Elder Anthony of Optina

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One feels compelled to say, ‘Hang on a moment! Phelan, Timothy S. "Chu Hsi's Yokhak-kyemong and the Neo-Confucianism of Yi T'oegye." The predictions of the theory therefore are probabilistic, and we cannot predict the next event or observation. The problem of free will is simply this: if God knows absolutely everything that goes on in the Universe, that includes knowledge of things which are going to happen in the future.

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One feels compelled to say, ‘Hang on a moment! Phelan, Timothy S. "Chu Hsi's Yokhak-kyemong and the Neo-Confucianism of Yi T'oegye." The predictions of the theory therefore are probabilistic, and we cannot predict the next event or observation. The problem of free will is simply this: if God knows absolutely everything that goes on in the Universe, that includes knowledge of things which are going to happen in the future.

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Colridge's Writing: Volume 4 on Religion and Psychology

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Yet it is a deeper and truer expression of what is essential to the plant’s nature when stripped of all secondary features. Religions are basically about practices of orientation in human life and transformation of the human condition, and people need other things than science to articulate and achieve the goals related to these practices. The "gross body" is the physical organism that begins to be formed at conception and begins to disintegrate at death. an infinity of souls existing beginninglessly throughout past time.

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Yet it is a deeper and truer expression of what is essential to the plant’s nature when stripped of all secondary features. Religions are basically about practices of orientation in human life and transformation of the human condition, and people need other things than science to articulate and achieve the goals related to these practices. The "gross body" is the physical organism that begins to be formed at conception and begins to disintegrate at death. an infinity of souls existing beginninglessly throughout past time.

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Martin Buber The Life Of Dialogue

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He says individuals should think independently and make their own judgement, rather than defer more or less uncritically to some external authority: [Enlightenment is the] emergence of man from his self-imposed infancy. Thus. and the sense of the mystery of the divine being. Our resources drive meaningful inquiry through unique concept-driven narratives and support every aspect of assessment. At the same time we also often hear it said that there exists a basic human need for mystery, wonder, fear of the sacred, the romantic worship of the inexplicable, or for the feeling of the "numinous," the topic of Eliade�s The Sacred and the Profane and Otto�s Das Heilige, and that this need too is a foundation of religion.

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He says individuals should think independently and make their own judgement, rather than defer more or less uncritically to some external authority: [Enlightenment is the] emergence of man from his self-imposed infancy. Thus. and the sense of the mystery of the divine being. Our resources drive meaningful inquiry through unique concept-driven narratives and support every aspect of assessment. At the same time we also often hear it said that there exists a basic human need for mystery, wonder, fear of the sacred, the romantic worship of the inexplicable, or for the feeling of the "numinous," the topic of Eliade�s The Sacred and the Profane and Otto�s Das Heilige, and that this need too is a foundation of religion.

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Quest for Self-Knowledge: An Essay in Lonergan's Philosophy

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Among the most important was his upbringing in the milieu of Pietism, a reform movement within German Lutheranism that stressed inner religious conversion and upright conduct over doctrinal exactness. Without necessarily pausing to consider the difference between religious facts and the facts disclosed through sense perception and the sciences. Averroes suggested, as do some people today, that there are two realms of truth: one governed by spirituality and one governed by science.

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Among the most important was his upbringing in the milieu of Pietism, a reform movement within German Lutheranism that stressed inner religious conversion and upright conduct over doctrinal exactness. Without necessarily pausing to consider the difference between religious facts and the facts disclosed through sense perception and the sciences. Averroes suggested, as do some people today, that there are two realms of truth: one governed by spirituality and one governed by science.

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Overcoming Through Jesus

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In addition, the Upanishads lead the student to know life in its totality. Of course, that is why a theist like Marvin Olasky can write (and scores of theologians can think) over at Christian World Magazine that: Atheists don’t exist. Anaximenes, the last of the Milesian School, believed that the primary substance was air or vapor. However, the non-existence of one or more of the four characteristics on an object Z is sufficient to lead to the argument that Z is not a "God" that we have defined above.

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In addition, the Upanishads lead the student to know life in its totality. Of course, that is why a theist like Marvin Olasky can write (and scores of theologians can think) over at Christian World Magazine that: Atheists don’t exist. Anaximenes, the last of the Milesian School, believed that the primary substance was air or vapor. However, the non-existence of one or more of the four characteristics on an object Z is sufficient to lead to the argument that Z is not a "God" that we have defined above.

