By J.P. Antill
'Sophia Geography' is an exploration intensive Psychology and faith. It explores brain, spirit and mom Earth Gaia.
Religious stories and Comparative faith is the tutorial self-discipline curious about spirituality, religions, philosophy and theology in its broadest sense.
'Sophia Geography' approaches the non secular inherent in landscapes from an earthly standpoint. Spirituality, panorama and archetypes are rules that are explored traditionally, analytically and descriptively, or phenomenologically.
'Sophia Geography' is a quest for explanation and enlightenment on principles approximately spirituality , panorama and archetypes - and eventually it involves a recognition and explores the forgotten and hidden Gnostic Sophia. this isn't a dogmatic publication, yet particularly it's a phenomenological exploration. the belief, like a misplaced continent rising out of the mist, used to be a rediscovery.
Explored during this publication are the subsequent issues: background of Western Spirituality; Geography of panorama, position and Spirituality; Archetypal Psychology and Archetypal Landscapes; Paganism and Animism– New Zealand Maori, American Indian and Australian Aborigine Primal Religions; eco-friendly Ecospirituality; Philosophy of technological know-how and Spirituality; Postmodernism; Postmodern theology and technological know-how; Feminist and Ecofeminist theology; Gnosticism and Persian mysticism as interpreted via Henry Corbin; and the lengthy misplaced Sophia – philosophy of the Soul and the Soul of the Earth.
The seminal thinkers drawn on are: Carl Jung, Anthony Stevens, James Hillman, Walter A. Shelburne, Peter Bishop, Denis Cosgrove, Barry Lopez, Lynn Ross-Bryant, Edward C. Whitmont, Kathleen Granville Damiani, Carol P. Christ, Lloyd Geering, Thomas Berry, Charlene Spretnak, James Lovelock, Wolfgang Pauli, F. David Peat, David Bohm and Henry Corbin.
“Anyone who has ever intuitively felt that the realm we inhabit is a non secular one, can be enlightened from commencing to finish by way of ‘Sophia Geography’. With its robust line of argument and substantial scope it opens up new vistas not only through the bankruptcy yet with each one web page became. the result is a highly altered imaginative and prescient – that humanity and the Earth proportion a similar soul.”
David Famularo , artist and eco-friendly activist
“…sparks with perception, dedication and understanding…it is an important contribution to the sector of large-scale archetypal synthesis, specifically these which try to follow themselves to pressing and demanding social concerns…the writer’s power lies in her skill to synthesise and in her figuring out of and empathy with the Sophianic standpoint, quite as articulated through Henri Corbin. The try and practice Corbin’s interpretation and exposition of Ibn ‘Arabi’s seminal paintings to the sphere of eco-poetics is either unique and demanding. this can be tough paintings and is a profound problem to dominant paradigms of realizing, belief and adventure in such a lot societies, no longer only western…”
Professor Peter Bishop, ‘The delusion of Shangri-La -- Tibet, go back and forth Writing and the Western construction of Sacred Landscape’
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