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An Anatomy of Emotion

David Pugmire

in Sound Sentiments: Integrity in the Emotions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276899
eISBN:
9780191602689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276897.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Emotions can involve various levels of thought about the objects that attract them. They also involve (at least a disposition to) aroused feeling—affective response to perceived affective qualities. ... More


Berrigan Underground

Thomas Jeannot

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, Jeannot interrogates Berrigan on his theory and practice of civil disobedience. Using Rawls’s theory of civil disobedience in a Theory of Justice as a foil, Jeannot argues that ... More


Felix Fallibilitas in The Sickness unto Death

Jason A. Mahn

in Fortunate Fallibility: Kierkegaard and the Power of Sin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790661
eISBN:
9780199897391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790661.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter provides a deconstructionist interpretation of The Sickness unto Death. It begins by tracing Western culture's penchant for moralizing sin, arguing that Kierkegaard's text resists such ... 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


Believers

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/9780226237633.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American Christians fear words. Beginning with Puritan colonists, Americans have been deeply concerned about being deceived by empty words and empty doctrines, and consequently by having their ... More


From Method of Ignorance to Way of Love

John Llewelyn

in Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Spell of John Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408943
eISBN:
9781474416030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408943.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Although against Giles of Rome Scotus holds that existence is not necessarily the cause or ground of thisness, he maintains that thisness may entail existence. When this entailment is associated with ... More


Theories of Sacrifice

David L. Weddle

in Sacrifice in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814764916
eISBN:
9780814762813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764916.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Most theories of sacrifice regard the practice as contributing in some way to social formation. This chapter examines examples of functional theories offered by Durkheim, Mauss, Robertson Smith, ... More


Negative (Apophatic) Theology

Leslie Stevenson

in Eighteen Takes on God: A Short Guide for Those Who Are Still Perplexed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190066109
eISBN:
9780190066130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066109.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

One ancient reaction to the difficulties of identifying and describing God is to say that we cannot know what God is, we can only say what he is not. But does that leave any room at all for belief in ... More


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