The Limits of Enlightenment
For a Jew of the Enlightenment, for one who believes ... I cannot quite cozy up to it, but I do not have to face the literal enactment of the ceremony. The Temple will not be rebuilt in my lifetime and I am excused from having to confront the sordid ...
A Boy’s Thoughts On His Coming Of Age
But I will always remember my Coming of Age, for that was My Day. I got special attention from adults on that day. This is why I decided I would hold a ceremony for Kuang too. Good traditions hold people together, giving people the meaning of life.
Notes and queries: What is the condition of music?
Walter Pater said "all art constantly aspires to the condition of ... of art towards the condition of music. Roger Musson, Edinburgh Supposedly pure abstraction, purged of everything other than itself – of literal meaning as in poetry, of narrative ...
It Depends on What the Meaning of “Is” Is: The Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist UPDATED
Some people will tell you that Jesus really meant that we should have a little ceremony, like he did ... They then understood that Jesus was not speaking of literal bread, but rather, of the teaching of the Pharisees and the Sadducees, which spread ...
IT DEPENDS ON WHAT THE MEANING OF “IS” IS: What Did Jesus Really Mean?
They then understood that Jesus was not speaking of literal bread, but rather, of the teaching of the Pharisees and the Sadducees, which spread easily and was dangerous. If the Bread of Life discourse were only metaphorical, then Paul would have been ...