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Christ The Sacred Center

Author : Dennis J. Casey
ISBN : OCLC:633636743
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The City As A Sacred Center

Author : Bardwell L. Smith
ISBN : 9004084711
Genre : Religion
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Landscapes Of The Sacred

Author : Belden C. Lane
ISBN : 0801868386
Genre : Architecture
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This substantially expanded edition of Belden C. Lane's Landscapes of the Sacred includes a new introductory chapter that offers three new interpretive models for understanding American sacred space. Lane maintains his approach of interspersing shorter and more personal pieces among full-length essays that explore how Native American, early French and Spanish, Puritan New England, and Catholic Worker traditions has each expressed the connection between spirituality and place. A new section at the end of the book includes three chapters that address methodological issues in the study of spirituality, the symbol-making process of religious experience, and the tension between place and placelessness in Christian spirituality.

The Cult Of The Sacred Centre

Author : Proinsias Mac Cana
ISBN : 1855002191
Genre : Ireland
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The Sacred Center

Author : John Michell
ISBN : 9781594779275
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The symbolism and power behind sacred locations in ancient and modern times • Explains the need and role for ritual centers in modern society • Examines ancient territorial centers in ancient Egypt, Greece, Africa and Asia, and Iceland and the British Isles • Reveals the code of number and geometry behind the idealistic social structure of the ritual center, formed to imitate the heavenly order Symbols of ritual centers are among the most persistent elements of myth and belief between cultures widely separated in time and space. Every tribe and state had its “generation center,” a sacred area within its heartland where its legendary founders gave birth to its people and established their laws. Within the inner sanctum of the sanctuary was an altar or pillar, the omphalos or navel stone, that marked the midpoint of the home territory and represented the world-pole on which everything revolved. It was the focus of a perpetual cycle of rituals and festivals that passed with the seasons around the country and held its people under the spell of a golden age. In this book John Michell reveals the precise methods by which the ancients located the appropriate centers and adopted them as sanctuaries. The same principles of ritual geography in the siting of Akhenaten’s capital in Egypt and Megalopolis in classical Greece apply also to the traditional centers of small territories and islands. The rediscovery of these sites--such as the spot at the center of Ireland where the Celtic High Kings were installed--sheds new light on the ritualized order of prehistoric societies and the sacred, scientific code on which they were founded. These revelations from the distant past are of great significance in present times, for in them are the secrets of harmony on every scale, from the personal to the universal. Restoring the sacred center to its former place of prominence offers the possibility of a renaissance of human culture, ideally centered upon the image of a perfectly ordered Cosmos.

Maintaining The Sacred Center

Author : Rusmir Mahmutćehajić
ISBN : 9781935493914
Genre : Religion
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In times past, men and women lived in ordered communities whose very structure, architecture, and habits of life were a concrete reflection of the cosmic order. Through the Bosnian town of Stolac, the author explores the nature of this traditional wisdom that informed the way of life of his ancestors.

Finding Our Sacred Center

Author : Henri J. M. Nouwen
ISBN : 1585958476
Genre : Lourdes (France)
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It was January 1990, the dawn of a new decade and Henri Nouwen, world-renoweded spiritual writer, was in France but his writing wasn't going well. Frustrated and discouraged, he decided to go to Lourdes, even though it was the "off season," to give his "anxious heart a rest." This profoundly inspiring journal is the result of his three-day stay. Lourdes restored Nouwen's inner peace and helped him return to his sacred center. He realized, of course, that he did not need to be at Lourdes to find peace and joy. The purity, simplicity, and freedom he experienced "belong to the heart and can be lived anywhere." Whether we have been to Lourdes or not, does not matter. This small journal is bound to touch our own restless and searching hearts and help us to find again our own sacred center, the living Christ within us.

Cumulative List Of Organizations Described In Section 170 C Of The Internal Revenue Code Of 1954

Author : United States. Internal Revenue Service
ISBN : UCR:31210017991439
Genre : Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations
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The Sacred Center And The Wilderness

Author : Virgil Dorsey
ISBN : MINN:31951001437210D
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Teton Dakota Ethnology And History

Author : United States. National Park Service
ISBN : UCAL:$C16433
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The Sacred Paths

Author : Theodore M. Ludwig
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028664469
Genre : Religion
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For courses in Religions of the World, History of Religions, Comparative Religion, and Introduction to Religious Studies in departments of Religion, Religious Studies, Theology, and Philosophy. Unique in approach, this text combines an historical-descriptive presentation of individual religions with a comparative-thematic approach. It begins with a discussion of the basic human questions and concerns relating to religion e.g., origin and identity, ultimate reality, human nature, and the good life and then uses these essential concepts to help describe the beliefs, practices, and historical development of each religion. As the work of a single scholar much of it based on original research this book offers a consistency and depth missing in many of the texts in this field.

