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Religious imagination and the body

a feminist analysis

by Paula M. Cooey

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Partnoy, Alicia, 1955-,
  • Morrison, Toni,
  • Kahlo, Frida,
  • Body, Human -- Religious aspects,
  • Imagination -- Religious aspects,
  • Women -- Religious aspects,
  • Feminist theory,
  • Philosophical theology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-167) and index.

    StatementPaula M. Cooey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL604.B64 C66 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1420681M
    ISBN 100195087356
    LC Control Number93030807

      My book Problems of Religious Luck: Assessing the Limits of Reasonable Religious Disagreement () engages imagination studies in its critique of fundamentalist religiosity. For empirical support I draw upon the psychologically-informed work of Rachel E. Fraser (), which involves “source monitoring” studies and their implications for.   Religious Imagination and the Body is a significant contribution to both religious studies and women studies. Its clarity and balance make it an admirable textbook for courses."--Francis Schussler Fiorenza, Harvard UniversityAuthor: Paula M. Cooey.

    Like all human body fluids, tears, as they flow through the religious imagination, are richlycharged with symbolic meaning and ritual efficacy. This book attempts to do just that, examining in social and historical context the role played by tears, weeping, and lamentation in the life of religion. but also contributes to current. Connecting religion with imagination seems, at first, shall we say "blasphemous." An article in the New Scientist makes that connection in a way that seems rational, scientific, and - for me, at least - enlightening.. The article cites Maurice Bloch, Professor Emeritus of The London School of Economics, in which he posits that: once we had the necessary brain architecture to imagine things.

    Among the world's religions, views on masturbation vary widely. Some religions view it as a spiritually detrimental practice, some see it as not spiritually detrimental and others take a situational view. Among these latter religions, some view masturbation as allowable if used as a means towards sexual self-control, or as part of healthy self-exploration, but disallow it if it is done with. Book Description: Market globalization, technology, climate change, and postcolonial political forces are together forging a new, more modern world. However, caught up in the mix are some powerful religious narratives that are galvanizing peoples and reimagining - and sometimes stifling - .


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Religious imagination and the body by Paula M. Cooey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Religious Imagination and the Body addresses such vital concerns as the role of the body in religious experience, the impact of gender or sexual difference on religious experience and its authority, and the viability of women's religious experience as an authoritative alternative to male-centered and male-dominated culture.

Cooey argues an Cited by: 9. Religious Imagination and the Body: A Feminist Analysis. Link/Page Citation In this relatively short but intellectually weighty book, Cooey presents a novel and thought-provoking approach to the relationship between the body as "site" of physicality and the body as "sign" of social construction.

In this relatively short but intellectually. In this landmark new book, Paula Cooey offers a new perspective on the significance of the body in the context of religious life and practice.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Religious Imagination and the Body addresses such vital concerns as the role of the body in religious experience, the impact of gender or.

Religious Imagination and the Religious imagination and the body book by Paula M. Cooey,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5). For a truly religious person, faith is no settled world view or place or comfortable station.

The most powerful metaphors in the Judeo-Christian tradition are metaphors of the way, the journey, the exodus, the road, the ation and faith make unnecessary self-conscious posturing.

The theme is an inquiry into the possibility of a cognitive role for imagination in the specific area of the God-question. This theme is clearly fundamental to much of the use and theory of religious language and it is properly philosophical.

Religious Imagination and the Body: A Feminist Analysis. Paula M. Cooey. In this landmark new book, Paula Cooey offers a different perspective on the significance of the body in the context of religious life and practice.

Building on the pathbreaking work of Elaine Scarry in The Body in Pain, Cooey looks at a wide range of evidence, from. Market globalization, technology, climate change, and postcolonial political forces are together forging a new, more modern world.

However, caught up in the mix are some powerful religious narratives that are galvanizing peoples and reimagining – and sometimes stifling – the political and social order.

Some are repressive, fundamentalist imaginations, such as the so-called Islamic. This book is the first to consider Dickinson's religious imagery outside the dynamic of her personal faith and doubt. It argues that religious myths and symbols, from the sun-god to the open tomb, are essential to understanding the similetic movement of Dickinson's poetry - the reach for a comparable, though not identical, experience in the.

Abzug explores the antebellum religious imagination, positing that the reformers set about "sacralizing the world"--radically joining Heaven and Earth. In antebellum America, the language of religion, politics and science all reinforced each s: 2.

Religious Imagination and the Body A Feminist Analysis Paula M. Cooey Share: Also of Interest. Rites of the God-King. Marko Geslani. Feminist Perspectives on Social Work Practice. Shannon Butler-Mokoro and Laurie Grant. Art and Belief. Ema Sullivan-Bissett, Helen Bradley, and Paul Noordhof.

Hasidic Studies: Essays in History and Gender. Religious Imagination and the Body is a significant contribution to both religious studies and women studies. Its clarityand balance make it an admirable textbook for courses."--Francis Schussler Fiorenza, Harvard University"Dr.

Cooey has developed a clear theological voice and a unique perspective on the sensual-bodily meanings of religious. The role of religious imagination in religious consciousness/ideas is a topic of interest to psychologists, theologians, religious studies scholars, and philosophers of religion.

Study of religious imagination often goes together with phenomenology of religious experience, with the study of religious art, and with model-theoretic and narrative.

This book aims to highlight the distinctive and unfamiliar ways in which diverse religious traditions understand the 'body', and also, in doing this, to raise to greater consciousness some of the assumptions and problems of contemporary attitudes to it.

It brings together essays by established experts in the history of religion, the social sciences, and philosophy.4/5(1). Origin of the term Comparing "Catholic imagination" to "Protestant imagination" This terminology was popularized by the Roman Catholic priest Andrew Greeley who wrote.

The central symbol (of religion) is 's "picture" of God is in fact a metaphorical narrative of God's relationship with the world and the self as part of the world. The Catholic "classics" assume a God who is present. In this landmark new book, Paula Cooey offers a different perspective on the significance of the body in the context of religious life and practice.

Building on the pathbreaking work of Elaine Scarry in The Body in Pain, Cooey looks at a wide range of evidence, from the Argentine prison narrative of Alicia Partnoy, to the novels of Toni. Get this from a library. Religious imagination and the body: a feminist analysis.

[Paula M Cooey] -- Offering a feminist perspective on the significance of the body in the context of religious life and practice, this treatise examines the evidence, ranging from the novels of Toni Morrison to the.

Religious Imagination and the Body: A Feminist Analysis, Hardcover by Cooey, Paula M., ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US In recent years feminist scholarship has increasingly focused on the importance of the body and its representations in virtually every social, cultural, and intellectual context.

The Catholic imagination is sustained and passed on in relationships, the home, and the community, Greeley shows. Absorbing, compassionate, and deeply informed, this book provides an entirely new perspective on the nature and role of religion in daily life for Catholics and non-Catholics alike.

W riting a few months ago in the Guardian Review, Ursula K Le Guin said that imagination functions actively in both science and literary fantasy but. The Religious Imagination of American Women book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book is a nuanced discussion of co /5(2).“What God has joined together and religious tradition has put asunder—body, soul, and spirit—TePaske would reassemble, now consciously and with a therapist’s care.

This is a finely wrought scholarly work, imbued with moral passion and practiced psychological insight.”-Murry Stein, Ph.D., author of The Principle of Individuation.Jesus' method was to call us to the uses of imagination in crafting the meanings of words.

That is why the religious community must do its own research and imagining and forming because it necessarily grows out of the context of encounter of faith. How risky this always is. Joseph Heller's comic novel Good and Gold suggests our human equivocation.