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You Can’t Put God in a Box: Thoughtful Spirituality in a Rational Age

Kelly Besecke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199930920
eISBN:
9780199369768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930920.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book describes reflexive spirituality, a spirituality that draws equally on religious traditions and traditions of reason in the pursuit of transcendent meaning. People who practice reflexive ... More


Informating

Alan Liu

in The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486987
eISBN:
9780226487007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487007.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

We can best approach the issue of informating by visiting two work locales of the early 1980s depicted in Shoshana Zuboff's In the Age of the Smart Machine (1988). The book provides a sketch of one ... More


The Tyranny of the Technical

Kelly Besecke

in You Can’t Put God in a Box: Thoughtful Spirituality in a Rational Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199930920
eISBN:
9780199369768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930920.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Reflexive spiritualists criticize four specific cultural patterns as obstacles to spiritual meaning: (1) literalism, a habit of looking for the single correct, surface-level, factual meaning of ... More


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Jean-Luc Nancy

in After Fukushima: The Equivalence of Catastrophes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263387
eISBN:
9780823266333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263387.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter describes how one should deal with Fukushima. To philosophize about the disaster of Fukushima is like writing a poem about the Auschwitz concentration camp. There are differences between ... More


You Can’t Put Reflexive Spirituality in a Box

Kelly Besecke

in You Can’t Put God in a Box: Thoughtful Spirituality in a Rational Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199930920
eISBN:
9780199369768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930920.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes how people in different religious and secular settings use reflexive spirituality differently. It begins with a discussion of each of the group’s three sets of field sites. ... More


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