Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology 5 2v

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This soteriological intention along with supporting practices defines Zen as a religion. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. In the 1960s and 1970s, geographers of religion such as Wilbur Zelinsky and David Sopher were mostly associated with the "Berkeley school" of cultural geography and focused mostly on the cultural imprints of religion on the landscape. Prior to the funeral, mourners will rend a garment or tear a black ribbon pinned over the heart as a sign of grief.

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An Alphabetical Compendium Of The Various Sects Which Have

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He interpreted their deaths and resurrections primarily as primitive magic carried over into religions of deities, having the purpose of assuring the fertility of the earth’s reproductive systems. Then, one needs to try to make restitution with those harmed. Drawing from the writing of Winnicott (1953, 1975) where he suggests that religion was synonymous with an object that the infant used to help with transitions; this illusory experience provided a bridge from the inner world to the outward reality.

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Old Testament Theology: Its History and Development

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Third, issues regarding life meaning are too often relegated to the theological realm alone. McDonald-Smith, M., & Rothberg, D. (1998). Black Elk as an Historical Figure As an historical figure he was remarkable in many ways. Barbadians make you feel welcome and special, in this lovely Caribbean Island. Theistic responses to the problem of evil distinguish between a defense and a theodicy. Dreams and actual attempts at escape and rejuvenation should be examined on the basis of context, content, or consequences, and point to a whole range of possibilities.

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Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (Baker Reference Library)

Walter A. Elwell

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These experiences, identified with experiences of archetypal images understood as daimonia, can have a possessive or obsessive effect on consciousness (Jung, 1942/1948, 1947/1954, 1952/1954, 1963). Grim noted further, that ‘‘The meaning of shamanism lies in the depths of the human psyche, which is not yet fully known to itself but is partially manifest in particular human efforts to structure symbols as a way of knowing’’ (1983: 31).

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Basic Bible Commentary Luke

Orion N. Hutchinson

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In Mysterium Coniunctionis: An inquiry into the separation and synthesis of psychic opposites in alchemy (Vol. 14.). Heidegger, Martin Todd DuBose Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) is considered by many as the founder of existential or hermeneutical phenomenology. Care of the soul: A guide for cultivating depth and sacredness in everyday life. Numerous popular redactions of Tantric practices in the West tend to pitch it as a way of heightening one’s sexual pleasure through withholding orgasm, among other techniques.

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Pistis Sophia: A Gnostic Scripture

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His point was that things outside the mind really do exist, we know they do, and that no grounds for scepticism could be strong enough to undermine this commonsense knowledge. Sophocles has Oedipus conduct a determined murder investigation, which reveals the facts of his past one by one. Judging by that list many if not all of us suffer, or have suffered, from some form of soul loss during the course of our lives. Perhaps most intriguing, from the perspective of religious studies, is his purported role as the founder of a nonHellenic renunciation cult called Orphism that condemned animal sacrifice and produced a large body of works describing a cosmogony and eschatology that stand in sharp contrast to those described in Homer and Hesiod.

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Commentary on Jeremiah

John Calvin

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In the field of history, Demetrius near the end of the 3rd century bce wrote a work titled On the Kings in Judaea; perhaps intended to refute an anti-Semitic Egyptian priest and author, it shows considerable concern for chronology. Tirupparaithurai, India: Sri Ramakrishna Topovanam. The reiteration of sacred events is the guiding principle of sacred calendars and calendrical systems. It is the perception of wholeness which transcends conscious reality.

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American Jewish year book, 5669 (September 26,

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The fact that in both stories the scapegoat is an animal and not a human seems to justify the action morally. Modern man, according to both Tylor and Freud, has now achieved a more sophisticated stance characterized by scientific thinking. Cultures embroider the form with many unique variations. What becomes evident and necessary for passionate love to break through is the prerequisite of a weak spot, a vulnerability in us. But this is mere speculation at a distance of well over 2000 years and is, perhaps, not so instructive.

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Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics Volume 8

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In practice, koan study engenders a spontaneous, intuitive knowledge beyond teachings and scriptures. Moment of Christ: The path of meditation. Yoga sutras: The textbook of yoga psychology. To consider what is involved in positing the existence of God is no more hazardous than considering what is involved in positing the existence of unicorns. The standard edition of the complete psychological works of Sigmund Freud (Vol.

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The Daily Study Bible Index: Index (Index Volume)

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Transformations occur in or under ‘‘O,’’ the godhead rather than imago dei or God, for both imago dei and God are imbued with activity, while the godhead is irreducible to operations. CBT functions by enabling the client to examine and evaluate his/her habitual thoughts, behaviors and feelings in a manner which is focused on the client’s immediate problems and agreed-upon areas of improvement, and is therefore less wide-ranging than psychoanalytic therapy.

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