By Georg Nicolaus
This e-book explores C. G. Jung's psychology throughout the standpoint of the existential thinker Nikolai Berdyaev, drawing impressive parallels among Jung's conception of individuation and Berdyaev's knowing of the individual.
Placing Jung and Berdyaev firmly in the context of secular humanism, Nicolaus attracts on their own stories of individuation to teach how either writers search to let a renewal of our self-understanding as people in a post-religious society.
Topics of dialogue include:
- the foundations of Berdyaev's personalism
- Jung's mental interpretation of the Christian God-image
- individuation and the ethics of creativity.
C. G. Jung and Nikolai Berdyaev: Individuation and the Person deals a clean standpoint at the moral implications of Jung’s idea and serves additionally as an advent to Berdyaev’s inspiration. As such this ebook will entice analytical psychologists, students engaged with Jungian idea and all these attracted to the interface among spirituality and intensity psychology.
By Erica Baffelli,Ian Reader,Birgit Staemmler
Japanese Religions at the Internet attracts consciousness to how faith is being offered, represented and mentioned at the jap web. Its goal is to give a contribution to wider discussions approximately faith and the web through offering a major instance – according to one of many Internet’s so much renowned languages – of the way new media applied sciences are getting used and are impacting on faith within the East-Asian context, whereas additionally constructing additional our understandings of faith in a technologically complicated state. students learning the connection of faith and the web can now not paintings on triumphing notions that experience up to now characterized the sphere, akin to the belief that the net is a Western-centric phenomenon and that experiences of English-language websites on the subject of faith gives you a achievable version for wider analyses of the subject.
Despite this turning out to be volume of analysis on faith and the net, relatively little has fascinated by non-Western cultures. the final box of research in terms of faith and the net has paid scant cognizance to Asian contexts. the sphere wishes a full-length and complete examine that makes a speciality of the japanese spiritual international and the net, now not in simple terms to redress the imbalances of the sector up to now, but additionally simply because such stories should be imperative to the rising box of the learn of faith and the net in destiny. they're going to supply very important technique of constructing new theories, developing new paradigms and realizing the underlying dynamics of this new media shape.
By Christian Smith
Smith means that humans have a weird set of capacities and proclivities that distinguishes them considerably from different animals on the planet. regardless of the substantial transformations in humanity among cultures and throughout background, irrespective of how another way humans narrate their lives and histories, there continues to be an underlying constitution of human personhood that is helping to reserve human tradition, historical past, and narration. Drawing on vital contemporary insights in ethical philosophy, epistemology, and narrative reports, Smith argues that people are animals who've an inescapable ethical and religious size. they can't stay away from a primary ethical orientation in lifestyles and this, says Smith, has profound results for a way sociology needs to research human beings.
By Christian Smith
"While displaying appreciation and recognize for his evangelical patrimony, Christian Smith deals a cautious, transparent, and considerate route to the Catholic Church for these evangelicals who're interesting Catholicism as they search to stroll extra authentically in Christ. it is a really precise contribution to the starting to be literature authored via former evangelicals who've stumbled on their option to St. Peter's barque."
-Francis J. Beckwith
author of go back to Rome: Confessions of An Evangelical Catholic
"Christian Smith is true in describing why it always takes a 'paradigm revolution' for an evangelical to turn into a Catholic. The 'anomalies' he describes for evangelical lifestyles are in general actual and his presentation of Catholicism is beautiful. yet this exciting publication might were even higher if it had paused to mirror on why there are such a lot of paradigm shifts within the different direction--of humans born Catholic who turn into evangelical. Anyone--Catholic, evangelical, or a convert in both direction--who responds thoughtfully to the arguments of this publication can be a greater Christian for having made the effort."
author of The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind
"I anticipate that this publication might develop into the definitive textual content (short of the Fathers only!) for evangelicals who're ready to handle themselves courageously to the ecclesiological query. Smith's writing is brisk, starkly transparent, not easy, and exhaustive (not exhausting!); he leaves no stone unturned. this can be the simplest e-book i have noticeable at the topic."
author of On Being Catholic
Christian Smith is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology on the collage of Notre Dame. he's the writer of The Bible Made very unlikely (2011), what's somebody? (2010), and Souls in Transition (2009).
By Jefferson White
For as soon as the theologians and the biblical students are in contract: Christ has a instructing approximately politics, yet Christ doesn't train a thought of politics.
However, it's the argument of this ebook that the political instructing of Christ involves a whole political conception. That idea should be found either in Christ’s educating and within the radical impression of that instructing at the political historical past of the West. That political background can simply be understood as a sequence of deepening separations of energy over the years, first among the church and the country, after which inside either the church and the state.
Christ’s instructing about the radical contrast to be made among God and Caesar has grown, long ago thousand years, to outline all human relations.
By Victor Turner
By Lallie B. Lloyd,Gay Clark Jennings
All our kids deals quite a few tales witnessing the facility of genuine partnerships among religion groups and public colleges that create, nurture, and develop relationships, whereas reworking lives and groups, church buildings and faculties, for therapeutic, releasing motion, and resurrection. The e-book highlights ways in which judicatories and congregations are already supplying direct carrier (after-school courses, tutoring, meals backpacks), engaging in neighborhood coalitions of care (with non-profit, better schooling, and public provider courses and staff), and becoming a member of country and neighborhood advocacy campaigns for stronger investment, coverage, and accountability.
Includes an govt precis and dialogue consultant written by way of diversified voices in the Episcopal Church, laying theological basis whereas showcasing examples of the way partnership among church and faculty can elevate up “education as forming people” as a method to serve God’s venture in our neighborhoods.
Contributors contain, plus others:
–The Rev. Ben Campbell—Micah Initiative in Richmond
–The Rt. Rev. Andrew Waldo—South Carolina’s LARCUM Bishops’ Initiative
–Louise Packard—Executive Director, Trinity Boston Foundation
–The Rev. Liz Steinhauser—St. Stephen’s, Boston
–Michael Sarbanes—Executive Director of neighborhood Engagement, Baltimore
–Mark R. Warren—Department of Public coverage and Public Affairs, UMass and Kennedy university fellow
By Ken Kurihara
By Douglas E. Cowan,David G. Bromley
This unheard of creation to cults and new spiritual events has been thoroughly up-dated and improved to mirror the newest advancements; each one bankruptcy studies the origins, leaders, ideals, rituals and practices of a NRM, highlighting the categorical controversies surrounding every one group.
- A absolutely up-to-date, revised and multiplied version of an remarkable advent to cults and new non secular movements
- Profiles some of the so much noticeable, major, and arguable new spiritual events, proposing every one group’s historical past, doctrines, rituals, management, and organization
- Offers a dialogue of the foremost controversies within which new spiritual routine were concerned, utilizing every one profiled staff to demonstrate the character of 1 of these controversies
- Covers debates together with what constitutes an genuine faith, the validity of claims of brainwashing options, the consequences of experimentation with unconventional sexual practices, and the deeply rooted cultural fears that cults engender
- New sections comprise tools of learning new religions in each one bankruptcy in addition to displays on ‘groups to watch’
By Brian J. Grim