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Title Looking beyond? [electronic resource] : shifting views of transcendence in philosophy, theology, art, and politics / edited by Wessel Stoker and W.L. van der Merwe.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (527 pages).
Series Currents of encounter ; v. 42
Currents of encounter ; v. 42.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary Religion is undergoing a transformation in current Western society. In addition to organized religions, there is a notable movement towards spirituality that is not associated with any institutions but in which experiences and notions of transcendence are still important. Transcendence can be described as God, the absolute, Mystery, the Other, the other as alterity, depending on one's worldview. In this book, these shifts in the views of transcendence in various areas of culture such as philosophy, theology, art, and politics are explored on the basis of a fourfold heuristic model (proposed by.
Contents pt. 1. Philosophy : historical approaches -- pt. 2. Contemporary philosophy -- pt. 3. Philosophical theology -- pt. 4. Christian theology -- pt. 5. Politics -- pt. 6. Art.
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Subject Transcendence (Philosophy)
Transcendence (Philosophy) -- Religious aspects.
Transcendence (Philosophy) in art.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Stoker, Wessel, 1946-
Van der Merwe, W. L. (Willem Lodewikus), 1957-
Other Form: Print version: Looking beyond? Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2012 9789042034730 (OCoLC)794039799
ISBN 9401207526 (electronic bk.)
9789401207522 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786613855527