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21. Sacral vs. Secular Man [Books] [de Grazia books]
... constraints, and burdens, he exudes the divine and the supernatural, and these coagulate into habits and practices definably religious. There are three causes of this incessant and probably inevitable theotropy. One lies in the delusional structure of the ... Part Two: THEOTROPY Whatever its failings, past and present, mankind continues to pursue religion. Even when most intent upon relieving himself of its falsehoods, constraints, and burdens, he exudes the divine and the supernatural, ... discussion have we spoken of the moral values of the activity, except we have presumed a kind of dolce vita religiosa for the citizen. We have not asked how many orphans has he sheltered, how many cannibal feasts has he ...
22. The Genesis of Religion [Books] [de Grazia books]
... from primordial days to the present? The question sends us back to the beginnings of the human species, when religious behavior began. We seek to establish there, and thenceforth through the ages, the connection between religion and human ... Part One: THEOMACHY Man's moral record in religion is largely unacceptable, whether to humans or to gods, if such exist. No anthropologist, philosopher, or theologian is pleased with it. It has been continuously expurgated and ... man's organs and physiological experiences, as well as all his acts, had a religious meaning," "Homo religiosus always believes that there is an absolute reality, the sacred, which transcends this world but manifests itself in this ...
23. Father Kugler's Falling Star [Journals] [Kronos]
... meaningless constructions. And this caution is particularly appropriate when we are dealing with serious reports, especially those of a religious nature, such as are offered in abundance in the Old Testament.(5 ) This was the message underlying ... . . . on the age of Babylonian astronomy and the influence of Assyrian mythology on the language, culture and religion of the East"(3 ) observed that most mythologies prove to be astrally inspired, and can be interpreted ... Moon. Kugler's broadside against the Panbabylonists was published in 1910 under the title Im Bannkreis Babels: Panbabylonistische Konstraktionen und religionsgeschichtliche Tatsachen (Under the Spell of Babel: Panbabylonist Constructions and Facts from the History of Religion). In 1907 ...
24. Apocalyptic Imagery In Modern Political Spectacle [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Germany. It is important first of all to perceive Nazi Germany, not as a political phenomenon but as a religious cult and, more precisely, as a hysterical apocalyptic millenarian cult, a doomsday cult obsessed with fear of the ... original cosmic events. Over the years, I have analysed examples from literature, sport, mythology, philosophy, religion, fairy tale and popular culture which perform that critical hidden function for us. The field of politics is another ... fireworks displays and also rituals of a clearly transcendental nature. The Rally every September was therefore enveloped in a deep religiosity. One historian wrote that Every art, subterfuge and contrivance was employed to hammer into the spectators and participants the ...
25. Religion and Education [Books] [de Grazia books]
... of various hypotheses of natural history. The second piece sketches a method for examining the relations of state education to religious teachings. The author is generally concerned that the words "to teach" should mean "to educate" or ... From: The Burning of Troy, by Alfred De Grazia Home | Issue Contents CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE Religion and Education Present here first is an editorial essay criticizing attempts to avoid the consideration of the Bible in schools and to restrain schoolroom ... descent from primates, gradualism in evolution of culture, religion wholly culture dependent, etc. B. Culture is religion-dependent, short history, unknown descent. XIV. Psychology A. Ethological view (" man is one of the ...
26. A Catastrophic Reading of Religious Systems [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Catastrophism Review (1994) "Proceedings of the 1993 Cambridge Conference" Home | Issue Contents A Catastrophic Reading of Religious Systems Irving Wolfe Département d'études anglaises, Université de Montréal In his Conference paper, Professor Wolfe makes frequent reference to ... paper, to enable us to follow the argument of his second paper from its inception. 1. Consider organized religion as a human product whose origin is not divine but in us. See it as an instinctive creation of the ... Presence. (Historical evidence to support (a ) and (b )) . d) Theology - each religion's explicit and implicit view of the meaning of the world. (Derived from (a ), (b ) ...
27. On Comets and Kings [Journals] [Aeon]
... to their respective cultures. This fact alone offers us a powerful clue with regards to Quetzalcoatl's original identity. The religious rites associated with Quetzalcoatl also suggest a relationship to Saturn. Diego Duran, a Dominican missionary and one of the ... of Tollan in the Golden Age of Anahuac, lawgiver, teacher of the arts, and founder of a purified religion. Driven from his kingdom by the machinations of evil magicians, he departed over the eastern sea for Tlapallan, ... to compute the future occurrence of solar eclipses is apparently unable to discern that Venus- the favorite object of their astral religion- is in no way involved with eclipses! Since Venus is not currently associated with eclipses scholars are naturally inclined towards ...
28. "Extra-Scientific" Dimensions of Science [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Velikovsky's views and the scientific community can be seen to be symptomatic of long-standing opposition between competing world-views, with heavy religious overtones. IF THE CONTROVERSY which began with Worlds in Collision has spawned a wealth of publications dealing with various implications ... - all linked with opposition to Velikovsky - to "free-thinking" religious organisations. Shapley's association with The Institute of Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS) and the Star Island group was capped by his membership on the editorial ... no question that the book would never have become a bestseller, had it not had a strong appeal to old-time religionists."  This is, I suggest, no mere idiosyncratic diatribe - although it may be an ...
29. A Catastrophic Reading of Western Cosmology [Journals] [SIS Review]
... happen quickly. In my earlier paper, I established this narrative as the Christian story, a subset of the religious Pattern Two which argues perfect stability in the heavens now and anticipates perfect order on Earth in the future. I ... a pair of articles, I will submit cosmology to the same kind of catastrophically-oriented bottom-line analysis as I performed on religion. This paper, therefore, will also be a thought experiment which will carry out a marketing analysis of the ... distributed or not, is legitimate. What is repugnant to me is the desire-directed fabricative dimension of what I call religio-cosmology, (or what Jacques Merleau-Ponty has called pseudo-astronomy'), as in the Newtonian, Scholastic and Aristotelean dogmas ...
30. The Dragon in China and Japan by M. W. VISSER [Books]
... the labyrinth of many a dilticnlt Chinese passage. Moreover, front the very beginning his splendid works, especially the Religious System of Japan, formal the basis of my studies in Chinese and Japanese religion and folklore. I also tender ... Amsterdam AFDELING LETTERKUNE NIEUWE REEKS DEEL XIII No. 2 Amsterdam Johannes Muller PREFACE. The student of Chinese and Japanese religion and folklore soon discovers the mighty influence of Indian thought upon the Far-Eastern mind. Buddhism introduced a great number of ... 497. 51. L. I. p. 233. 52. E. Boerschmann, Die Baukunst and religiose Kulltur der Chinsesen. Rand I: P`u t`o shan. 53. Dragons and pearl: ...
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