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Spiritual consciousness in Zen from a Thomistic theological point of view.

Augustin Hideshi Kishi

Spiritual consciousness in Zen from a Thomistic theological point of view.

by Augustin Hideshi Kishi

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Published by Faculty of Theology, University of Montreal in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274.,
  • Zen Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity.,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Zen Buddhism.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTheologica Montis Regii ;, 46
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ9269.4.C5 K57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p.
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4493121M
    LC Control Number79323124

    Spiritual awareness brings purpose to life because the underlying, overall purpose for the human experience is growth in consciousness. When your focus becomes spiritual, you are looking up, directly at the ladder of growth, and no longer looking around for clues as to what life is all about. The simplest and most instructive is to examine a fully developed theological synthesis on these questions, such as St. Thomas Aquinas’s, which can be taken as a model and is considered a classic: it is the direct heir to the theology of the Church Fathers and serves as a reference point for modern theological currents.

      In God, essence and existence are united These are just so many variant ways of expressing the Thomistic theology proper. Since God is existence, in the creative act, God conjoins existence to whatever essence exists in the divine mind. If you’re balking at the idea of a self-caused being, I think that’s quite right—it’s incoherent. This is defined by the tradition of deism (decoding nature as the book of God), their scientistic theology of Teilhard de Chardin (who speaks of a «spiritual power of matter»), and a mystical.

      5 TH LEVEL: COSMIC CONSCIOUSNESS “Gradually, with the ability of the nervous system to stay in contact with the fourth state of consciousness, one develops the ability to sustain that inner silence, that unbounded inner reality simultaneously while . Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian.


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Spiritual consciousness in Zen from a Thomistic theological point of view by Augustin Hideshi Kishi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Spiritual Consciousness in Zen from a Thomistic Theological Point of View, by A. Kishi. Osaka: Catholic Bishop's House, Pp. $ Considering the limited number of works on comparative mysticism, a review of the present book, an extract of a dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Theology.

Kishi, Rev. Augustin Hideshi. () Spiritual Consciousness in Zen from a Thomistic Theological Point of View. Nishinomiya-shi, Japan: Catholic Bishop's House of Osaka. Kobori, Sohaku Nanrei. () "A Dialogue" in The Buddha Eye, edited by Frederick Franck.

NY: Crossroad. Lassalle, H.M. Enomiya. () Zen Meditation for Christians. Spiritual Consciousness in Zen From a Thomistic Theological Point of View. Kishi - - Philosophy East and West 22 (1) Asian Philosophy Chinese Philosophy in Asian Philosophy.

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