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The American Spiritual Culture: And the Invention of Jazz,

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It is generally the case that religious adherents do not hold their religious convictions because of well-articulated reasons or arguments which support those convictions. This later came to be called natural theology by rationalist philosophers of the 17th and 18th centuries. Friedrich Nietzsche, Letter to Karl Fuchs, June 1878, cited in Karl Jaspers, Nietzsche (Baltimore: 1997), p. 46. For the rest of us, humanity is as much of a “given” as the atoms and molecules of which matter is composed, except that humanity is special, while matter is matter; and humanity is revolutionary work-in-progress.

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It is generally the case that religious adherents do not hold their religious convictions because of well-articulated reasons or arguments which support those convictions. This later came to be called natural theology by rationalist philosophers of the 17th and 18th centuries. Friedrich Nietzsche, Letter to Karl Fuchs, June 1878, cited in Karl Jaspers, Nietzsche (Baltimore: 1997), p. 46. For the rest of us, humanity is as much of a “given” as the atoms and molecules of which matter is composed, except that humanity is special, while matter is matter; and humanity is revolutionary work-in-progress.

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A Disquisition on Religion, Science and the State

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Many assume that this means simply a belief in the existence of a god. On the contrary, God is present, omnipresent, and exists as Spirit in all spirits. A Different Modern Defense of Divine Eternity, Paul Helm 50. It is very difficult to elucidate this feeling to anyone who is entirely without it, especially as there is no anthropomorphic conception of God corresponding to it. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1977. Attempts to show the contrary have traditionally been discussed under the heading of theodicy.

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Many assume that this means simply a belief in the existence of a god. On the contrary, God is present, omnipresent, and exists as Spirit in all spirits. A Different Modern Defense of Divine Eternity, Paul Helm 50. It is very difficult to elucidate this feeling to anyone who is entirely without it, especially as there is no anthropomorphic conception of God corresponding to it. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1977. Attempts to show the contrary have traditionally been discussed under the heading of theodicy.

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An Intellectual's Argument About God: Or What's Wrong WIth

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Both Romans and Greeks used myths to explain the creation of the universe and their place in it. The focus is on the notion that there must be an objective standard. “We’ve disagreed with your assertion that might makes right is the only alternative to an objective morality. Faith that does not recognize the faculty of reasoning and that has not been filtered by reasoning is based on blind beliefs that remain unexamined. If you find that you don't like the course, just get your money back.

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Both Romans and Greeks used myths to explain the creation of the universe and their place in it. The focus is on the notion that there must be an objective standard. “We’ve disagreed with your assertion that might makes right is the only alternative to an objective morality. Faith that does not recognize the faculty of reasoning and that has not been filtered by reasoning is based on blind beliefs that remain unexamined. If you find that you don't like the course, just get your money back.

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Mind and Deity

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I just introduce you to philosophy of religion approximately as it would be taught in an undergraduate philosophy of religion course. Moreover, the role of humans has become central for many physicists (e.g., Niels Bohr, Anton Zeilinger) in terms of measurement in quantum mechanics. Another far eastern notion that has made its way into our culture is that of a proper balance and harmony between complementary elements (yang and yin) and the negative consequences when that balance is broken or not respected.

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I just introduce you to philosophy of religion approximately as it would be taught in an undergraduate philosophy of religion course. Moreover, the role of humans has become central for many physicists (e.g., Niels Bohr, Anton Zeilinger) in terms of measurement in quantum mechanics. Another far eastern notion that has made its way into our culture is that of a proper balance and harmony between complementary elements (yang and yin) and the negative consequences when that balance is broken or not respected.

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Living Without Why: Meister Eckhart's Critique of the

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However. which becomes important in relation to the final outcome of the creative process. p.. It deals with the topic of life after death. Besides being a “symptom” of a heightened awareness, The Movement is “causing” a higher awareness. An introduction to themes in ethical theory. So, I answered the question “What is the proper basis for morality?” The other question “What ought to be the proper basis for morality? “ I think is a moot point if we can’t control it.

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However. which becomes important in relation to the final outcome of the creative process. p.. It deals with the topic of life after death. Besides being a “symptom” of a heightened awareness, The Movement is “causing” a higher awareness. An introduction to themes in ethical theory. So, I answered the question “What is the proper basis for morality?” The other question “What ought to be the proper basis for morality? “ I think is a moot point if we can’t control it.

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