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Rational Heavens and Carnal Hells

Peter Otto

in Blake’s Critique of Transcendence: Love, Jealousy, and the Sublime in The Four Zoas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187196
eISBN:
9780191674655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187196.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter examines the depiction of heaven and hell in William Blake's The Four Zoas. It suggests that Blake radicalized these cosmic and psychic geographies in this poem. In his treatment, ... More


Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question

Mohammad Hassan Khalil

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796663
eISBN:
9780199933082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796663.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Can non-Muslims be saved? And can those who are damned to Hell ever be redeemed? This book examines the writings of important medieval and modern Muslim scholars on the controversial question of ... More


Introduction: Rethinking Our Assumptions

Mohammad Hassan Khalil

in Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796663
eISBN:
9780199933082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796663.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Can non-Muslims be saved? And can those who are damned to Hell ever be redeemed? The Introduction introduces the controversial question of non-Muslim salvation, and surveys Muslim theological ... More


The Elaboration of Los(s)

Peter Otto

in Blake’s Critique of Transcendence: Love, Jealousy, and the Sublime in The Four Zoas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187196
eISBN:
9780191674655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187196.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter analyses William Blake's illustration for Edward Young's poem Night-Thoughts. The proof engraving that begins in the Fourth, or the fourth chapter, illustrated Young's attempt to ... More


Freedom within Necessity: Hume's “Clockwork Man”

Paul Russell

in The Riddle of Hume's Treatise: Skepticism, Naturalism, and Irreligion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195110333
eISBN:
9780199872084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110333.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers Hume's views on the subject “of liberty and necessity” in light of the relevant debate(s) that situate and structure his own contribution in the Treatise (T, 2.3.1–2). The ... More


Immateriality, Immortality, and the Human Soul

Paul Russell

in The Riddle of Hume's Treatise: Skepticism, Naturalism, and Irreligion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195110333
eISBN:
9780199872084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110333.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Even commentators who have explicitly argued that the Treatise has little to say on issues of religion generally accept that Hume's discussion of the immateriality of the soul contains an obvious ... More


All Paths Lead to God: The Case of Ibn ʿArabī

Mohammad Hassan Khalil

in Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796663
eISBN:
9780199933082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796663.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Andalusian Ibn ‘Arabi (d. 1240) is one of the most well-known mystics of world history. He argues that God will judge individuals according to what they can discern. But, because all paths lead ... More


Damnation as the Exception: The Case of Ghazālī

Mohammad Hassan Khalil

in Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796663
eISBN:
9780199933082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796663.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (d. 1111) is arguably the most widely recognized scholar in Islamic intellectual history. In his discussions of the fate of non-Muslims, he argues that God, out of His mercy, ... More


Reissuing the Past (1998–2005)

Amanda Sewell

in Wendy Carlos: A Biography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190053468
eISBN:
9780190053499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053468.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter follows Carlos as she remastered and reissued her entire catalogue on the label East Side Digital, began using her website to express her opinions, and created her final albums of ... More


Fierce Rushing: William Blake and the Cultural Politics of Liberty in the 1790s

in William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226502595
eISBN:
9780226502618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502618.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines the relevance of the works of William Blake to the cultural politics of liberty in England during the 1790s. It analyzes several passages in his America: A Prophecy and The ... More


Introduction

in William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226502595
eISBN:
9780226502618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502618.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the objective of this book which is to explore the relevance of William Blake's “illuminated books” in understanding the history of England during the 1790s. His ... More


None of us are born free: self-restraint and salvation

Robert G. Ingram

in Reformation without end: Religion, politics and the past in post-revolutionary England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526126948
eISBN:
9781526136244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126948.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter sketches the lineaments of the orthodox soteriological position of the eighteenth-century Church of England. It draws its evidence from Zachary Grey’s unpublished manuscript sermons, ... More


The Law of Conservation of Good Things

William Ian Miller

in Outrageous Fortune: Gloomy Reflections on Luck and Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197530689
eISBN:
9780197530887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530689.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines people’s deep set of beliefs about the scarcity of the good, that so much of what one calls happiness is of doubtful virtue, a good portion of it being comparative, requiring ... More


Manoah’s Songs of Innocence

Susan Mitchell Sommers

in The Siblys of London: A Family on the Esoteric Fringes of Georgian England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190687328
eISBN:
9780190687359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687328.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Recent investigations of Swedenborgians in London place them at the center of intricate and sometimes convoluted connections that tie Swedenborgians to what Al Gabay calls the “covert” ... More


From Revolution to Evolution

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

in Evolving Enactivism: Basic Minds Meet Content

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036115
eISBN:
9780262339773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036115.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 3 introduces the contours of REC’s positive program for relating to and allying with other major theories of cognition. In these efforts it aims to provide analyses and arguments designed to ... More


Intimations of Immortality: The Artist’s Secular Sphere of Spirituality

Steve Zeitlin

in The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702358
eISBN:
9781501706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702358.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter reflects on how memory provides “intimations of immortality” for loved ones still alive to remember and suggests that the artist's secular sphere of spirituality occurs at the ... More


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