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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): 1–6.
Published: 01 April 2018
... methodological questions about another. In her essay on Neoplatonism, charity, and love, Sarah Pessin introduces us to the possibilities of instrumentalizing “the Christian mystery of kenosis”—the concept of “the self-emptying of God”—by suggesting that she is thinking with kenosis. For Pessin, it appears...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 221–225.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... In the caesura that inaugurates spirit's presence/absence (the "pure w o rd " Hölderlin called it), in this khoric space kenosis the breaking and em ptying out of form blooms into parousia and the fracturing o f poetic form grows radical plenitude.The strangeness of being approaches as a haunting and a hovering...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (1): 48–59.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of things. This view, Parker asserts, is close to that of St. Paul, for unseen things are (as in Tertullian s argument) the very grounds for belief (190). As an argum ent lodged against Deism and skepticism, Parker says, Night Thoughts is the supreme kenosis or emptying out of the Augustan field...