Category: Religious Philosophy

  • Download From Sufism to Ahmadiyya: A Muslim Minority Movement in by Adil Hussain Khan PDF

    By Adil Hussain Khan

    The Ahmadiyya Muslim group represents the fans of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835–1908), a charismatic chief whose claims of religious authority introduced him into clash with such a lot different Muslim leaders of the time. The arguable circulation originated in rural India within the latter a part of the nineteenth century and is better recognized for demanding present conceptions of Islamic orthodoxy. regardless of missionary luck and enlargement through the global, really in Western Europe, North the US, and elements of Africa, Ahmadis have successfully been banned from Pakistan. Adil Hussain Khan lines the origins of Ahmadi Islam from a small Sufi-style brotherhood to a massive transnational association, which many Muslims think to be past the light of Islam.

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  • Download L'envers du monde : Henry Corbin et la mystique islamique by Tom Cheethan PDF

    By Tom Cheethan

    Ce livre est une creation claire et efficace à los angeles pensée de Henry Corbin. Il ne s'agit pas d'un livre académique sur sa philosophie, mais bien d'une initiation aux différentes idées composant son oeuvre. L'importance et l'actualité des ouvrages de Henry Corbin sont indéniables. Le remarquable travail de synthèse de Tom Cheetham s'emploie à nous faire pénétrer toutes les facettes de cette oeuvre tremendous, érudite et d'une grande profondeur ; il peut ainsi toucher un huge public. Ce qu'il nous dévoile, c'est le niveau invisible, mais bien réel, de notre «acte d'être», de notre présence au monde, spirituel et matériel, invoquant les traditions - notamment celle de los angeles spiritualité islamique - pour lesquelles «esprit» et «matière» sont deux faces d'une même réalité. À travers l'oeuvre de Henry Corbin, Tom Cheetham entreprend de conjurer le matérialisme et le nihilisme ambiants, aussi bien que toutes les formes d'«ismes» qui s'affrontent : radicalismes, totalitarismes, dogmatismes, and so forth. Là seulement, en rejoignant ce niveau de judgment of right and wrong où s'intègrent philosophies, religions et ésotérismes, pourra s'établir ce discussion des civilisations auquel Corbin aspirait et sans lequel notre avenir serait compromis.
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  • Download Gods and Games: Toward a Theology of Play by David L. Miller PDF

    By David L. Miller

    A deeply considerate, deeply irreverent examine the mythology of play

    Gods and video games ties jointly Joseph Campbell's method of delusion and faith with Johan Huizinga's view of our species as Homo ludens — "Man the Game-player" — which means that play is a crucial element of the human spirit and human culture.

    "A complete and transparent review.... loaded with quotations either pertinent and exciting which may be eye-openers either to standard religionists and readers who could by no means have thought of play in a philosophical or spiritual sense." —Publishers Weekly

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  • Download Nuggets of Truth: That You Won't Hear From The Pulpit Of A by Sarah Battle,Arlandis Jones PDF

    By Sarah Battle,Arlandis Jones

    so much Christians of the twenty-first century are nonetheless ready hopefully for the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse to be published. really, the horsemen have been published during the last thousand years and are actually speedily coming near near the end line in a lifeless warmth. if you are as much as seeing what occurs spiritually in those final days of the Apocalypse, ensure that you do learn Horsemen of the Latter Days.
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  • Download Trois Messagers pour un seul Dieu (Spiritualités vivantes) by Roger Arnaldez PDF

    By Roger Arnaldez

    En ces temps de conflits et de résurgence du religieux, les différences dogmatiques entre christianisme, islam et judaïsme se trouvent parfois exacerbées jusqu'à paraître induire de radicales incompatibilités. Or, au-delà des dogmes, on trouve chez les mystiques des trois grandes religions monothéistes des issues de convergence essentiels. Roger Arnaldez met ici en lumière les fondements de cet humanisme religieux commun, qui trouve sa plus haute expression dans l. a. position cruciale accordée au "coeur", à l. a. fois dans los angeles Bible judaïque, le Nouveau testomony et le Coran. II jette ainsi les bases du seul oecuménisme attainable : celui qui va puiser sa légitimité aux assets mystiques des religions.
    Un ouvrage fondamental pour qui veut comprendre l'essence de l. a. grande culture abrahamique.
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  • Download Creative Evolution: A Physicist's Resolution Between by Amit Goswami PDF

    By Amit Goswami

    By denying evolution altogether, says quantum physicist Amit Goswani, clever layout believers fly within the face of clinical info. however the suggestion of clever layout does comprise substance that neo-Darwinists can't forget about. Goswani posits that recognition, no longer subject, is the first strength within the universe. Biology needs to come to phrases with feeling, which means, and the purposefulness of existence, in addition to with the belief of a fashion designer. What’s extra, reconciling the query of life’s purposefulness and the lifestyles of the dressmaker with neo-Darwinism additionally solutions many different tricky questions. the result's a paradigm shift for biology and the imaginative and prescient of a coherent entire that Goswami calls "science inside of consciousness." during this well timed, vital booklet, the writer bargains transparent arguments supported by means of the findings of quantum physics that characterize a huge step in resolving controversies among technological know-how and faith.
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  • Download An Invitation to Analytic Christian Theology by Thomas H. McCall PDF

    By Thomas H. McCall

    In contemporary a long time a brand new circulation has arisen, bringing the conceptual instruments of analytic philosophy to undergo on theological mirrored image. known as analytic theology, it seeks to carry a readability of proposal and a disciplined use of common sense to the paintings of optimistic Christian theology.

