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Rudolf Otto and the Synthesis of the Rational and the Non-Rational in the Idea of the Holy

Some Encounters in Theory and Practice (Theion, Bd. 12)

by Steven Ballard

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1869-1937,
  • Heilige,
  • Holy, The,
  • Otto, Rudolf,,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11396100M
    ISBN 100820443964
    ISBN 109780820443966

    In the second partwe comment on them in turn. Mysticism examined: Philosophical inquiries into mysticism. First of all, the experience of the holiness of God implies a judgment. Rather, it actually an expression again of the creature-consciousness which, apart from denying free will, actually recognizes it as part of the creature, and therefore reduced to naught in the face of the eternal power.

    Primarily, what Eliade was doing was tapping into the scientific resonances of the Latin, creating a term that seemed authoritatively scientific because of its similarlity to the genuinely scientific homo sapiens. Main article: Theory of religious economy The rational choice theory has been applied to religions, among others by the sociologists Rodney Stark — and William Sims Bainbridge —. Religious Progress: a Preview Fourthly and finally, note that in the course of the analysis of the mysterium tremendum Otto gives us a preview of his ideas on religious progress. Google Scholar Clarke, J.

    They take ideas from the pre-existing religions, and try to improve on them to make them more popular. For Luther, faith was not the mere rational or doctrinal element that the students of Luther have made it, but rather it is a unique power of the soul which unites man with God. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work. To understand what the mysterium tremendum is really all about, we need to enquire how it is people felt the way they did in the presence of great kings.


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Rudolf Otto and the Synthesis of the Rational and the Non-Rational in the Idea of the Holy book

Entrepreneurial model: founders of religions act like entrepreneurs, developing new products religions to sell to consumers to convert people to. A little more positively, it is the ineffable core of religion: the experience of it cannot to be described in terms of other experiences.

One would have thought that divine kingship straddled that divide: the king belonging to the natural as a man, to the supernatural as a god. Rather, it actually an expression again of the creature-consciousness which, apart from denying free will, actually recognizes it as part of the creature, and therefore reduced to naught in the face of the eternal power.

It leads, according to the writer, to a sense of the worthlessness of the whole of ordinary existence. Google Scholar Huskinson, L. On the other hand, he disagrees with Descartes ' characterization of the mental as a rational realm, positing instead that rationality is built upon a nonrational intuitive realm.

First of all, the experience of the holiness of God implies a judgment. This site is concerned to try to add to the spiritual resources of those who do not believe in the supernatural, not to challenge the faith of those who do.

By contrast, William James gets not only an entry 2 pages but also, like the aforementioned quartet, a picture as well. Certainly, any authority that uses it seems dubious. When all is said and done — it may prove impossible to adequately adjudicate the lines of reason, non-reason and the amorphous regions in between.

Jung letters 1: — G. James Muilenburg has pointed out several elements which are associated with the concept of holiness in the Hebrew Bible. In this account the religious person operates on two levels: usually on the profane or everyday level, but with occasional moments or longer periods of accession to a higher, sacred level.

Macmillan, remarking inAmbala Northwest India —while I was 16 Hallowed Be conducting Bible studies for the SCM National Conference there way back in a series of —that our church architecture, with all its magnificence and splendour, with all its pomp and elegance, is but an expression of Western imperialism.

Some religions are better described by one model than another, though all apply to differing degrees to all religions. History and the A Priori in Religion: Summary and Conclusion — A real narration of a real life involves the interplay of stimulus and experience on one side and natural endowment on the other, bringing something individual and unique into being.

The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 4 173— Warfield may have committed the reductionist turn by aligning his theological method too closely with his own anthropology — or his own thinking.Get this from a library! Rudolf Otto and the synthesis of the rational and the non-rational in the idea of the holy: some encounters in theory and practice.

[Steven Ballard]. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Steven C Ballard books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. The Idea of the Holy by Rudolf Otto First published in The Rational and the Non-Rational — Experiencing the fullness of God must include both the rational aspect of intellectual concepts (theology) and the non-rational aspect of the emotional content of the religious life.

He points out several times that fully understanding the non-rational conception of god deepens our rational religious ideas.

Theories about religions

Otto was a Christian, and believed deeply in the superiority of Christianity as the highest synthesis of the rational and moral with a primal sense of awe.

(Buddhists might differ.)Cited by: atlasbowling.com: The Idea of the Holy: An Inquiry Into the Non-rational Factor in the Idea of the Divine and its Relation to the Rational () by Otto, Rudolf; Harvey, John Wilfred and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K).

Rudolf Otto. The theologian Rudolf Otto (–) focused on religious experience, more specifically moments that he called numinous which means "Wholly Other".

The idea of the holy

He described it as mysterium tremendum (terrifying mystery) and mysterium fascinans (awe inspiring, fascinating mystery). He saw religion as emerging from these experiences.