Gnostic Return in Modernity

by Cyril O"Regan

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Gnosticism,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Modern - 19th Century,
  • Religion,
  • History,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Christianity - Theology - General
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages311
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Open LibraryOL7802546M
ISBN 100791450228
ISBN 109780791450222

  First, while I am suggesting—but not demonstrating—that the model of Gnosticism elaborated in Gnostic Return in Modernity is vastly more sophisticated theoretically, while also being more commonsensical, than that produced by Williams et al, nonetheless, I do not consider the model to be probative in the strict sense. And, second, and. Cyril O’Regan is the Huisking Chair of Theology at the University of Notre Dame where he teaches on the subjects of systematic, historical, and philosophical theology. His writings have been widely published and he is the author of Gnostic Apocalypse, Gnostic Return in Modernity, and The Heterodox Hegel. He lives in Notre Dame, Indiana. The Gnostic Store provides worldwide access to the publications of Glorian Publishing, a non-profit organization. Your purchases fund the publication of . ect” begun in Gnostic Return in Modernity (Albany, N.Y., ), and it seeks to locate this “return” primarily in the person of the German Lutheran mystic Jacob Boehme (–). This book is important for a number of reasons. First, it is one of the few serious works to have appeared on its subject in.

This week I’ve been re-reading Paul Hoffman’s The Man Who Loved Only Numbers, a biography of the Hungarian mathematician Paul Erdős which I would describe as a hagiography of a gnostic saint. By “gnostic” here, I mean “gnostic” in roughly the Philip K. Dick sense (see Valis) – we might perhaps speak of a “pulp gnosticism. Class Descrpt: LC: BR4; Dewey: / Responsibility: edited by Weaver Santaniello ; foreword by John J. Stuhr. Document Type: Book Entry: Update: Accession No: OCLC: The Naassenes: a gnostic identity among Judaism, Christianity, classical and ancient Near Eastern traditions / Maria Grazia Lancellotti With enough therapy and sufficient material comforts, even gnostic despair can become a form of disenchantment without regret, sweetened by a new enchantment with the self in its particularity. Gnosticism reduced to bare narcissism—which, come to think of it, might be an apt definition of late modernity as a whole.   Voegelin’s fullest discussion of developments that expanded his project as originally conceived centered around the analysis of modernity, which was the subject of the second half of his lectures and of the book, The New Science of Politics. Voegelin’s analysis in The New Science of Politics dealt with the Gnostic dimensions of modernity.

The second-century figure Irenaeus is a foundation stone for his exploration of the return of Gnosticism in modernity. Two volumes of a planned seven volume series have thus far appeared: Gnostic Return in Modernity (SUNY, ) and Gnostic Apocalypse: Jacob Boehme’s Haunted Narrative (SUNY, ).

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Gnostic Return in Modernity demonstrates the possibility that Gnosticism haunts certain modern discourses. Studying Gnosticism of the first centuries of the common era and utilizing narrative analysis, the author shows how Gnosticism returns in a select band of narrative discourses that extends from the seventeenth century German mystic Jacob Boehme through Cited by:   Gnostic Return in Modernity demonstrates the possibility that Gnosticism haunts certain modern discourses.

Studying Gnosticism of the first centuries of the common era and utilizing narrative analysis, the author shows how Gnosticism returns in a select band of narrative discourses that extends from the seventeenth century German mystic Jacob Author: Cyril O'regan.

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Gnostic Return in Modernity demonstrates the possibility that Gnosticism haunts certain modern discourses. Studying Gnosticism of the first centuries of the common era and utilizing narrative analysis, the author shows how Gnosticism returns in a select band of narrative discourses that extends from the seventeenth century German mystic Jacob Boehme through Reviews: 2.

Gnostic Return in Modernity and Gnostic Apocalypse. Published: O'Regan, Cyril, Gnostic Return in Modernity, State Gnostic Return in Modernity book of New York Press,pp, $ (pbk), ISBN O'Regan, Cyril, Gnostic Apocalypse.

Cyril J. O'Regan (born ) is an Irish Catholic intellectual and the Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology at the University of Notre specialises in systematic theology and historical theology, with a specific interest in continental philosophy, religious literature, mystical Gnostic Return in Modernity book and post-modern is best known for his multi-volume gnosticism series.

Gnostic Return in Modernity There's a "gnostic" character to the book itself. If you don't already know certain things, O'Regan offers little help. Seems like he's writing only for those already in the club. What a pity, because what O'Regan is attempting is clearly important, even revolutionary.

It doubtless has import for a whole bunch of. Part I. Baurian Model of Gnostic Return and Its Challenges: 1. Redeeming and Reconstructing Baur's Model of Gnostic Return ; 2. Baurian Gnostic Genealogical Model and Its Contestation; Historic Challenge: Hans Blumenberg and Epochal Shift; Agon between Gnostic Baurian and Non-Gnostic Genealogies --Part II.

Toward Valentinian Narrative. - David Walsh, author of Guarded by Mystery: Meaning in a Postmodern Age "Gnostic Return in Modernity offers a strong, provocative thesis, set forth at a high level of intellectual brilliance." - Peter C.

Hodgson, Vanderbilt Universi "An extraordinarily important work that should have an enormous impact.".

