A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology

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Prior to the funeral, mourners will rend a garment or tear a black ribbon pinned over the heart as a sign of grief. The latter is generally elected for six or twelve years: in the Society of the Sacred Heart, the election is for life. Persons pursued the mystery religions seeking a personal faith that would bring them into immediate contact with deity and would promise them salvation. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1964; reprint).

Beyond Kum Ba Ya: A Resource Guide For The Chaplain Aide,

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It leads, as noted above, to a greater unfolding of the self, an opening of intuition and creativity. Pei-p‘ing: Harvard-Yenching Institute, 1933. [Ref. Any of a number of translations Rumi, C. (1947/2004). D James Frazer The classicist James Frazer (Cambridge University), in his 1890–1915 encyclopedic The Golden Bough, collected a mass of reports of ancient authors and nineteenthcentury travelers about archaic rituals, myths, and traditions.

Understanding the Passion of Jesus Made Easy

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Commentary The presuppositions that an investigator brings to the discussion will have a bearing upon his or her belief or disbelief in a personal God. Although the effort failed because of rabbinic opposition, it reflected the temper of the times and further fanned messianic hopes sparked shortly before by the campaigns of Solomon Molkho (c. 1500–32) and David Reubeni (died after 1532) in Italy; Molkho was burned at the stake by the Christian authorities, and Reubeni died in prison.

The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols

Ellen Frankel

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A more sustained objection against virtually all versions of the teleological argument takes issue with the assumption that the cosmos is good or that it is the sort of thing that would be brought about by an intelligent, completely benevolent being. Negative theology could be analyzed as implying doubt or disappointment with a faith object in which one attempts to trust, and thus placing that object beyond all reach.

The Jewish encyclopedia : a descriptive record of the

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In Native American pueblo cultures the Axis Mundi is Bibliography Frye, N. (1982). Psychotherapy East and West: A unifying paradigm. The rabbis were regarded favourably by the Romans as a politically submissive class, which, with its wide influence over the Jewish masses, could translate the Pax Romana (the peace imposed by Roman rule) into Jewish religious precepts. On a different level rituals mark similar activities like the installation of presiding officers in universities and fraternal bodies.

Vessels of Honor & Dishonor

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Alston, W., 2004. “Do Mystics See God?” in Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion, M. Feldman (2006) in the field of cognitive theory. Hiltner, there were three perspectives from which to look at the total work of the pastor – the communication perspective, the organizing perspective, and the shepherding perspective. Psychological commentary on ‘‘The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation.’’ In Psychology and religion: West and east, CW 11 (pp. 475–508). As with many female deities, ‘‘Tara governs the Underworld, the Earth and the Heavens, birth, death and regeneration, love and war, the seasons, all that lives and grows, the Moon cycles – Luna – feminine – creation’’ (http://www.crystalinks.com/tara.html).

Encyclopedia of American Religious History third edition

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Eve & Adam: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim readings on Genesis and gender. Homburger eventually adopted Erik, he was not able to convey his total emotional acceptance to Erik as his son. A philosopher of religion, Tillich called anxiety an ontological condition, specifically, ‘‘self-awareness of the finite self as finite’’ (Tillich, 1951: 192). Of attempts not merely to delineate patterns but also to determine the origin, function, and subject matter of hero myths, the most important have been by the Viennese psychoanalyst Otto Rank (1884–1939), the American mythographer Joseph Campbell (1904–1987), and the English folklorist Lord Raglan (1885–1964).

The Age Of Reason

Thomas Paine

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The most important work of literary history and criticism ever published on writings in the English language. Catalog record for this book is available from the Library of Congress Library of Congress Control Number: 2009934794 ISBN: 978-0-387-71801-9 The electronic version will be available under ISBN 978-0-387-71802-6 The print and electronic bundle will be available under ISBN 978-0-387-71803-3 ß Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2010 (USA) All rights reserved.

The New Schaff Herzog Encyclopedia Of Religious Knowledge

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It doesn't make sense to have a set of moral principles which one does not abide by. This is clear when a variety of purely secular strategies, from psychotherapy to plastic surgery, are followed on the road to self-transformation. This is related to the philosophical debate as to whether the ‘‘physis.’’ or stuff of the universe is one or many, perhaps no more resolvable now than to the Pre-Socratics who took up the question in the first millennium BCE.

Dictionary of the Reformation (Encyclopedia of Theology and

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In these contexts, faith has a noetic quality and is fixed within boundaries to define what is inside or outside its scope. Youths are expected to keep quiet when elders are speaking, and to lower their eyes when being addressed. Though no new genetic change is immediately produced in the process, the change in conditions will alter which of the existing or subsequently modified genetic predispositions will be favored in the future’’ (Hogenson, 2003: 110). London: Hogarth Press. (Translation and Editorial Material: The Institute of Psychoanalysis Angel Richards 1957, Originally published 1957 Hogarth, London).