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Loneliness and Lament: A Journey to Receptivity

Loneliness and Lament: A Journey to Receptivity (Paperback)

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Patricia Joy Huntington reflects that loneliness does not only consist of the heartfelt absences of a friend, partner, spouse, or child, but rather stems from a radical breach in one's life journey. In this conceptually rigorous and warmly poetic book, Huntington develops a unique philosophy of receptivity and an original portrait of redemptive suffering. By fully exploring notions of pain, she also examines how the relation between the heart's musical attunement and meaning-filled life passages can lead one to a more spiritual philosophy and a more independent life. Huntington reveals the maternal face of God and encourages the feminine divine in her poignant narrative of overcoming. This deeply philosophical meditation offers a nuanced view of religious experience, providence, and transcendence.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy, from c 1900 -Analytical philosophy & Logical PositivismReligion & BeliefsAlternative belief systemsReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalPhilosophy of religion Publisher: Indiana University Press Publication Date: 25/03/2009 ISBN-13: 9780253220677  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 26/03/2009.  

Patricia Joy Huntington is Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University. She is author of Ecstatic Subjects, Utopia, and Recognition: Kristeva, Heidegger, and Irigaray and co-editor of Feminist Interpretations of Martin Heidegger.

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