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Attributes of God: Incorporeality

Traditional Christianity affirms that God is an immaterial, nonphysical reality. This is to say that God is formless or “without body.”[1] Christianity has historically opposed material conceptions of God and instead posited that God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are lacking any material structure or composition, that is apart from the incarnation of Christ. 1,234 more words


Cartograms and Homunculi

In Alchemy, a homunculus was the successful product of an alchemical procedure that would create life without resorting to heterosexual intercourse. As much distinction that I want to make between woo-woo and the term that the sort of people who invented the… 457 more words


Doyle: "Bodies Inside/Out: Violation and Resistance from the Prison Cell to The Bluest Eye”

Doyle, Laura. “Bodies Inside/Out: Violation and Resistance from the Prison Cell to The Bluest Eye.” Feminist Interpretations of Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Dorothea Olkowski and Gail Weiss, eds. 773 more words


Muddled Corporeality

As reality and dreams sunder into chaos,

Swirling fog clouds my vision as ghosts swim in front of me,

Torturing my soul,

My existence;

They go past intrinsic fear into numinous awe. 42 more words

Evelina and Satire via Formal Changes/Technique and Corporality? (Triple Whammy)

Frances Burney’s Evelina is an epistolary novel that details the entrance into adult and metropolitan life of the eponymous seventeen-year old. As Evelina moves through the various “diversions” of London, from the opera, associated with the upper classes and refined tastes, to the mixing grounds of the pleasure gardens, she falls in love with a Lord and begins to embody and enact those modes of feminine propriety fashionable in the late 18th century. 597 more words

Guattari's Eco-Logic

WILD ECOLOGIES - Featured post #2: Here Bill Rose summarizes and interprets 
Guattari's 'ecosophy' as it is laid out in the book and elsewhere, 
on the way to a quasi-anarchic approach to becoming. 2,981 more words

The Visible and the Invisible (pdf)

The Visible and the Invisible, by Maurice Merleau-Ponty

 The Visible and the Invisible (1964) contains the unfinished manuscript and working notes of the book… 1,685 more words