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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 61–71.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Companion to Milton, ed. D ennis D anielson (New York: C am bridge UP, 1989) 156. YEATS S ROUGH BEAST: THE GOD FOR THE SLAVES In Yeats s The Second Com ing, two opposed visions of the A ntichrist clash: N ietzsche s vision, and that o f the Christian sect now known as Jehovah Witnesses b u t called M...
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English Language Notes (2001) 39 (1): 23–27.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., being a good kissing carrion Have you a daughter? (II.ii.181).1 The contentious word in this line is good, adopted after Q2 and F, although there exists an alternative em ended reading as god, first used in Sir Thom as H an m er s The Works ofShakespear in 1744, afterwards in William W arburton s...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Philippe Codde Copyright © 2005 Regents of the University of Colorado 2005 September 2005 63 NO ENEMY, NO BETRAYER, NO BEARDED TORTURER : THE DEATH OF GOD, THE HOLOCAUST, AND EXISTENTIALISM IN WALLANT S THE HUM AN SEASON With my last breath I will curse you. E.L. W allan t1 Introduction...
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Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 1. Graphic reproduction of the Raimondi Stele, representing a god with two rods, of the late phase that marks the decadence of Chavín de Huántar culture. Image credit: es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estela_de_Raimondi#/media/Archivo:Raimondi_Stela_(Chavin_de_Huantar).svg . More
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (3): 56–65.
Published: 01 March 2004
.../cgi-bin/phrsr.pl. GOD S EYE AND THE POET S: APOTHEOSIS FROM THE RETURN TO CANTO CXIII In the spring of 1908, the son of Homer (Pound, that is!) turned a deaf ear to his mother s suggestion that he write an epic on the American West. Setting aside the teachings of his family s Presbyterianism...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 82–100.
Published: 01 April 2022
... to the reading . . . [of] sacred writings.” Strikingly, however, this second life as a humble scholar was sustained by regular opiate use. What had changed was how Psalmanazar thought about his use of the drug: no longer in the service of “vanity” or “extravagance” but instead in the service of God...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 119–138.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Pavel V. Basharin Abstract This article examines the story of Iblīs’s disobedience in early Sufism. The motif of justifying and condemning Satan is a characteristic feature of the ideological heritage of some Sufis. The first Sufi line estimates Satan as a sufferer and a sacrifice of God’s...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Sarah Pessin Abstract Thinking with the Christian mystery of kenosis (the self-emptying of God) in relation to divine motions of charity and love, this article sets out to recover a kenotic-mystical element in Greco-Judeo-Islamic Neoplatonisms. After rehearsing the postmetaphysical parameters...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 183–196.
Published: 01 April 2018
... in Valenciennes, with Marguerite as a witness. Her use of fire as a metaphor to describe union with God foreshadows her death. Furthermore, The Mirror ’s emphasis on the insufficiency of language to describe the divine echoes Marguerite’s silence during her inquisitorial trial. However, these complaints against...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 53–66.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Bernard McGinn Abstract Teresa of Ávila has long been noted as one of the most influential Christian mystical teachers for her doctrine on contemplative prayer, mystical graces, and union with God. Her writings, especially the Life and The Interior Castle , have been widely read from the later...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 April 2018
.... In the late ancient and medieval periods, it shows, those seeking God undertake ritualized repetition of prayers, reading, and bodily mortification. In texts teaching apophasis, students learn within the context of a personal relationship to the teacher, as students seek to repeat the practices, stances...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 221–225.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Patrick Pritchett Copyright © 2006 Regents of the University of Colorado 2006 The B reaking of the V e sse ls: To w a r d a Lyr ic of M essianic Form Pa t r ic k P r it c h e t t "G od becomes God when all creatures speak God forth: there 'God' is born." Meister Eckhart, German Sermon 27...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 23–39.
Published: 01 September 2012
... thought on justice. In the Bible, the law is not offered as a legal document: instead and notably, it is embedded in a story. That story tells o fth e ancient Israelites becoming anxious at the disappearance of Moses when he had gone up the m ountain to receive the law from God, and it describes...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 113–120.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... First, w ho or w hat cat­ alyzes turning? Second, turning involves sight. By turning away, w e cease to see God; if He turns away from us, we are cast out of the divine presence. However, if the psalmist begs God to avert His eyes from our sin, that divine turning becomes a sign of God's mercy...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 April 2018
... compares Mehmed I with the prophets when he writes, “Whose name is Muhammed, 6 who like Abraham is a true friend of God / Who is stately like Solomon, and good and auspicious like Joseph” (v. 1735). 7 Copyright © 2018 Regents of the University of Colorado 2018 Isra’iliyyat Sufism Jewish...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 March 2006
... citizens than from the external enemy," often rulers try to per­ suade their subjects that "they were descended from im m ortal gods" (538). Rather than dissolve or suspend that antagonism, both Machiavelli and Spinoza attempt to claim it in order to turn it against absolutist sovereign power, Machiavelli...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (1): 48–59.
Published: 01 September 2005
... uther s fideist epistemology in which God is infinitely remote from sen­ sation, analogy, and all discursive knowledge. God is known only in relation to the hum an will and imagination, and n o t as an external or separable being (231nn2-3). God, perceived as an absence (190), is a moral object...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 145–157.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America . New York : Oxford University Press , 2012 . Furtwangler Albert . Bringing Indians to the Book . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2005 . Gregerson Linda , and Juster Susan , eds. Empires of God: Religious Encounters...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 March 2006
... by language that shows that God is not dead, but serial­ ly resurrected in discourse; one m ight say that in a tim e of a dead and buried God, m od­ ernist fiction still knows something about spectrality and religious modality. The threat o f a dead, or no longer immanent, God situates this tim e period...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (3): 20–33.
Published: 01 March 2001
... to empower closure and har­ mony. Although not capable of bearing the weight of the whole interpretation of the poem , the puns in The Kingis Quair rein­ force the larger themes of seeking God and reconciling earthly with divine love. The n arrato r also uses the puns to contrast the divine and the earthly...