Die Mystik in den Religionen der Welt (German Edition) by Eleonore Bock

By Eleonore Bock

In den großen Weltreligionen wird - trotz aller Verschiedenheit - der mystische Weg als Erlebnis der inneren Schau und der unmittelbaren Erfahrung Gottes und des Göttlichen betrachtet. Dabei bildet er das verbindende point zwischen den Glaubenssystemen. Eleonore Bock beschreibt umfassend die Grundzüge und Grundbegriffe von Hinduismus, Buddhismus, Judaismus, Islam und Christentum. In der vorliegenden, überarbeiteten Auflage des Standardwerks wurden einige Ergänzungen angebracht und insbesondere das Kapitel Taoismus neu verfasst.

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Caliphate Redefined: The Mystical Turn in Ottoman Political by Hüseyin Yılmaz

By Hüseyin Yılmaz

The medieval thought of the caliphate, epitomized by way of the Abbasids (750–1258), used to be the build of jurists who conceived it as a contractual management of the Muslim neighborhood in succession to the Prophet Muhammed’s political authority. during this ebook, Hüseyin Yilmaz lines how a brand new belief of the caliphate emerged below the Ottomans, who redefined the caliph as straight away a ruler, a non secular advisor, and a lawmaker equivalent to the prophet’s 3 natures.

Challenging traditional narratives that painting the Ottoman caliphate as a fading relic of medieval Islamic legislation, Yilmaz bargains a unique interpretation of authority, sovereignty, and imperial ideology through reading how Ottoman political discourse resulted in the mystification of Muslim political beliefs and redefined the caliphate. He illuminates how Ottoman Sufis reimagined the caliphate as a manifestation and extension of cosmic divine governance. The Ottoman Empire arose in Western Anatolia and the Balkans, the place charismatic Sufi leaders have been seemed to be God’s deputies on the earth. Yilmaz lines how Ottoman rulers, in alliance with an more and more strong Sufi institution, continually refashioned and legitimated their rule via mystical imageries of authority, and the way the caliphate itself reemerged as an ethical paradigm that formed early sleek Muslim empires.

A masterful paintings of scholarship, Caliphate Redefined is the 1st finished research of premodern Ottoman political concept to supply an in depth research of a wealth of formerly unstudied texts in Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Turkish.

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Exploring Lost Dimensions in Christian Mysticism: Opening to by Louise Nelstrop,Simon D. Podmore

By Louise Nelstrop,Simon D. Podmore

’Mystical theology’ has constructed via quite a number meanings, from the hidden dimensions of divine value within the community’s interpretation of its scriptures to the a lot later ’science’ of the soul’s ascent into communion with God. The thinkers and questions addressed during this publication attracts us into the center of a classy, appealing, and infrequently tantalisingly unfinished dialog, carrying on with over centuries and sometimes brushing allusively into parallel matters in different religions. elevating primary issues of epistemology, illustration, metaphysics, and divine fact, participants procedure the magical from postmodern, feminist, sociological and old views via thinkers equivalent to Meister Eckhart, Thomas Aquinas, Catherine of Siena, Ignatius of Loyola, William James, Evelyn Underhill, Ernst Troeltsch, Rudolf Otto, Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Marion and Jean-Louis Chrétien. Medieval and early smooth radical prophetic methods also are explored. This publication contains new essays through Sarah Apetrei, Tina Beattie, Raphel Cadenhead, Oliver Davies, Philip Endean, Brian FitzGerald, Ann Loades, George Pattison, Simon D. Podmore, Joel D.S. Rasmussen, and Johannes Zachhuber.

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GURDJIEFF: Making a New World (The Collected Works of J.G. by J.G. Bennett

By J.G. Bennett

the main whole, entire account of the lifestyles and paintings of George Ivanovich Gurdjieff, one of many maximum males of the 20 th century, and the one one that makes an attempt to explain his venture. on the grounds that Gurdjieff’s dying in 1949, numerous books were written describing an author’s event with him, in additional or much less own aspect. this is often the 1st and purely booklet written through an affiliate of Gurdjieff, proposing an summary of Gurdjieff’s lifestyles, cultural heritage, experiences, teachings, practices, cosmology, psychology and objectives. the writer encountered Gurdjieff first in Istanbul in 1920, observed him back in London and the Prieuré, Fontainebleau, misplaced contact with him for 25 years and observed him back in Paris and long island within the final years of his lifestyles. He dedicated the final 25 years of his personal lifestyles to learning and transmitting Gurdjieff’s teachings. because the name indicates, the writer identifies Gurdjieff’s paintings as not anything under the inauguration of a brand new epoch of human evolution, dependent upon a brand new realizing of the that means of “Conscience”; a version established now not upon the supremacy of the person and humanity as a complete, yet upon cooperation with either greater and reduce powers.
The twelve chapters and appendices are written as a chain of essays, which might be learn both sequentially or individually. the second one appendix offers an account of a cosmological method that's parallel to yet totally cut loose the Ray of production defined intimately in Ouspensky’s “In seek of the Miraculous”.

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La Virgen María (Cuadernos Palabra) (Spanish Edition) by José Antonio Loarte

By José Antonio Loarte

A partir del Concilio Vaticano II, los estudios bíblicos han enriquecido notablemente nuestro conocimiento de María de Nazaret, poniendo de relieve el especialísimo lugar que los angeles Santísima Virgen ocupa en l. a. historia de l. a. salvación. De ahí partió una renovación de l. a. mariología, en continuidad con l. a. gran tradición de los angeles Iglesia.

