A Dwelling Place For Wisdom / Edition 1

A Dwelling Place For Wisdom / Edition 1

by Raimon Panikkar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664253628

ISBN-13: 9780664253622

Pub. Date: 05/01/1993

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

World-renowned philosopher of religion Raimon Panikkar sees wisdom as the art and knowledge of life and a source of happiness and joy--a dwelling place where people are blessed. In this book he discusses four major issues: an existential feminist approach to life and knowldge, a catholic and less fragmented anthropology, a recovery of the most ancient meaning

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World-renowned philosopher of religion Raimon Panikkar sees wisdom as the art and knowledge of life and a source of happiness and joy--a dwelling place where people are blessed. In this book he discusses four major issues: an existential feminist approach to life and knowldge, a catholic and less fragmented anthropology, a recovery of the most ancient meaning of philosophy, and how to preserve one's own identity without being shallow, indifferent, or exclusive. He provides a distinctive practical resource for individuals wanting to experience wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664253622
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
05/01/1993
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
787,393
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)
Lexile:
1070L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface1
IPreparing a Dwelling Place for Wisdom7
Wisdom7
A Dwelling Place13
Preparing19
Questions and Answers on Wisdom26
IIQuaternitas Perfecta: The Fourfold Nature of Man31
First Center: Earth and Body35
Second Center: Water and Self42
Third Center: Fire and Being51
Fourth Center: Air and Spirit58
Questions and Answers on the "Perfect Fourfoldness"70
IIIPhilosophy as Life-style77
About the Person82
The Wisdom of Love88
The Existential Venture92
The Intellectual Burden94
Spiritual Freedom99
Questions and Answers on Life-style99
IVTrisangam: Jordan, Tiber, and Ganges109
The Dilemma109
Five Epochs of Christian History114
Lessons Learned from History118
Methodological Principles121
Three Geo-Theological Moments122
Dialogue Between a Hindu-Vedantin and a Christian Theologian129
Three Attitudes: Christendom, Christianity, Christianness134
Three Problems140
Conclusions150
The Cosmotheandric Christ152
This Is You: Questions and Answers in Summary153
Abbreviations161
Notes163
Glossary171
Sources179

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