The Authoritative Word

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To experience the, Word Eckhart counsels not-knowing or as his seventeenth sermon is titled: ‘‘Letting the Intellect Go and Experiencing Pure Ignorance’’ (Fox, 1980: 238). Mandala images arise spontaneously in dreams and art as symbols of the center of the self. In The Nag Hammadi scriptures (International ed., pp. 357–366). This theme is well developed by Jungian analyst Robert A Johnson who utilizes Parsifal’s search for the Holy Grail as a metaphor for the development of wholeness in masculine psychology and reconciliation between the conscious and unconscious aspects of the psyche.
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Dialogues Concernig Natural Religion...

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These 5 items of faith are: Kesh, Kanga, Kara, Kirpan and Kacha which translate into: uncut hair, a small comb, a band of steel, a small sword, a pair of under shorts. Seen in [an] historical context these movements of faith—the Judaic-Christian, the Buddhist, the Hindu, the Muslim—are not essentially rivals. In the Buddhist tradition, construction of self is rejected while ‘‘owning’’ one’s self is an illusion and the source of suffering (Ho, 1995: 121). Yet, admirable as this proposal is, it nevertheless still confers on science a position of authority and even sovereignty over the entire field of consciousness that begs for examination.
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Psalms III: Poetry (Psalms 90-150) (Thru the Bible Book 19)

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According to the text, the son eats the parents who ‘‘are the food of the son’’ (c.f. the ‘‘god-eating of the Aztecs; the parent-eating soul of the Egyptian Pyramid text of Unas) (Jung, 1963: 30). Jung Speaking: Interviews and Encounters. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Likewise, King David was chosen to be king of Israel over and against his older brothers. He had a particular concern for the issue of the ultimate escape – namely suicide.
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The Wisdom of St. Patrick

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Encounter with the self: A Jungian commentary on William Blake’s illustrations of the Book of Job. The word soul is also a useful term for that mysterious, often uncanny sense of presence familiar to all psychotherapists that occasionally pervades the therapy room. A Jew is obligated to devote himself to studying Torah so that he can develop as a human being and use his freedom and creativity optimally. Deists, on the other hand find in the Deus Otiosus – the clock-make God who made the world, wound it up and then left – simply a rational explanation for life as we know it.
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The concise encyclopedia of living faiths

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Therapy in a rationalist society involves opening to intuition, and a faith in finding an authenticity. religious diversity I am indebted to John Deck and Cara Stevens for comments and assistance in preparing this entry. De diversis quaestionibus ad Simplicianum. In panentheism god suffuses the world but is not exhausted by the immanence in the world. Viewed through the lenses of a secular, scientific mindset, the Nazi elite’s involvement with the occult represents no more than a foolish reversion to magic and superstition – a puzzling anomaly, At the Nazi rally in Nuremberg in September of 1937, a huge photo of Hitler was displayed with the inscription beneath it: ‘IN THE BEGINNINING WAS THE WORD.. .’ William Teeling, who visited Germany in the late thirties, was told by the Mayor of Hamburg: We need no priests or parsons.
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Encyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft

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Contains a list in chronological order (1901 - Present) of the award winners with brief biographical information and a description of the discovery. In very early times, there were collections of rules; we may mention that which in the language of the period, St. Is it forever cast heroically into the darkness where there is wailing and gnashing of teeth, or have we simply lost the ability to deal with the amputation of soul from a vertical perspective?
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Encyclopedia of Mormonism: The History, Scripture, Doctrine,

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The Gospel clearly shows us virginity and continence as means, and charity as the end; persecutions necessitated retirement and a first form of life entirely directed towards personal sanctification; community life produced obedience; the inconveniences caused by frequent change of residence suggested the vow of stability; the excessive multiplication and diversity of religious institutes called for the intervention of the sovereign pontiff and his express approbation of rules; the needs of soul and body grafted the practice of corporal and spiritual works of mercy upon personal sanctification, and joined the reception of Holy orders to religious profession; while the exigencies and difficulties of modern times caused the making of simple vows antecedent to, or in substitution for, solemn vows.
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Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 15, 2 Chronicles (dillard),

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Religion develops out of the sacrificial action rather than sacrificial rituals being an expression of some religious impulse. Mountain imagery also represents the unconscious, the earth, our mother and ‘‘mother nature.’’ We live with these constructs in a ‘‘participation-mystique.’’ It is here that the archetypes live and also where the instincts reside. Any flagrant contradictions between patriarchal and later mores have presumably been censored; yet distinctive features of the post-Mosaic religion are absent.
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Grapes of Conflict

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Yet, it is Hatha Yoga, the practice of postures, or asana that has so gripped modern attention. The rest of the family were transferred to Auschwitz in October 1944, where Viktor and Tilly were separated and where his mother Elsa was sent immediately to the gas chambers. Moreover, not every doctrine or practice of a false religion is necessarily erroneous or reprehensible; there may be great nobility of character among Buddhist monks or Mussulman dervishes, as there may be faults sullying the monastic or religious habits worn in the true Church.
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Sifra: The Rabbinic Commentary on Levitics (Neusner Titles

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For general or background information, check out useful URLs, general information online, almanacs or encyclopedias online such as Britannica. Scientific research on the relationship between religiosity and psychological functioning has contributed Religiosity R 769 The religious groups that use extreme ritual, dogma, indoctrination, and alienation from the larger community promote fear and a form of religiosity that is deleterious to physical and mental health.
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