Sin embargo, a menudo, estas aportaciones han quedado confinadas en libros accesibles solo a los especialistas. Estas páginas pretenden ilustrar los principales episodios de l. a. vida de María, que, a l. a. luz de los progresos más recientes de los angeles exégesis bíblica, iluminan l. a. piedad de los cristianos.

La exposición se completa con textos que pueden servir para ahondar en l. a. doctrina expuesta: textos del magisterio de los angeles Iglesia, de las obras de los Santos Padres, de los escritos de santos y autores espirituales, y también de los poetas que, desde el comienzo de los angeles literatura castellana, han tejido los elogios de los angeles Madre de Dios.

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Love Without End by Glenda Green

By Glenda Green

Love forever is among the such a lot quoted books in smooth religious literature. Its messages have more advantageous the lives of thousands. even though it is predicated on a unique come upon with Jesus, it isn't approximately faith. It used to be no longer written to solicit, toughen, or swap current ideals. those teachings are a present for your middle for the success of your life.

This accelerated variation integrated 88 extra pages with a brand new creation. discover the reality approximately Mary Magdalene and what occurred within the 'lost years' of the lifetime of Jesus.

Most importantly, learn about yourself...

Who am I, really?
How am i able to have an considerable life?
What is my maximum purpose
What occurs whilst I die?
Can there ever be peace within the world?

The solutions might consistently emerge from the presence of or absence of 1 nice power:
L O V E

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Wotan's Arcanum: Mystery of the Black Sun Revealed by Jake Laskey

By Jake Laskey

Wotan's Arcanum: secret of the Black solar quantity I is an Esoteric Hitlerian trip by way of an Armanen Priest to bring on greater realization and explaining the SYMBOLISM of what the Black sunlight is from Indo-Aryan and Euro-Aryan resources. In those pages you will see that the Gods defined in a completely varied mild than what different Pagan/Heathen's educate, together with what the 8 legs of Sleipnir are being such as the 8 steps of Buddha or of Ashtanga Yoga with their usage at the course of Wotan.

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Les Tournesols de Jérusalem: Aventure romanesque et épique by Evelyne Dress

By Evelyne Dress

Un récit qui allie tolérance, amour et spiritualité.

1897 – Ana Oïzerman a vingt ans lorsqu’elle rencontre Lucien Dupuis. Convaincus d’être les deux moitiés d’une même âme, les jeunes gens se marient en dépit de leurs différences sociales et religieuses : Ana est los angeles fille d’un violoniste juif mondialement connu ; Lucien, le fils d’un riche négociant en vin bordelais, catholique. begin alors, pour le couple éperdument amoureux, une life insouciante, pimentée d’une sensuelle connivence. Mais leur bonheur est brutalement remis en question…

Ce roman, qui a reçu le Prix des libraires de Normandie, ne vous laissera pas indifférent !

EXTRAIT

Nous étions si heureux, Lucien et moi, que nous voulions rester unis, unifiés, joints, mêlés, enchevêtrés, sans laisser à personne le pouvoir de nous diviser. Aucun torrent n’aurait pu éteindre notre flamme. Notre union parfaite, tout ensemble charnelle et spirituelle, était si égoïste que nous ne désirions pas nous perpétuer, nous donner un prolongement ; nous n’aspirions pas à avoir un enfant né de notre amour. Nous voulions que notre histoire start et s’arrête avec nous.

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Evelyne Dress est actrice : Et l. a. Tendresse ? Bordel !, réalisatrice : Pas d’Amour sans Amour, écrivain : Pas d’Amour sans Amour, La Maison de Petichet, Les tournesols de Jérusalem, Le Rendez-vous de Rangoon et Les Chemins de Garwolin. C'est sur les planches qu'elle a débuté sa carrière, avant d'enchaîner les rôles au cinéma et de se lancer dans l'écriture et l. a. réalisation. Comme Ana, Evelyne gown est née un 1er août dans un educate. Comme son héroïne, elle a été transportée chez les religieuses dès sa naissance…

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The Book of Mystical Chapters: Meditations on the Soul's by John Anthony McGuckin

By John Anthony McGuckin

The early Christian clergymen of Egypt, Syria, and Palestine have been the religious heroes in their age—fleeing the protection of civilization for the wasteland, the place they sought God in lives of prayer, contemplation, and radical simplicity. This publication is a transportable choice of their teachings, and people in their contemplative contemporaries, starting from the fourth throughout the 11th centuries. it really is prepared to the conventional version of 3 ascending "books": Praktikos (practice), Theoretikos (theory), and Gnosis (knowledge). each one ebook contains a hundred "sentences"—aphorisms or strategies. each one sentence is meant to be learn and reflected upon for a whole day—just because the priests themselves may need performed as they went approximately their work.

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Wandering Joy by Reiner Schurmann,David Appelbaum

By Reiner Schurmann,David Appelbaum

during this amazing paintings, Reiner Schürmann indicates Meister Eckhart, the thirteenth-century Christian mystic, because the nice instructor of the delivery of God within the soul, which shatters the dualism among God and the area, the self and God. this is often an exposition of Eckhar's mysticism—perhaps the easiest in English—and, simply because Eckhart is a profound thinker for whom understanding precedes being, it's also an exemplary paintings of up to date philosophy. Schürmann indicates us that Eckhart is our modern. He describes the threefold circulate of detachment, unlock, and "dehiscence" (splitting open), which results in the event of "living and not using a why," during which all issues are in God and sheer pleasure. Going past that, he describes the transformational strength of forthcoming the Godhead, the God past God: "A guy who has skilled an analogous now not has a spot to set up himself. He has settled at the street, and if you happen to have realized find out how to pay attention, his life turns into a choice. This errant one dwells in pleasure. via his wanderings the beginning beckons."

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