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Religion: general

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Poetic Revelations

Poetic Revelations

Author: Mark S. Burrows Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/12/2020

This book explores the much debated relation of language and bodily experience (i.e. the 'flesh'), considering in particular how poetry functions as revelatory discourse and thus relates to the formal horizon of theological inquiry. The central thematic focus is around a 'phenomenology of the flesh' as that which connects us with the world, being the site of perception and feeling, joy and suffering, and of life itself in all its vulnerability. The voices represented in this collection reflect interdisciplinary methods of interpretation and broadly ecumenical sensibilities, focusing attention on such matters as the revelatory nature of language in general and poetic language in particular, the function of poetry in society, the question of Incarnation and its relation to language and the poetic arts, the kenosis of the Word, and human embodiment in relation to the word 'enfleshed' in poetry.

Rethinking the Body in South Asian Traditions

Rethinking the Body in South Asian Traditions

Author: Diana (University of Montreal, Canada) Dimitrova Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/12/2020

This book analyses cultural questions related to representations of the body in South Asian traditions, human perceptions and attitudes toward the body in religious and cultural contexts, as well as the processes of interpreting notions of the body in religious and literary texts. Utilising an interdisciplinary perspective by means of textual study and ideological analysis, anthropological analysis, and phenomenological analysis, the book explores both insider- and outsider perspectives and issues related to the body from the 2nd century CE up to the present-day. Chapters assess various aspects of the body including processes of embodiment and questions of mythologizing the divine body and othering the human body, as revealed in the literatures and cultures of South Asia. The book analyses notions of mythologizing and othering of the body as a powerful ideological discourse, which empowers or marginalizes at all levels of the human condition. Offering a deep insight into the study of religion and issues of the body in South Asian literature, religion and culture, this book will be of interest to academics in the fields of South Asian studies, South Asian religions, South Asian literatures, cultural studies, philosophy and comparative literature.

Advanced Contemplation / The Peace Within You

Advanced Contemplation / The Peace Within You

Author: Paul Brunton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Body

Body

Author: Paul Brunton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Standing in Your Own Way

Standing in Your Own Way

Author: Anthony Damiani Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Light of Qabalah on the Unknown Secret of the Bible

Light of Qabalah on the Unknown Secret of the Bible

Author: Ruth Borchard-Berendsohn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Living Wisdom

Living Wisdom

Author: Anthony Damiani Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Living Buddha Zen

Living Buddha Zen

Author: Lex Nixon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Wholeness or Transcendence?

Wholeness or Transcendence?

Author: Georg, PhD Feuerstein Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Take Now Thy Son

Take Now Thy Son

Author: Mishael Caspi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Being Faithful in Diversity

Being Faithful in Diversity

Author: Gary D Bouma Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Inspired Wisdom in Practice

Inspired Wisdom in Practice

Author: Arthur Broekhuysen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020