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Syncretism. Konkokyo. Crest of Konkokyo Konkōkyō (金光教, Konkō-kyō?)


Or just Konkō, is a new religion of Japanese origin. It is Sectarian Shintō as a member of the Kyoha Shintō Rengokai (Association of Sectarian Shinto) [1]. Francis of Assisi. Saint Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi, born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco ("the Frenchman") by his father, 1181/1182 – October 3, 1226)[1][3] was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher.

Francis of Assisi

He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women’s Order of St. Clare, and the Third Order of Saint Francis for men and women not able to live the lives of itinerant preachers followed by the early members of the Order of Friars Minor or the monastic lives of the Poor Clares.[1] Though he was never ordained to the Catholic priesthood, Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history.[1] Transcendence (philosophy) In philosophy, the adjective transcendental and the noun transcendence convey the basic ground concept from the word's literal meaning (from Latin), of climbing or going beyond, albeit with varying connotations in its different historical and cultural stages.

Transcendence (philosophy)

This article covers the topic from a Western perspective by epoch: Ancient, Medieval, and modern, primarily Continental philosophy. The first meaning, as part of the concept pair transcendence/immanence, is used primarily with reference to God's relation to the world and is particularly important in theology. Here transcendent means that God is completely outside of and beyond the world, as contrasted with the notion that God is manifested in the world. This meaning originates both in the Aristotelian view of God as the prime mover, a non-material self-consciousness that is outside of the world. Transcendence (religion)

In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the material universe, beyond all physical laws.

Transcendence (religion)

This is contrasted with immanence, where a god is said to be fully present in the physical world and thus accessible to creatures in various ways. Anabaptist. Anabaptists (from Neo-Latin anabaptista,[1] from the Greek ἀναβαπτισμός: ἀνά- "over again" and βαπτισμός "baptism"[2]) are Christians of the Radical Reformation of 16th century Europe.


Although some consider the Anabaptist movement to be an offshoot of Protestantism, others see it as a distinct movement. [page needed] [4][5] The Amish, Hutterites, and Mennonites are direct descendants of the movement. Brethren, Bruderhof, and the Apostolic Christian Church are later developments in Anabaptist groups. The name Anabaptist is derived from the Greek term anabaptista, or "one who baptizes over again. " This name was given them by their enemies in reference to the practice of "re-baptizing" converts who "already had been baptized" as infants.[6] Anabaptists required that baptismal candidates be able to make their own confessions of faith and so rejected baptism of infants. True Christian believers are sheep among wolves, sheep for the slaughter... Origins[edit] Heaven and Hell (Swedenborg) Heaven and Hell is the common English title of a book written by Emanuel Swedenborg in Latin, published in 1758.

Heaven and Hell (Swedenborg)

The full title is Heaven and its Wonders and Hell From Things Heard and Seen, or, in Latin: De Caelo et Ejus Mirabilibus et de inferno, ex Auditis et Visis. This book is a detailed description of the afterlife, how people live after the death of the physical body. The book owes its appeal to that subject matter. Emanuel Swedenborg. Emanuel Swedenborg ( Swedenborg had a prolific career as an inventor and scientist.

Emanuel Swedenborg

Gregory Bateson. Gregory Bateson (9 May 1904 – 4 July 1980) was an English anthropologist, social scientist, linguist, visual anthropologist, semiotician and cyberneticist whose work intersected that of many other fields.

Gregory Bateson

In the 1940s he helped extend systems theory/cybernetics to the social/behavioral sciences, and spent the last decade of his life developing a "meta-science" of epistemology to bring together the various early forms of systems theory developing in various fields of science.[2] Some of his most noted writings are to be found in his books, Steps to an Ecology of Mind (1972) and Mind and Nature (1979). Angels Fear (published posthumously in 1987) was co-authored by his daughter Mary Catherine Bateson. Biography[edit] Bateson was born in Grantchester in Cambridgeshire, England on 9 May 1904 – the third and youngest son of [Caroline] Beatrice Durham and of the distinguished geneticist William Bateson. Leopold Kohr. Leopold Kohr (5 October 1909 in Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria – 26 February 1994 in Gloucester, England) was an economist, jurist and political scientist known both for his opposition to the "cult of bigness" in social organization and as one of those who inspired the small is beautiful movement.

