The Flesh Between Us

He illuminates the 'wilderness of flesh' that divides and connects us. I found myself leaning closer to his lyricism, his courage, his inventiveness. The Flesh Between Us is a powerful debut, rich with language that startles, lingers.

Author: Tory Adkisson

Publisher: SIU Press

ISBN: 9780809338429

Category: Poetry

Page: 92

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"Intensely and unapologetically homoerotic in content and theme, this book explores the limits of sexual intimacy, familial intimacy, and the attachments we have to ourselves, arguing that our connections to each other may be lovely or painful, static or constantly shifting, but are, above all, unavoidable and necessary"--
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The Flesh Between Us

Eroticism cut from classical mythology, ritual, and intimacy In The Flesh Between Us the speaker explores our connections to each other, whether they be lovely or painful, static or constantly shifting, or, above all, unavoidable and ...

Author: Tory Adkisson

Publisher: SIU Press

ISBN: 9780809338436

Category: Poetry

Page: 88

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Eroticism cut from classical mythology, ritual, and intimacy In The Flesh Between Us the speaker explores our connections to each other, whether they be lovely or painful, static or constantly shifting, or, above all, unavoidable and necessary. Intensely and unapologetically homoerotic in content and theme, The Flesh Between Us sensuously conducts the meetings between strangers, between lovers, between friends and family, between eater and eaten, between the soul and the body that contains it. Pushing the boundaries of what has been traditionally acceptable for gay and erotic content and themes, the poems adapt persona, Greek mythology, Judaism, and classic poetic forms to interrogate the speaker’s relationship to god and faith, to love and sex, to mother and father. Stark and mythical, the imagery draws from the language of animals and nature. Episodes of kink tangle with creatures of forests and lore. In this tumult, the lines of poetry keep a sense of boundary and distance by the seeming incompatibility of their subjects: daybreak and dissection, human and insect, worship and reality. The touch of irreconcilable bodies, in Adkisson’s language, intimates the precise moment of love. The idea of love moves viscerally through rib, lung, throat, and mouth. The poems show how flesh opens in so many ways, in prayers, in bleeds, in ruts. The flesh, opened, begins to swell. If there is guilt in this, Adkisson’s poems refuse the placid satisfaction of confession. Whatever attachments the reader dares to draw must be made with blade or tongue. The reader must commit to the potential violence narrated by these poems.
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The Word Becomes Flesh

And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us. The children of God are not born of the flesh; they are born of God alone. But they would not have been born of God had the Word not become flesh, had the Son not taken our substance, ...

Author: Adrienne von Speyr

Publisher: Ignatius Press

ISBN: 9780898704112

Category: Religion

Page: 325

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The first of von Speyr's scriptural commentaries, focusing on her reflections on the first five chapters of John and the beginning of the public life of Our Lord. She shares moving meditations on such profound and dramatic scenes as the witness of John the Baptist, the call of the disciples, the wedding at Cana, the cleansing of the money-changers in the temple, the Samaritan woman, etc. The combination of the Scripture verses and her meditations provide rich nourishment for prayer and spiritual reading. This series is particularly important because the spirituality of St. John, the Apostle of Divine Love, was the central source of von Speyr's own inspiration and spiritual life.
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The Flesh

It seems that the fragrance ofhim lingers on my skin—in the air between us as he towers above me, no longer the lanky teenager ofmy memories. Released, I realize my feet are bare against the wood beneath me. Adaptation to country life ...

Author: E. Bacon

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781491723791

Category: Fiction

Page: 488

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Eccentric graduate student Alina Bacca finds herself trapped in a catastrophic love triangle, bound by the affections conceived from her horrific past and the alternative prospect of an impossible future. A love that may have been lost in the physical sense has managed not only to survive, but to transcend into a dark and significant presence that defies this young Abilene Christian University theology major's most extravagant beliefs. Alina clings to her faith as she struggles to hold on to her sanity while fending off the call of an altogether darker pursuit. -- adapted from back cover
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Theories of the Flesh

In fact, Latinas/os might provide the ultimate escape for the United States vis-à-vis the burden of race and racism ... and Ad Age celebrate the “browning of America” by highlighting the increased visibility of Spanish, Latin American, ...

Author: Andrea J. Pitts

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190062989

Category: Philosophy

Page: 304

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"A theory in the flesh means one where the physical realities of our lives all fuse to create a politic born of necessity," writes activist Cherríe L. Moraga. This volume of new essays stages an intergenerational dialogue among philosophers to introduce and deepen engagement with U.S Latinx and Latin American feminist philosophy, and to explore their "theories in the flesh." It explores specific intellectual contributions in various topics in U.S. Latinx and Latin American feminisms that stand alone and are unique and valuable; analyzes critical contributions that U.S. Latinx and Latin American interventions have made in feminist thought more generally over the last several decades; and shows the intellectual and transformative value of reading U.S Latinx and Latin American feminist theorizing. The collection features a series of essays analyzing decolonial approaches within U. S. Latinx and Latin American feminist philosophy, including studies of the functions of gender within feminist theory, everyday modes of resistance, and methodological questions regarding the scope and breadth of decolonization as a critical praxis. Additionally, essays examine theoretical contributions to feminist discussions of selfhood, narrativity, and genealogy, as well as novel epistemic and hermeneutical approaches within the field. A number of contributors in the book address themes of aesthetics and embodiment, including issues of visual representation, queer desire, and disability within U. S. Latinx and Latin American feminisms. Together, the essays in this volume are groundbreaking and powerful contributions in the fields of U.S Latinx and Latin American feminist philosophy.
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In the Flesh and Other Tales of the Biotech Revolution

