Spiritus Loci

Author: Bert Daelemans, S.J.
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004285361
Release Date: 2015-01-23
Genre: Religion

In Spiritus Loci Bert Daelemans, architect and theologian, provides a threefold method for the theological assessment of church architecture, based on contemporary case studies (1995-2015).

Theories of Ethnicity

Author: Werner Sollors
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814780343
Release Date: 1900
Genre: Social Science

From the horrors of ethnic cleansing in Bosnia to debates over multiculturalism, ethnicity has, once again, become a global preoccupation. But what exactly do we mean when we speak of ethnicity? And when and how did ethnicity become such an important area of cultural expression and identification that people are ready to die and to kill for it? Gathering the work of some of our most original thinkers, Theories of Ethnicity provides, in one convenient volume, the most probing and frequently cited considerations of such topics as the melting pot and pluralism, race and race problems, migration and marginality, assimilation and transnationalism, intermarriage, kinship and religion, boundary-construction and maintenance, and the important role of power relations for ethnicity. Contributors include such intellects as Max Weber, Carl Gustav Jung, Margaret Mead, Georg Simmel, Erik Erikson, Karl Mannheim, Fredrik Barth, and Herbert Gans. Theories of Ethnicity grounds much current sociological, cultural, and political research on ethnicity in a theoretical foundation that has heretofore been lacking, providing an important historical base for ongoing and future work on this timely subject.

On Soul and Earth

Author: Elena Liotta
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317723622
Release Date: 2013-12-16
Genre: Psychology

On Soul and Earth offers an original perspective on the relationship between the environment and the human psyche. Physical spaces contribute to the building of identity through personal experience and memory. Places evoke emotions and carry their own special meanings. Elena Liotta and her contributors also explore the neglected topics of migration and travel. The author has extensive clinical experience of working with patients from a wide variety of national and cultural backgrounds. Globalization is present in the clinical office as well as in the wider world and the transformations currently being wrought in the areas of cultural and national identity also impact on clinical work. This book will be of interest to Jungian analysts as well as psychotherapists and mental health professionals, especially those who are addressing transcultural and multicultural issues including voluntary or enforced migration. It will also appeal to urban planners, architects and those interested in environmental issues.

Genius Loci

Author: Christian Norberg-Schulz
Publisher:
ISBN: 3608761578
Release Date: 1982-01
Genre: Architecture


The Past Present and Future of Theologies of Interreligious Dialogue

Author: Terrence Merrigan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192510723
Release Date: 2017-03-23
Genre: Religion

The Past, Present and Future of Theology of Interreligious Dialogue brings together several of the most widely regarded specialists who have contributed to theological reflection on religious diversity and interreligious encounter. The chapters are united by the consistent theme of the obligation to engage with the challenges that emerge from the tension between the doctrinal tradition(s) of Christianity and the need to reconsider them in light of and in response to the fact of religious otherness. As a whole, these reflections are motivated by the desire to bring together a significant selection of different theological approaches that have been developed and appropriated in order to engage with religious difference in the past and present, as well as to suggest possibilities for the future. This confluence of perspectives reveals the complexity of theological reflection on religious diversity, and gives some indication of future challenges that must be acknowledged, and perhaps successfully met, in the ongoing attempt to address a universal reality in light of traditional doctrinal particularities and cultural concerns.

Loyola s Acts

Author: Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520209370
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Religion

This revisionist view of Ignatius Loyola argues that his "autobiography"--until now taken to be a literal, documentary account--is in reality a work of rhetoric, a moral narrative that exploits the techniques of fiction. In radically reinterpreting this canonical text, our main source of information about the founder of the largest and most powerful religious order in Roman Catholicism, Boyle paints a vivid picture of Loyola's world. She surveys rhetorical and artistic theory, religious iconography, everyday custom, and an astonishing array of scenes and subjects: from curiosity, to codes of honor, to the holy places of Spain, to the significance of apparitions and flying serpents. Written in the tradition of Renaissance studies on individualism, Loyola's Acts engages current interest in autobiography and in the history of private life. The book also provides a powerful heuristic for interpreting a wide range of texts of the Christian tradition. Finally, this secular treatment of a canonized saint provides revealing insights into how a prestigious sixteenth-century figure like Loyola understood himself. This revisionist view of Ignatius Loyola argues that his "autobiography"--until now taken to be a literal, documentary account--is in reality a work of rhetoric, a moral narrative that exploits the techniques of fiction. In radically reinterpreting this canonical text, our main source of information about the founder of the largest and most powerful religious order in Roman Catholicism, Boyle paints a vivid picture of Loyola's world. She surveys rhetorical and artistic theory, religious iconography, everyday custom, and an astonishing array of scenes and subjects: from curiosity, to codes of honor, to the holy places of Spain, to the significance of apparitions and flying serpents. Written in the tradition of Renaissance studies on individualism, Loyola's Acts engages current interest in autobiography and in the history of private life. The book also provides a powerful heuristic for interpreting a wide range of texts of the Christian tradition. Finally, this secular treatment of a canonized saint provides revealing insights into how a prestigious sixteenth-century figure like Loyola understood himself.

Peregrinatio in terram sanctam

Author: Bernhard von Breydenbach
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110209518
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Literary Criticism

The incunabulum Peregrinatio in terram sanctam by Bernhard von Breydenbach, which appeared in 1486, is the first printed and illustrated travelogue. It provides one of the most important sources for studying medieval contact between religions on the threshold of the Modern Age. Besides sketches in the form of diary entries, theological reflections and precise observations of countries and peoples, the text also contains an agitational polemic on Islam, which bears witness to the horror felt in Christendom at the Turkish conquest of Constantinople. The present edition is the first to present the complete Early New High German text with a translation.

Die wahrhaft k nigliche Stadt

Author: Daniela Kah
Publisher: Studies in Medieval and Reform
ISBN: 9004355030
Release Date: 2017-11
Genre: History

A new view on the various possibilities to experience and to perceive the Holy Roman Empire in the late medieval imperial cities Augsburg, N�rnberg und L�beck.Einen neuen Blick auf die M�glichkeiten, das Reich in den sp�tmittelalterlichen Reichsst�dten Augsburg, N�rnberg und L�beck zu erfahren und wahrzunehmen.

Die Magisterregel

Author: Karl Suso Frank
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015032480827
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Monasticism and religious orders


Jesus von Nazareth was er wollte wer er war

Author: Gerhard Lohfink
Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH
ISBN: 9783451338892
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Genre: Religion

Wer war Jesus? Ein Prophet? Davon gab es viele. Ein Wunderheiler? Ein Sozialrevolutionär? Ein Weisheitslehrer? Auch davon gab und gibt es viele. Gerhard Lohfink fragt, was das Einmalige des Jesus von Nazaret ausmacht, er fragt nach dem Mehr, konkret nach dem Selbstbewusstsein Jesu, nach dem Anspruch, mit dem Jesus auftrat, nach dem, was er wirklich wollte. Das Ergebnis ist ein neues Bild des Jesus von Nazaret, überzeugend, vertiefend und in ausnehmend gut lesbarer Sprache geschrieben. Eine Bereicherung für alle, denen Christsein etwas bedeutet.