Leopold Kohr

For almost twenty years he was Professor of Economics and Public Administration at the University of Puerto Rico. He described himself as a "philosophical anarchist. " His most influential work was The Breakdown of Nations. Life and work[edit] Leopold Kohr’s best known book Kohr grew up in the small town of Oberndorf near Salzburg, and it remained his ideal of community.[1] He often commented on the fact that the Christmas carol "Silent Night" was written and composed as "Stille Nacht" in his home village. Kohr fled Austria in 1938 after it was annexed by Nazi Germany and emigrated to the United States.

Kohr was planning to return to his hometown of Oberndorf to live when he died in 1994. Meister Eckhart. Eckhart came into prominence during the Avignon Papacy, at a time of increased tensions between monastic orders, diocesan clergy, the Franciscan Order, and Eckhart's Dominican Order of Preachers.

Meister Eckhart

In later life he was accused of heresy and brought up before the local Franciscan-led Inquisition, and tried as a heretic by Pope John XXII. [note 2] He seems to have died before his verdict was received. [citation needed][note 3] Giovanni Pico della Mirandola. Viktor Schauberger. Viktor Schauberger (30 June 1885, Holzschlag, Upper Austria[1] – 25 September 1958, Linz, Austria[2]) was an Austrian forest caretaker, naturalist, philosopher, inventor and biomimicry experimenter.

Schauberger developed his own ideas based on what he observed in nature. In Implosion magazine, a magazine released by Schauberger's family, he said that aeronautical and marine engineers had incorrectly designed the propeller. He stated: “As best demonstrated by Nature in the case of the aerofoil maple-seed, today’s propeller is a pressure-screw and therefore a braking screw, whose purpose is to allow the heavy maple-seed to fall parachute-like slowly towards the ground and to be carried away sideways by the wind in the process. No bird has such a whirling thing on its head, nor a fish on its tail. Alick Bartholomew has written a book[4] about Schauberger's unorthodox ideas.

PizzaSalad- Thousand Oaks California: Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurant Reviews and Ratings - HappyCow. I had read about this place on happycow, and here's my PizzaSalad review. We were driving thru this part of the 101 Freeway going to LA and made a point to stop here. It was worth it. The place is quite nice for a pizzeria. Small, clean, relaxed, and colorful. The menu offers 2 kinds of vegan cheese: soy cheese and non-soy cheese. We ordered a customized pizza and asked for half soy cheese and half non-soy cheese + some veggies. Paracelsus.

Paracelsus (/ˌpærəˈsɛlsəs/; born Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, 11 November or 17 December 1493 – 24 September 1541) was a Swiss German[3] Renaissance physician, botanist, alchemist, astrologer, and general occultist.[4] He founded the discipline of toxicology.[5] He is also known as a revolutionary for insisting upon using observations of nature, rather than looking to ancient texts, in open and radical defiance of medical practice of his day.[5] He is also credited for giving zinc its name, calling it zincum.[6][7] Modern psychology often also credits him for being the first to note that some diseases are rooted in psychological illness.[8] His personality was stubborn and independent.

He grew progressively more frustrated and bitter as he became more embattled as a reformer.[9] Paracelsus' most important legacy is likely his critique of the scholastic methods in medicine, science and theology. The Sheep. The Sheep. Paula Burch's How to Hand Dye. You are here: Home > All About Hand Dyeing > Instructions > How to Dye with Fiber Reactive Dye Artificial sinewfor tie-dyeing advertisements Jacquard Tie Dye Kit The Jacquard Tie Dye Kit includes excellent Procion MX dyes, plus soda ash, plastic squirt bottles, gloves, and rubber bands - everything you need to get started except for the shirts! Don't forget... Soda Ash(sodium carbonate) Disposable Gloves Urea (optional) for dyeing Synthrapol for washing out excess dye (See also the next three pages, How to Tie Dye, How to Batik, and More Ways to Dye, as well as the Dyeing Links page, for additional instructions!)

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