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Holy Madness

Feuerstein, Georg

Holy Madness

The Shock Tactics and Radical Teachings of Crazy-Wise Adepts, Holy Fools, and Rascal Gurus

by Feuerstein, Georg

  • 374 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Penguin (Arkana) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contemporary non-Christian cults & sects,
  • General,
  • Religion / General,
  • New Age / Parapsychology,
  • New Age,
  • Spiritual Life,
  • Gurus

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRoger Walsh (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9304758M
    ISBN 100140193707
    ISBN 109780140193701
    LC Control Number90-21233

    But when her headaches begin interfering with convent duties, Sister John's mother superior sends her to a doctor -- a creature of modernity who gives her the worst possible news: she has temporal-lobe epilepsy or, in the classic parlance of clergy, ''holy madness. This is a great book, about what might be called the first total war. This angered the herdsman, who complained to Saint Francis. The spiritual meaning of "foolishness" from the early ages of Christianity was close to unacceptance of common social rules of hypocrisy, brutality and thirst for power and gains. He transforemd the mood of his country and brought it to a new phase of reform and independence, culminating in the passing of the constitution inhailed in Britain, France and the United States as one of the greatest events of the century.

    I just hope and pray that people get to read this book far and wide and understand what happens. I've read about Simon Bolivar and Guisuppe Garibaldi before, but I guess I read nicer books, because this one makes Bolivar out to be a bloodthirsty maniac and Garibaldi, passionate but deluded, who threw away men's lives for a futile cause, that Italian unification happened because of a pragmatic monarch and nothing that he really accomplished. Taller to their eyes, sounding no longer mortal, she prophesied what was inspired from The God breathing near, uttering words not to be ignored. It benefits from a far wider range of sources including Russian and Polish than previous works, and combines clarity of thought and prose with a strong narrative drive. The colour and monochrome illustrations, most of them published here for the first time outside Poland, provide a striking record of Polish attitudes and tastes, and illuminate that curious mixture of Eastern and Western influence which make up Polish culture. He understands that Sister John, like her epileptic predecessor Dostoyevsky, has simply caught glimpses of a better world and doesn't want to let it go.

    But Stanislaw Augustus was nobody's pawn. But as anyone familiar with the subject knows, the Third Series had been published three years before Gold's pseudepigraphic rip-off. Saint Juniperan early follower of the Franciscan order, was known for taking the doctrine of the Franciscans to the extreme. Ammachi is a human being complete with the This was a fairly quick, engaging read. Da Love Ananda, and many other namesone of the 60's-ish guru-white-guys who, admittedly, I have heard almost nothing about prior to this book and I enjoyed most of the author's cited quotations from him. Holy Madness sets out to make some of these connections.


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I shall frequently return to this beautifully illustrated book. This dramatic journey which begins in America in and goes right up to the last agony of the Paris Commune intakes in the French revolution, the Irish rebellion, the Polish risings, the war of Greek liberation, the Russian insurrection, the Hungarian struggles for freedom, the liberation of South America, and the Italian Risorgimento.

The Stalker from the film Stalkerby Tarkovsky, can also be identified as a holy fool. While texts describe "stages of religious development and gradual growth of insight and emotion," real-life experiences may be "a chaos of states that must be forced into a religious mold," in which they often don't fit.

His behavior may include being strangely dressed or nakedsleeping in cremation grounds, acting like an animal, a "lunatic" storing his food in a skull, among others.

I went out of charity to visit the brother who is sick. Shelves: mysticismbuddhism A very well-written book by Feuerstein on the phenomenon of "holy madness" or "crazy wisdom" in both Western and Eastern traditions.

In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century this secular quest for salvation also invaded politics, giving rise to a widespread desire to bring into being ideal communities.

What saves him is his ability to convey spiritual states with a lambent clarity. Its victories over Teutonic Knights, Tatars and Turks, and effortless conquest of Moscow, won it a reputation for a century and more as the most formidable military force in Europe.

The yurodivy in art and literature[ edit ] There are a number of references to the yurodivy in 19th century Russian literature. He divorced Nina, although she remained a follower.

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Shortly after, an official church spokesman said that " tantra -style encounters" of the kind described in allegations were still occurring, but were mostly confined to an inner circle.

A Yale-educated Houdini, Mark Salzman has made a career of locking himself inside closed societies and wriggling free. It is the coming of age of a writer of great intelligence, beautiful style, and a wise sense of humour. Inhe traveled to India to meet a final time with Swami Muktananda in hopes of being recognized as a " Mahasiddha ", or fully enlightened sage.

Hoards thronging to get a glimpse of such god men and women have always repulsed me to the core. In ritual ecstasy, yogic and tantric practices have been incorporated, together with the idea of a gradual development through spiritual practices.

I will tell thee the reason. The prophet Isaiah walked naked and barefoot for about three years, predicting a forthcoming captivity in Egypt Isaiah ,3 ; the prophet Ezekiel lay before a stone, which symbolized beleaguered Jerusalemand though God instructed him to eat bread baked on human waste, ultimately he asked to use cow dung instead Ezekiel ; Hosea married a harlot to symbolize the infidelity of Israel before God Hosea 3.Holy Madness is a “religion and spirituality” podcast by two wise guys in Jerusalem that sifts through a mad world seeking wisdom, and occasionally sanity.

Oct 22,  · I got interested in this book when it was all over the newspaper, as an indictment of Matha Amrithananda hildebrandsguld.com is one of the popular God Women of Kerala,with considerable following around the hildebrandsguld.com the moment you start reading the book,you are sucked into it's simple narrative style,about a young innocent lady trying to find meaning in /5.

Holy Madness: Romantics, Patriots, and Revolutionaries, 1776

Nov 06,  · Holy Madness The religion and spirituality podcast for those of us who haven’t completely lost our minds, or faith. Home; The Oral Word: Podcast Episodes.

Last episode we discussed the Book of Esther. We highlighted its Gilbert and Sullivan-esque presentation, and [ ] Published June 10, Jan 23,  · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital hildebrandsguld.com projects include the Wayback Machine, hildebrandsguld.com and hildebrandsguld.com Mar 30,  · Continuing the Passover suite, the Holy Madness wise guys read the Haggadah (a book read on the first night of Passover detailing the story of the Jewish people’s exodus from Egypt).

If you have ever wondered what Jews do in a Passover Seder, this is a great place to start. We all need someone, some thing or some cause to believe in. "Holy Madness: Romantics, Patriots and Revolutionaries, " looks at the dramatic worldwide changes that occurred between the American Revolution, the French Revolution and the defeat of 4/5.