBN:
9780226237633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237633.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Emotion is a key aspect of Christianity. The feeling of emptiness is an emotion. It has played an important role in the spirituality of persons throughout Christian history and is highly visible in ... More


Attempts to constrain reference

Tim Button

in The Limits of Realism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199672172
eISBN:
9780191758393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672172.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The model-theoretic arguments show that the external realist cannot pin down a single correspondence relation just by producing her favourite theory. On these grounds, one might try to conclude that ... More


The Church’s Cosmic Context in the Stockbridge Treatises

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/9780199890309.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the last phase of Edwards’s ministry, now in Stockbridge, he writes several treatises which are philosophically sophisticated, though this chapter maintains that they are nonetheless ... More


“Of His Fullness Have All We Received”: Johannine Themes in Jonathan Edwards’ Interpretation of Scripture

Michael J. McClymond

in Jonathan Edwards and Scripture: Biblical Exegesis in British North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190249496
eISBN:
9780190249526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249496.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Michael J. McClymond traces Johannine themes in Jonthan Edwards’ theology. He first introduces some such themes in Edwards’ writings, particularly the notion of God’s continually increasing grace ... More


Taking an Interest in One’s Future

Cheshire Calhoun

in Doing Valuable Time: The Present, the Future, and Meaningful Living

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851866
eISBN:
9780190851897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851866.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter’s topic is the motivating interest we take, and sometimes lose, in our own future. A set of questions are addressed: How is the valuing attitude taken toward ends connected to taking an ... More


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