The plane of immanence
combines powers of being and powers of thinking (following Spinoza's extension and thought), and it is their coexistence that enables thought to get a grasp of being.
The Qur'an echoes this truth by, on the one hand, emphasizing God's omni-presence and immanence
, while on the other, refuting the idea that God is rank and file with other things and that He subsists alongside the things that have effused from Himself.
7) This was immanence
in practice--Beethoven, rather like Martin Luther, could do no other.
Panentheism (all in God), which includes distorted views of God's immanence
and transcendence (Fox believes that God changes), is indeed distinct from pantheism (all is God), which merges God's immanence
with his creation into one.
If the theology of the event offers a relational alternative to substance metaphysics, isn't it by way of the mutual immanence
of events--their enfolding and unfolding one another?
I contend that Islam has a similar conception to immanence
precisely in the doctrine of tawhid.
Many examine Taylor's key explanatory distinction between transcendence and immanence
, most thoroughly in Paul Janz's searching analysis from a philosophically sophisticated neo-orthodox perspective.
But maybe that's the essence of spiritual connection, and of an event like the Kumbh Mela: our ability to disappear amid the immanence
of spiritual belief, in ways both good and bad.
For Gourgouris, secular criticism is authorized by immanence
and self-critique, not by transcendence or religion.
It is only by thoroughly pursuing immanence
that we paradoxically arrive at the radical outside, which "withdraws" even as it "attracts," leaving us with nothing but a multiplicity of voices demanding from us the indefinite work of freedom and responsibility, that is, with the calling of thinking.
Feminism and environmentalism are explored through this lens, and the last two chapters solidify the author's thoughts on immanence
and the potential union between old and new sets of value.
makes them highly appropriate to retrace the way landscapes have been connoted and have evolved around them.