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 Holiness and the Ordination to the Divine Word in Deuteronomy and in the New Testament

Thomas B. Dozeman

in Holiness and Ministry: A Biblical Theology of Ordination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195367331
eISBN:
9780199867417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367331.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the theology of holiness in the book of Deuteronomy in order to interpret the ordination of Moses as a charismatic teacher of the divine word. The research by R. Otto on the ... More


The Beginning of Medicine in Greece

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0023
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The origin of medicine is apparent from other ancient texts such as from a document with the ambitious title “The Nature of Man”. One of the texts was dedicated to “falling sickness,” or epilepsy ... More


“Rare and Delectable Places”: Thoreau's Imagination of Sacred Space at Walden

John Gatta

in Making Nature Sacred: Literature, Religion, and the Environment in America from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195165050
eISBN:
9780199835140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165055.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Walden Pond, the obvious focal point of Thoreau’s worship and spiritual discovery, qualifies thereby as a sacred place in the author’s celebrated account of “where he lived.” Thoreau’s ... More


Imagined Worlds: The Lure of Numinous Exoticism

John Gatta

in Making Nature Sacred: Literature, Religion, and the Environment in America from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195165050
eISBN:
9780199835140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165055.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Every landscape is exotic, from the standpoint of those who stand apart from it or cannot know it fully, so that encounters with strange or forbidding landscapes may have sacred rather than escapist ... More


Toward Detecting the Process of Composition

Thomas L. Brodie

in Genesis as Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138368
eISBN:
9780199834037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138368.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

There are four main theories concerning the origin of Genesis‐2 Kings. Building on these, this chapter proposes that – apart from initial outlining and some possible final editing – Genesis‐2 Kings ... More


Conclusion

Melissa Raphael

in Rudolf Otto and the Concept of Holiness

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269328
eISBN:
9780191683602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269328.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The religions that rely greatly on the bible have always attempted to balance an understanding of God's love with how they hope to receive his justice, since salvation becomes cheap without justice. ... More


Introduction

Noam Reisner

in Milton and the Ineffable

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199572625
eISBN:
9780191721892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572625.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This introductory chapter sets up the ensuing discussion of Milton's poetics of ineffability by defining the precise use in this study of such terms as ‘ineffable’, ‘numinous’, and ‘apophatic ... More


What Is Primordial Fear?: “The ‘I’ Dies into a ‘Thou’ ”

Monika Renz, Mark Kyburz, and John Peck

in Dying: A Transition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170888
eISBN:
9780231540230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170888.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Dying patients cross an inner threshold of consciousness, which triggers a “threshold fear” referred to as primordial fear. Primordial fear and its two aspects—feeling forsaken and threatened —are ... More


Jung and the Numinous Classroom

Bonnelle Strickling

in Teaching Jung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199735426
eISBN:
9780199914524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735426.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter takes the classroom impact as its main topic, examining what particular aspects of Jungian psychology stimulate certain kinds of interest and insight among various students. This chapter ... More


Expression and Truth: On the Music of Knowledge

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273955
eISBN:
9780520953840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273955.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Expression and truth are traditional opposites in Western thought: expression supposedly refers to states of mind, truth to states of affairs. Expression and Truth rejects this opposition and ... More


Religious Experience

Caroline Franks Davis

in The Evidential Force of Religious Experience

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250012
eISBN:
9780191681233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250012.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Proponents of arguments from religious experience often succumb to the demand to provide a brief, precise definition of ‘religious experience’. To widen the definition to include all experiences ... More


The Conflicting Claims Challenge

Caroline Franks Davis

in The Evidential Force of Religious Experience

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250012
eISBN:
9780191681233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250012.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The great diversity of religious experiential claims gives rise to two powerful challenges to religious experience. Firstly, the challenge that since subjects cannot agree on a description of the ... More


Sācred Objects ānd Plāces

Christopher R. Fee and David A. Leeming

in Gods, Heroes, & Kings: The Battle for Mythic Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174038
eISBN:
9780199849864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174038.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Mythology is naturally permeated by sacred objects and places. Symbols provide the language through which a human being may transcend the individual and participate in the universal. This chapter ... More


Holiness and Divine Personality

Melissa Raphael

in Rudolf Otto and the Concept of Holiness

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269328
eISBN:
9780191683602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269328.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In 1923, Otto published an essay entitled ‘Das Überpersonliche im Numinosum’, later translated as ‘The Supra-personal in the Numinous’, which contained information about his philosophical enquiry on ... More


Numinous Experience

Melissa Raphael

in Rudolf Otto and the Concept of Holiness

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269328
eISBN:
9780191683602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269328.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Theology

As Otto asserts that those who have yet to feel religious experience are not to read further into his book, we find that the book is aimed only at those who have had spiritual orientation, and his ... More


The Architecture of Design

James E. Montgomery

in Al-Jā-hiẓ: In Praise of Books

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748683321
eISBN:
9780748695072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683321.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Al-Jāḥẓ thought his book would save society through an appreciation of God’s design in the universe. The ninth century abounded in books on the subject. Chapter 5 excavates the theological premise of ... More


Why Meaning Is Important to Being in the World

Jeffrey T. Kiehl

in Facing Climate Change: An Integrated Path to the Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231177184
eISBN:
9780231541169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177184.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

How our sense of meaning relates to our experience of the natural world. An exploration of how our cultural constructs of meaning around perpetual growth are at the root of climate change.


Expression and Truth: Expression is Cognition.

Lawrence Kramer

in Expression and Truth: On the Music of Knowledge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273955
eISBN:
9780520953840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273955.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter develops the thesis that expression is cognition. It connects expression, via music, to a model of truth based on conditional judgments of neither/nor and as if rather than on the ... More


Wittgenstein, Music, and the Tone of Crystal: Expression is Reply.

Lawrence Kramer

in Expression and Truth: On the Music of Knowledge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273955
eISBN:
9780520953840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273955.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter develops the thesis that expression is reply. All acts of expression occur within a circuit of address that remains incomplete until a second expression accepts, modifies, reconfigures, ... More


Moments of Being and the Everyday

Emma Simone

in Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-world: A Heideggerian Study

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474421676
eISBN:
9781474434638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421676.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the most convincing affinities in terms of Woolf and Heidegger’s understandings of Being-in-the-world. Drawing attention to Woolf and Heidegger’s respective notions of ‘moments ... More


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