KINDLE [EthicaDialogus inter philosophum judaeum et christianum]
Pierre Abélard ¶ 6 Read & DownloadEnt in doing so In this sense it isn t what done but with what mind it is done Good "And Arise Out Of "evil arise out of
that is ultimate intent Because sin is first born out of intent the physical action of sin is not even necessary for sin to occur The state of true spirituality exists wholly within the mind wherein one must endeavor to extinguish every thought of malevolence Thus the one plotting murder is guilty of murder even before he commits the act The one who lusts after the wife of another is guilty of adultery even if he does not perform the act Abelard defines a state of spirituality wherein one combats sin from the intellect before it ever has the opportunity to corrupt the physical body It is out of a corporeal existence that we come into a freer spiritual existence This does not mean that certain corrupt thoughts will not arise in the mind but rather that we will not consent to allow such thoughts to dwell in the mind Abelard contends that it is the mental consent not the deed itself that defeats us This is clearly a spiritual not a corporeal battle Through this concept of intent Abelard reveals why the diversity of religious expression should not be contentious writing as follows Surely there s no religious. Hilosopher a Jew a Christian are presented here in a student edition including. ,mindset that is
Faith that doesn t believe it serves God and doesn t do for His sake the things it supposes to please Him If diverse religions are conducted with eually pure intentions neither is spiritually superior
the other with the intent for sin so the intent in worship is what makes it right An example here might be Mary s disbursement of the expensive perfume upon Jesus instead of selling it to give the proceeds to the poor Actions are made righteous because of the intent under which they are conducted And yet the purity of intent is itself a function of our "state of awareness and nowledge for greater wisdom "of awareness and nowledge for greater wisdom our intentions with expanded responsibilities and potentials for accomplishment The wise and the simplistic religious practitioners may be judged eually sincere in their intentions but very different with regard to the scope of their practice ConsentConsent is distinguished from a mere mental suggestion that might arise in the mind Random thoughts and events flow freely about in our psyche and this we cannot prevent It only becomes consent when we choose to dwell upon it allowing it to intentionally linger in our mind seuestering significant portions of our spiritualto the other
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Abelard and auinas God As Ultimate GoodnessPeter Abelard 1079 1142 was a French Medieval philosopher and theologian In this book Abelard uses dialogue to fashion the argument that God may be defined as the Ultimate Good Myths have "risen historically because of the tendency of men to complicate and personify religion If you follow the "historically because of the tendency of men to complicate and personify religion If you follow the view your understanding won t go far beyond the faith of those who conceive only of corporeal things Such ones understand God only as a ind of corporeal thing
that consists of bodily parts like a head hands and feet Whatconsists of bodily parts like a head hands and feet What or simple person will put up with hearing you preach that God doesn t have eyes or ears or other members that seem so necessary to us Abelard suggests that God is better defined as the purity of goodness which we seek to comprehend through ethics morals and divinity What renders a person best and most worthy is their participation in this goodness that is God Delving further into the examination of what constitutes goodness we see that Abelard defines it from the perspective of intent Intent State of Mind Ultimate DesireIn explaining intent Abelard points out that both God Jesus and Judas all allowed the crucifixion to happen but each manifested a different int. Abelard's major ethical writings Ethics or 'Know Yourself' Dialogue between a .