Conserving The Sacred

Author : P. S. Ramakrishnan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105022951565
Genre : Science
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This text, sponsored by UNESCO, provides a critical evaluation of the sacred groves from a variety of perspectives: ecological, social, anthropological and cultural attributes of the sacred groves; spatial dimensions of the sacred, leading to species- and landscape-level analysis, determining ecosystem/langscape level functional attributes; the whole issue of managing the sacred in the contemporary climate of declining natural resources, land degradation and rehabilitation ecology; and management related policy implications.

Report Of Proceedings

Author : Washington State Bar Association
ISBN : STANFORD:36105063605567
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"Lawyers' directory - by towns": 34th, 1922, p. [166]-191.

The Sacred History

Author : Mark Booth
ISBN : 9781451698589
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This collection of stories and illustrations—all about the wonders of the spiritual realm—takes you on a captivating ride from the great myths of ancient civilization to astounding discoveries of the modern era. Written by the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret History of the World, The Sacred History takes you on a captivating journey through the great myths of ancient civilizations to the astounding discoveries of the modern era. The Sacred History is the epic story of human interaction with angels and other forms of higher intelligence, starting from Creation all the way through to the operations of the supernatural in the modern world. What emerges is an alternative history of great men and women, guided by angels or demons, and the connection between modern-day mystics and their ancient counterparts. This spellbinding historical narrative brings together great figures—such as Krishna, Moses, Buddha, Elijah, Mary and Jesus, and Mohammed—and stories from African, Native American, and Celtic traditions. Woven into this is an amazing array of mystical connections, including the surprising roots not only of astrology and alternative medicine but also of important literary and artistic movements, aspects of mainstream science and religion and a wide range of cultural references that takes in modern cinema, music and literature. This is a book of true stories, but it is also a book about stories. It shows how they can tell us things about the deep structure of the human experience that are sometimes forgotten, revealing mysterious and mystic patterns, and helping us to see the operation of the supernatural in our own lives.

The Sacred Universe

Author : Thomas Berry
ISBN : 9780231520645
Genre : Religion
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“Dedicated readers of ecology, theology, or religious philosophy will want to savor each one [of these essays]” from the renowned environmental thinker (Library Journal). A leading scholar, cultural historian, and Catholic priest who spent more than fifty years writing about our engagement with the Earth, Thomas Berry possessed prophetic insight into the rampant destruction of ecosystems and the extinction of species. In this book he makes a persuasive case for an interreligious dialogue that can better confront the environmental problems of the twenty-first century. These erudite and keenly sympathetic essays represent Berry’s best work, covering such issues as human beings’ modern alienation from nature and the possibilities of future, regenerative forms of religious experience. Asking that we create a new story of the universe and the emergence of the Earth within it, Berry resituates the human spirit within a sacred totality. “This book addresses how the history and diversity of world religions offer ways to engage with Earth; how it is necessary to connect with a spirituality that is Earth derived; how science can be in conversation with the religious sensibilities of wonder and awe; and how our relationship to the natural world is crucial to our spirituality. In the earliest essays, Berry sounds most optimistic and urges readers to reconcile modern impulses and technology with religious traditions.”—Publishers Weekly “Thomas Berry demonstrates in these papers the qualities he calls for: humanist vision and imagination.”—Resurgence

The American Antiquarian And Oriental Journal

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ISBN : SRLF:A0002682805
Genre : Archaeology
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The American Antiquarian And Oriental Journal

Author : Stephen Denison Peet
ISBN : WISC:89058371709
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The Logos Of The New Dispensation Of Time

Author : Sara Thacker
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A History Of Jerusalem One City Three Faiths

Author : Karen Armstrong
ISBN : 9780007405602
Genre : History
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Due to the level of detail, maps are best viewed on a tablet. ‘A History of Jerusalem should be read, not only by travellers and potential travellers in Jerusalem, but by all of us.’ Stephen Tummin, Daily Telegraph

Seeking The Sacred In Contemporary Religious Architecture

Author : Douglas R. Hoffman
ISBN : UCSD:31822037500980
Genre : Architecture
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A collaborative publishing venture between the Kent State University Press and Cleveland State University's Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs' Center for Sacred Landmarks, The Sacred Landmarks Series includes both works of scholarship and general interest that preserve history and increase understanding of religious sites, structures, and organizations in Northeast Ohio, in the United States, and around the world. This is a compelling study of what makes a sacred place sacred.

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