    In this advent to analytic theology for experts and nonspecialists alike, Thomas McCall lays out what it's and what it isnt. The target of this starting to be and vigorous box isn't the removing of all secret in theology. whilst, it insists that secret mustn't ever be pressured with logical incoherence.

    McCall explains the connections of analytic theology to Scripture, Christian culture and tradition, utilizing case experiences to light up his dialogue. past mere description, McCall calls the self-discipline to a deeper engagement with the normal assets of the theological task.
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  • Download Resurrection and Moral Imagination (Transcending Boundaries by Sarah Bachelard PDF

    By Sarah Bachelard

    Moral existence gathers its form, strength and that means on the subject of an underlying feel of truth, imaginatively conceived. major modern writing in philosophy appeals to the idea that of ‘transcendence’ to discover what's private in our ethical event, yet leaves this inspiration theologically unspecified. This publication displays at the attract transcendence in ethics just about the Resurrection of Jesus. Bachelard argues that the Resurrection finds that the final word fact during which human lifestyles is held is gracious, forgiving and reconciling, a Goodness that's ‘for us’. religion during this testimony transforms the chances of ethical existence, either conceptually and in perform. It invitations our participation in a goodness skilled non-dualistically as grace, and so profoundly impacts the formation of the ethical self, the perform of ethical judgement and the form of ethical thoughts. From this angle, modern philosophical dialogue approximately 'transcendence' in ethical suggestion is solid in a brand new mild, and debates concerning the continuity among theological and secular ethics achieve a completely new size. Bachelard demonstrates that putting the Resurrection on the middle of our moral mirrored image resonates with the private currents of our lived ethical event and transfigures our method of ethical existence and thought.

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  • Download Approaching Jonathan Edwards: The Evolution of a Persona by Carol Ball PDF

    By Carol Ball

    Exploring the internal motivations of 1 of America’s maximum non secular thinkers, this ebook analyses the ways that Jonathan Edwards' extreme own piety and deep event of divine sovereignty drove an introverted highbrow alongside a path that may finally become a mature and revered public highbrow. all through his existence, the strain among his innately contemplative nature and the energetic calls for of public workplace was once a continuing resource of inner and public strife for Edwards. imminent Jonathan Edwards bargains a brand new theoretical method of the learn of Edwards, with an emphasis on his writing job because the key technique in shaping his legacy. Tracing Edwards’ strategic self-fashioning of his personality throughout the many conflicts during which he used to be engaged, the severe turning issues in his existence, and his techniques for handling conflicts and crises, Carol Ball concludes that Edwards chanced on his position as a superlative contemplative apologist and theorist of experiential spirituality.
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  • Download Refuge in Crestone: A Sanctuary for Interreligious Dialogue by Aaron Thomas Raverty PDF

    By Aaron Thomas Raverty

    As globalization proceeds at an ever expanding and extra unrelenting speed, kinfolk one of the world’s religions are taking over either a brand new visibility and a brand new urgency. Christian theologians and others rationale on cutting edge formulations within the theology of religions are making interreligious discussion with non-Christians a concern. a technique to advertise inventive scholarship during this quest is to faucet into interdisciplinary assets, and the writer of this quantity is uniquely certified to take action when you consider that he holds graduate levels in either theology and cultural anthropology. shelter in Crestone: A Sanctuary for Interreligious discussion elucidates how the praxis of interreligious discussion, as defined in key Vatican files within the Catholic Church, may be larger served via getting to the qualitative ethnographic equipment of sociocultural anthropology. as the fabric, behavioral, and cognitive facets of dialogue—as published in way of life, universal social and political motion, spiritual event, and theological exchange—are embedded in tradition, they're amenable to ethnographic research. utilizing the original, multi-religious Colorado website of Crestone and its environs as a fieldwork “laboratory” and self-described “Refuge for international Truths,” the ethnographic info gleaned from this venture exemplify the artistic interdisciplinary contributions of anthropology to theologizing. It seeks to illustrate, utilizing an empirical, multi-religious group as its concentration, how anthropology can help interreligious discussion. the result of such discussion couldn't merely support the scholarly group via supporting theologians arrive at new formulations within the burgeoning zone of the theology of religions, yet may additionally serve the simpler aim of selling peace—as an alternative choice to violence—in today’s advanced and sorely world.
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