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Spirituality, imagination and contemporary literature.

Spirituality, imagination and contemporary literature.

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Published by The Way in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spirituality in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Way supplement -- 81, Way (London, England) -- no. 81.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. ;
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16603683M

    Get this from a library! Fantastic Spiritualities: Monsters, Heroes and the Contemporary Religious Imagination.. [J''annine Jobling] -- In this work Jobling argues that religious sensibility in the Western world is in a process of transformation, but that we see here change, not decline, and that the production and consumption of the. For the past forty years shamanism has drawn increasing attention among the general public and academics. There is an enormous literature on shamanism, but no one has tried to understand why and how Western intellectual and popular culture became so fascinated with the topic. Behind fictional and non-fictional works on shamanism, Andrei A. Znamenski uncovers an exciting story that mirrors.

    Spirituality in literature. Spirituality. spirituality and mysticism. systematic religious studies: other. Fantasy fiction. Imagination. Literature (fiction and non fiction) Movies. Television programs. Fantasy literature. Fantasy films. Fantasy fiction -- History and criticism; Spirituality; Spirituality in literature. He also brings to light how the contemporary society deserting the notion of imagination and spirituality could limit new points of view or bring about misperception. An individual’s belief system could influence one’s knowledge very much, and having the capability of persuading other people into a belief could affect their knowledge.

      Joseph Pearce, in his new book Literature: What Every Catholic Should Know (Ignatius Press, ), rattles off a long list of classic titles ( in all) and explains what each can teach us. The Spiritual Espousals. Scotus, Duns Ordinatio, De Primo Principio. Thomas a Kempis The Imitation of Christ. Theology and Spirituality: Reformationth Century. Bellarmine, Robert Ordinatio. Borromeo, Charles Tridentine Catechism. de Sales, Francis Letters of Spiritual Direction. Erasmus, Desiderius Praise of Folly, Enchiridion. Ignatius of.


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