• Wonhyo’s Philosophy of Mind by A. Charles Muller and Cuong T. Nguyen (eds)

    By A. Charles Muller and Cuong T. Nguyen (eds)

    Best East Asian Buddhist thinkers of the 7th century in comparison, analyzed, and finalized seminal epistemological and soteriological matters that have been lower than dialogue in India and East Asia for hundreds of years. one of the doctrinal concerns that got here to the fore used to be the connection among the Tathagatagarbha (or “Buddha-nature”) figuring out of the human psyche and the view of simple karmic indeterminacy articulated by means of the recent flow of Indian Yogacara brought throughout the translations and writings of Xuanzang and his disciples. the good Silla scholiast Wonhyo (617–686), even supposing geographically positioned at the outer edge within the Korean peninsula, used to be a great deal on the middle of the serious dialogue and debate that happened on those themes. throughout the strength of his writings, he turned the most influential figures in resolving doctrinal discrepancies for East Asian Buddhism.

    Although a lot of Wonhyo’s writings are misplaced, via his extant paintings we will get a high-quality glimpse of his profound and realized insights at the nature and serve as of the human brain. we will additionally sincerely see his hermeneutical methods and strategies of argumentation, that are derived from apophatic Madhyamika research, the newly brought Buddhist common sense, in addition to a number of indigenous East Asian techniques. This quantity contains 4 of Wonhyo’s works which are specially revelatory of his therapy of the advanced stream of rules in his iteration: approach of the 2 stumbling blocks (Yijang ui), Treatise at the Ten methods of Resolving Controversies (Simmun hwajaeng non), observation at the Discrimination among the center and the Extremes (Chungbyon punbyollon so), and the serious dialogue on Inference (P’an piryang non).

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  • The Known World of Broadcast News: International News and by Stanley Baran, Visit Amazon's Roger Wallis Page, search

    By Stanley Baran, Visit Amazon's Roger Wallis Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Roger Wallis,

    A entire empirical and theoretical research of broadcast information in the course of the international, which examines the results of syndication and questions even if this fiercely aggressive company satisfies the democratic calls for of its viewers.

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  • Between Heaven and Earth: Divine Presence and Absence in the by John F. Kutsko

    By John F. Kutsko

    With the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple and the exile of contributors of the Israelite group to the land of its enemies, whose gods have been represented as divine statues, the prophet Ezekiel confronted a problem: the best way to reply to the enemies' scoffs that Israel's God was once absent, while the foreigners' gods self-evidently have been current. therefore, to invite the query, "Where is God" was once to stand a number of advanced and tangled difficulties. How is God to be represented? How is Yahweh to be differentiated from different deities? what's Yahweh's dating to Israel in exile?

    Kutsko units out to respond to those questions in the topic of divine presence and lack, fairly because it pertains to the kabod theology in Ezekiel. He indicates that God's absence turns into, for Ezekiel, a controversy for his presence and tool, whereas the presence of idols indicated their absence and impotence. Ezekiel extends this proposition right into a corollary: God's presence isn't consigned to sanctuary, for God is a sanctuary. during this regard, absence from the Temple is a message of judgment and the precursor to a message of recovery. If God can turn into a sanctuary, his presence in exile turns into a message of victory even over imperial powers. This conceptualization of Yahweh, then, finally ends up defining the facility and place of Israel's God in distinctively common phrases. during this contribution, the booklet of Ezekiel performs a important and formerly unappreciated function within the improvement of Israelite theology, and monotheism particularly.

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  • The Philosophy of the Upanishads (The Religion and by Paul Deussen

    By Paul Deussen

    This can be a pre-1923 old replica that used to be curated for caliber. caliber coverage was once performed on every one of those books in an try to get rid of books with imperfections brought through the digitization strategy. although now we have made top efforts - the books can have occasional mistakes that don't bog down the interpreting adventure. We think this paintings is culturally very important and feature elected to carry the publication again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the upkeep of revealed works all over the world. this article refers back to the Bibliobazaar version.

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  • The Beliefnet Guide to Kabbalah by Arthur Goldwag

    By Arthur Goldwag

    This energetic, easy-to-follow advisor to Kabbalah introduces the traditional Jewish mystical culture that has captured the curiosity of Hollywood stars and most people alike.

    With celebrities like Madonna, Paris Hilton, Demi Moore, and Britney Spears saying their fascination with Kabbalah, interest approximately this historical Jewish mystical culture keeps to develop. The Beliefnet® consultant to Kabbalah is a hugely informative, reader-friendly assessment of Kabbalah, whose messages Moses is related to have got from God on Mount Sinai. a set of speculations at the nature of divinity, the construction, the origins and destiny of the soul, and the position of people on the earth, Kabbalah’s which means and messages have stimulated Jews, Christians, and others alike—and intrigued students for generations.

    The Beliefnet® advisor to Kabbalah covers the necessities of Kabbalah’s background, sheds gentle on what Kabbalists think (including their perspectives on angels and demons and at the afterlife), and offers directions on either conventional and modern meditative, devotional, mystical, and magical practices. Sidebars that includes key evidence, anecdotes, and regularly requested questions upload to the book’s scope and attraction.

    From the greatest resource of knowledge on faith and spirituality, the Beliefnet® courses introduce you to the foremost traditions, leaders, and problems with religion on this planet at the present time.

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  • When Radio Was the Cat's Whiskers by Bernard Harte

    By Bernard Harte

    The facility of radio used to be an important to commencing up Australia to the remainder of the area. Its capability for communique was once recognized very early during this nation, either as medium and message, and will now not were extra enjoyed and fashionable than via Bernard Harte, a small boy starting to be up in Brisbane within the Nineteen Twenties, who committed his existence to this intriguing type of communique. whilst Radio was once the Cat’s Whiskers is greater than only a heritage of radio in Australia, it's approximately an Australian radio pioneer—technician, broadcaster and grasp of making-do. Harte has documented the background of radio as he lived it, study and anecdote mixed with illustrations from days passed by. Interspersed between a wealth of non-public memories, frequently hugely a laugh, he tells of the 1st long-distance instant communique in Morse code in 1901, of Melbourne station 3LO’s commencing broadcast in 1924 that includes considered one of Dame Nellie Melba’s ‘farewell performances’, of the pedal instant that reworked existence within the outback, and the way early broadcasters simulated the sound of bat on ball within the studio as they supplied ‘live’ publicizes of try out suits.

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  • 1 & 2 Kings: A Commentary (Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary) by William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament

    By William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament Emeritus Walter Brueggemann

    The previous testomony offers above all robust methods of pondering and seeing. Brueggemann considers the artistry of one & 2 Kings because it mediates among heritage and religion. He has spent a long time engaged with the artistry and mind's eye of the previous testomony, thinking about the methods of strength in church and society and he makes transparent that these problems with strength within the old texts nonetheless pertain to modern instances. whole with searchable CD-ROM

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