Looks at the influence of Gnosticism in modern intellectual history, philosophy, and theology. Gnostic Return in Modernity demonstrates the possibility that Gnosticism haunts certain modern discourses. Studying Gnosticism of the first centuries of the common era and utilizing narrative analysis, the author shows how Gnosticism returns in a select band of narrative.

“The gnostic ideal, simply put, is that you really are a displaced part of Heaven, but during this experience of human life, that knowledge eludes you. Momentarily, you've forgotten your true connection and the way to return, so you've actually come back into this life to rescue your authentic self – trapped in your limited perceptions of.

This book critically assesses the striking claim made in the nineteenth century that Boehme s visionary discourse represents within the confines of specifically Protestant thought nothing less than the return of ancient Gnosis.

Although the grounds adduced on behalf of the Gnostic return claim in the nineteenth century are dismissed as. One reads the first few pages of Cyril O’Regan’s Gnostic Return in Modernity with a kind of dawning horror: not only is this just the “method” volume rather than the thing itself, but the thing itself is going to total seven volumes (on Boehme, British and German Romanticism, Hegel, Schelling, 19th-century anti-Gnostic discourse, and 20th-century Gnostic and anti-Gnostic.

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This compelling work is the most comprehensive and sophisticated account to date of the relationship between Hans Urs von Balthasar—a Swiss theologian and Catholic priest—and the German philosopher Georg Hegel. While underscoring the depth and breadth of Balthasar's engagement with the philosopher, author Cyril O'Regan argues that Balthasar is the most.

Argues that the discourse of Jacob Boehme represents the return of Gnostic thought in modernity after a thousand year hiatus. Jacob Boehme, the seventeenth-century German speculative mystic, influenced the philosophers Hegel and Schelling and both English and German Romantics alike with his visionary thought.

Gnostic return in modernity. Albany: State University of New York Press, © (DLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Cyril O'Regan. Gnosticism in modern times includes a variety of contemporary religious movements, stemming from Gnostic ideas and systems from ancient Roman society.

Gnosticism is an ancient name for a variety of religious ideas and systems, originating in Jewish-Christian milieux in the first and second century CE. Gnostic Return in Modernity: O'Regan, Cyril: : Libros. Saltar al contenido Prueba Prime Hola, Identifícate. Cuenta y Listas Identifícate Cuenta y Listas Devoluciones y Pedidos.

Prueba. Prime Carrito. Libros. Ir Buscar Hola Reviews: 2. In comparing ancient Gnosticism with the Gnostic character of modernity, they focus on two points: 1) the central experience of exile, homelessness, and alienation from the world; and 2) the experience of the “death” of God in the modern world that is comparable to the ancient Gnostic’s alien god from the material universe.

Cyril O’Regan is the Huisking Chair of Theology at the University of Notre Dame where he teaches on the subjects of systematic, historical, and philosophical theology. His writings have been widely published and he is the author of Gnostic Apocalypse, Gnostic Return in Modernity, and The Heterodox lives in Notre Dame, Indiana.

For anyone who is familiar with the multicolored panorama of ancient Gnostic doctrines from different schools and mystery cults, Revelation 12 seems to stand out the most from the Revelation (or Apocalypse) of St.

John the Divine. It has the tell-tail signs of being inserted into the main text, since chapter 13 appears to follow chapter. Gnostic Return in Modernity demonstrates the possibility that Gnosticism haunts certain modern discourses.

Studying Gnosticism of the first centuries of the common era and utilizing narrative analysis, the author shows how Gnosticism returns in a select band of narrative discourses that extends from the seventeenth century German mystic Jacob.

Introduction. Throughout the twentieth century the discipline of depth psychology gained much prominence. Among the depth psychologists who have shown a pronounced and informed interest in Gnosticism, a place of signal distinction belongs to C.

Jung. Jung was instrumental in calling attention to the Nag Hammadi library of Gnostic writings in the 's because he. The themes of the essays center around the gnostic return in modernity, apocalyptic theology, and the question of the bounds and borders of Christian orthodoxy.

Along the way diverse figures are treated such as: Hegel, Shakespeare, von Balthasar, Przywara, Ricouer, Deleuze, Merleau-Ponty, and Kristeva. In The Heterodox Hegel () and Gnostic Return in Modernity (), O’Regan claimed Hegel’s philosophy marked the reemergence of a gnostic narrative that orthodox Christianity has fought throughout its history.

O’Regan’s latest tome champions Balthasar against Hegel, the preeminent exemplar of the gnostic return. Professor O’Regan’s most recent book is Anatomy of Misremembering: Von Balthasar’s Response to Philosophical Modernity.

Volume 1: Hegel. Earlier books include The Heterodox Hegel, Gnostic Return in Modernity, and Gnostic Apocalypse: Jacob Boehme's Haunted Narrative. He has published numerous articles on such topics as the nature of.Class Descrpt: LC: BH49; Dewey: Other Titles: Apocalipsis del ser.

English Responsibility: by Mario Enrique Sacchi ; translated by Gabriel Martinez ; foreword by Ralph McInerny. Document Type: Book Entry: Update: Accession No: OCLC: Gnostic return in modernity / Cyril O'Regan English Book/Text x, p.A very good and well put together book that contains the gnostic books of the bible.

Before each book is a well thought out introduction that explains the origin of the book and the belief of the gnostic author. This book is perfect for students of religion and anyone interested in the "hidden" books that were left out of the bible for whatever /5(50).