"But that is a strange idea of yours," said Owen, "about the spiritualization
Commenting on this proposal a century later, Voegelin incisively pointed out its "incipient totalitarianism," born of its aversion to all "transcendence." In addition, its "blindness to the depths of the soul," its ignorance of "evil spirits," and its "spiritualization
of utilitarianism" meant that it was entirely ignorant of the drama of good and evil in the soul.
Also for the spiritualization
of the body and for the detachment of man from his habit of being attracted more to the earthly, God ordains the fasting for man to repel through asceticism the bodily passions.
clear trend of blending secularization and spiritualization
In his critique, he argues for "the possibility of a spiritualization
and refinement of the means of force, means to which in any event mankind is compelled by virtue of its physical existence" (p.
The mystic, explains Idel, undergoes "a deep transformation of the self through a temporal spiritualization
, self-effacement [[phrase omitted]], annihilation [[phrase omitted]], and cleaving to the divine [[phrase omitted]]" (Idel, Hasidism 104).
To answer that question, we need to deal first with the question of our access to other living beings and then with the problem of the spiritualization
of the concept of evolution.
of the tradition was not confined to the liberal denominations.
"The Everything Answer Book" covers how quantum physics affects our understanding of: Zen; Thoughts, feelings, and intuitions; Dreams; Karma, death, and reincarnation; God's will, evolution, and purpose; The meaning of dreams; The spiritualization
of economics and business, politics and education, and society itself.
Hence, an Integral Revolution to bring about a spiritualization
of the economic and political systems and institutions in India is the crying need of the hour.
It's a mock museum of man's collective spiritualization
We have here a kind of Judeo-Christian triumphalism--a significant step backward from the spiritualization
of the land and the universalization of the parent faith that characterized the original Christian vision.