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John Noyce
Visions of Sophia In Early Modern Europe By John Noyce
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Visions of Sophia in 17th and 18th century Europe received by Jacob Boehme, John Pordage, Jane Lead, Gottfried Arnold, Johann George Gichtel, Novalis, Friedrich Holderlin, Johann Jacob Wirz, and... More > others.< Less
Sophia and the Russian Mystical Tradition By John Noyce
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Awareness of Wisdom (Sophia) is not unique to the Western tradition. Relatively little attention has been given to the origins of the Russian understanding of Sophia. I propose in this essay that... More > there were in fact two sources: the understanding of Sophia as divine Wisdom in Byzantium; and the later introduction to Russia of the Boehmian theosophical understanding of Sophia. I then present and discuss the visions of Vladimir Soloviev (1853-1900) whose understanding of Sophia was so influential on later writers. The importance of Sophia for the young poets and painters of the Symbolist movement is considered. The essay concludes with an examination of the influence of Soloviev’s understanding of Sophia on contemporary and later writers in the Orthodox tradition.< Less
Visions of the Divine Feminine in medieval Europe By John Noyce
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This book considers visions in the literature of medieval Europe with particular reference to visions that can be considered to be of the Divine Feminine in a variety of forms including Wisdom... More > (Sapientia), Philosophia and Natura amongst others. Chapter One: Wisdom and Nature; Chapter Two: The earlier Latin Tradition; Chapter Three: Visions of the Divine Feminine in the Twelfth Century; Chapter Four: Hildegard of Bingen and her Visions of the Divine Feminine; Chapter Five: Ibn al-Arabi, Dante and Petrarch; Chapter Six: Suso; Chapter Seven: Christine de Pizan.< Less
Visions of the Divine Feminine in medieval Europe By John Noyce
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This book considers visions in the literature of medieval Europe with particular reference to visions that can be considered to be of the Divine Feminine in a variety of forms including Wisdom... More > (Sapientia), Philosophia and Natura amongst others. Chapter One: Wisdom and Nature; Chapter Two: The earlier Latin Tradition; Chapter Three: Visions of the Divine Feminine in the Twelfth Century; Chapter Four: Hildegard of Bingen and her Visions of the Divine Feminine; Chapter Five: Ibn al-Arabi, Dante and Petrarch; Chapter Six: Suso; Chapter Seven: Christine de Pizan.< Less
Enlightened Sufis By John Noyce
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A biographical dictionary of enlightened Sufis from Persia, Turkey, India, and Africa.
The Inner Ascent By John Noyce
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Throughout history and in many cultures, humans have looked to the Divine. Just as the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt visualised themselves ascending the steps of the pyramids, so later civilisations... More > imagined the use of stairways, ladders, gates, rooms and other representations of an ascent to the Divine. This book examines these ascents in the ancient world, in the Jewish, Christian and Islamic traditions, in Renaissance and early modern Europe, and in the yogic traditions of India. The book contains many illustrations, some in full colour, from manuscripts and books.< Less
The Inner Ascent By John Noyce
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Throughout history and in many cultures, humans have looked to the Divine. Just as the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt visualised themselves ascending the steps of the pyramids, so later civilisations... More > imagined the use of stairways, ladders, gates, rooms and other representations of an ascent to the Divine. This book examines these ascents in the ancient world, in the Jewish, Christian and Islamic traditions, in Renaissance and early modern Europe, and in the yogic traditions of India. The book contains many illustrations from manuscripts and books.< Less
Tukaram and His Translators By John Noyce
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A study of the translators and their English and French translations of Tukaram's Marathi abhangas. Chapters include: Christian missionaries and other 19th century translators; Biblical English;... More > Modern translations; with Glossary, and a comprehensive chronological listing of western language writings on Tukaram.< Less
The Saints of Maharashtra By John Noyce
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A survey of the saints of Maharashtra, focusing on biographical details, their teachings and writings, and secondary literature. Chapters on Jnaneshwara and family, Namdev and the saints of... More > Pandharpur, The Age of Eknath, The Muslim saints of Maharashtra, Ramdas, Tukaram, The Pandits, Twentieth century. With Glossary and Bibliography.< Less
The Saints of Maharashtra By John Noyce
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A survey of the saints of Maharashtra, focusing on biographical details, their teachings and writings, and secondary literature. Chapters on Jnaneshwara and family, Namdev and the saints of... More > Pandharpur, The Age of Eknath, The Muslim saints of Maharashtra, Ramdas, Tukaram, The Pandits, Twentieth century. With Glossary and Bibliography.< Less