It's a chance in a million, and if you fuck it up it'll cost us all. I've got the biggest pharma company in Europe begging me to take a promotion, but I have to be able to commit for both of us. The last thing we need is some sleazebag ...

Author: Brian Stableford

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 9781434403322

Category: Fiction

Page: 188

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Most of these ten stories belong to a loosely-knit series tracking the potential effects of possible developments in biotechnology on the evolution of global society. "A master of the SF short story"--Robert Reginald.
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The Flesh of Images

Derrida Against Merleau-Ponty In the beginning of what was to remain the last chapter of the unfinished work The Prose of the World,1 Merleau-Ponty reminds us that “[n]owadays we encourage every form of illusive and allusive expression, ...

Author: Mauro Carbone

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9781438458793

Category: Philosophy

Page: 128

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Highlights Merleau-Ponty’s interest in film and connects it to his aesthetic theory. In The Flesh of Images, Mauro Carbone begins with the point that Merleau-Ponty’s often misunderstood notion of “flesh” was another way to signify what he also called “Visibility.” Considering vision as creative voyance, in the visionary sense of creating as a particular presence something which, as such, had not been present before, Carbone proposes original connections between Merleau-Ponty and Paul Gauguin, and articulates his own further development of the “new idea of light” that the French philosopher was beginning to elaborate at the time of his sudden death. Carbone connects these ideas to Merleau-Ponty’s continuous interest in cinema—an interest that has been traditionally neglected or circumscribed. Focusing on Merleau-Ponty’s later writings, including unpublished course notes and documents not yet available in English, Carbone demonstrates both that Merleau-Ponty’s interest in film was sustained and philosophically crucial, and also that his thinking provides an important resource for illuminating our contemporary relationship to images, with profound implications for the future of philosophy and aesthetics. Building on his earlier work on Marcel Proust and considering ongoing developments in optical and media technologies, Carbone adds his own philosophical insight into understanding the visual today.
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The Faith Between Us

a Jew and a Catholic search for the meaning of God Peter Bebergal, Scott Korb ... with barbecue sauce, and afterward using a toothpick and making sucking noises to get the bits of flesh out of his teeth? ... What I 218 THE FAITH BETWEEN US.

Author: Peter Bebergal

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA

ISBN: IND:30000116779434

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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A religious "coming out" story by two young believers—one Catholic and one Jewish, with an introduction by Freakonomics coauthor Stephen J. Dubner. Scott Korb and Peter Bebergal, two young progressives, share a secret: They believe in God. One is a former wannabe Catholic priest, the other a failed Jewish mystic, and they formed a friendship that's shaped by their common belief. In The Faith Between Us, they engage in a dialogue that ranges widely, from the mundane to the divine. They discuss finding religious meaning in their secular worlds, the moral implications of decisions both personal and political, their different religious cultures, and how their lives have been shaped by the pursuit of an authentic, livable faith. Both a spiritual memoir and an examination of contemporary religion as it's played out in unconventional ways, The Faith Between Us offers an alternative vision of faith in America, one that is equally irreverent and devout, ironic and earnest. For everyone interested in a modern take on keeping faith—and in reclaiming religion from the fundamentalists and literalists who have co-opted it for the right and those on the left who dismiss its redemptive power—The Faith Between Us will be an engaging and thought-provoking read.
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Flesh of the Church Flesh of Christ

“ Therefore , through one person , the Word has dwelt among us . One person having been constituted ' Son of God in power , according to the spirit of holiness ' [ Rom 1 : 4 ) , his dignity is communicated to the whole human race so ...

Author: Jean-Marie-Roger Tillard

Publisher: Liturgical Press

ISBN: 0814661815

Category: Religion

Page: 154

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Renowned scholar J.-M. R. Tillard defines what the flesh of the Church is for the New Testament and the period of the undivided Church. He enables readers to understand not the structure of God's Church but the living reality of grace for which this structure exists. He explains that the "flesh of the church" is communion of life for humanity reconciled with the Father and with itself "in Christ".
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The American Quarterly Church Review and Ecclesiastical Register

“ The Word moreover was made flesh and dwelt among us , and we saw His glory , the glory as of the Only - begotten , full of grace and truth . ” ( John 1 and 14. ) The reader can easily see by this last text , what a weighty doctrinal ...

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ISBN: WISC:89064896137

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