Transcendence and Self-Transcendence On God and the Soul (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion) by Merold Westphal

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Subjects:

  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Theism,
  • General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Transcendence (Philosophy)

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages235
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Open LibraryOL9862513M
ISBN 100253344131
ISBN 109780253344137

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In his book, Man’s Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl (/) asserted that you become more human when you focus on loving another person or serving a cause.

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In my book, Finding Meaning (Bell, ), I stated, "self-transcendence involves understanding, appreciating, caring about, and feeling connected to things that transcend the self." (p. 31). This quotation from my book can be viewed as one self-transcendence definition. Transcendence is to accept the natural world, is to let it be itself in the Taoistic fashion, is the transcendence of the lower needs of the self—that is, of one’s selfish within-the-skin demands, of one’s egocentric judgments upon extrapsychic things as being dangerous or not dangerous, edible or not edible, useful or not useful, etc.

xi, pages ; 20 cm Includes bibliographical references and indexes The problematic status of conscience in theological ethics -- Central issues of the study -- Christian conscience: decline and fall -- Conscience and responsibility -- Nature and outline of the argument -- Self-transcendence in developmental psychology -- Infancy and early childhood -- Middle childhood and concrete Pages: The Self-Transcendence Theory is the use of self-transcendence activities to improve a person’s well being.

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Self-transcendence (concept of our participation in the world as a whole) is one of the three aspects of human character in Cloninger’s biopsychosociospiritual model of personality (Cloninger et al.

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Self-transcendence is a personality trait that involves the expansion of personal boundaries, including, potentially, experiencing spiritual ideas such as considering oneself an integral part of the universe. Several psychologists, including Viktor Frankl, Abraham Maslow, Pamela G.

Reed, C. Robert Cloninger and Lars Tornstam have made contributions to the theory of self-transcendence. Self-transcendence predicted EWB after controlling for optimism, F (1, 88) =p transcendence after controlling for symptom distress using the Sobel test was statistically significant, z =p = Cited by: Self-Transcendence is a dynamic evolutionary process of proceeding through stages towards more complexity, higher consciousness, love and state of being.

Imminent physicists and philosophers of mind argue that the evolution and the rise of complex observers may have been woven into the cosmic code from the beginning -- life and mind play a. Self-transcendence reflects a decreased sense of self and an ability to identify one’s self as an integral part of the universe as a whole.

Recent studies suggest that spiritual experiences involving selflessness and self-transcendence leave signatures in the brain.

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