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  • Asceticism, that is dissociated from these faults and endued with these virtues, becomes the source of great prosperity, I have now briefly told these about that sin-destroying and sacred subject which thou hadst asked me and which is capable of liberating a person from birth, death, and decrepitude. '

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • One of the most insightful pieces she published on Borges was "A Postmodern Approach to Fictional History in Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius and the Asceticism of Ezra Buckley" in which Palin brilliantly deconstructed the notion of history relative to the character, Ezra Buckley, in a way that the late Jacques Derrida wrote, "Je m'em branle!"

    Mark Axelrod: The Palin Borges Connection; or, What's History Got to Do With It?

  • One of the most insightful pieces she published on Borges was "A Postmodern Approach to Fictional History in Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius and the Asceticism of Ezra Buckley" in which Palin brilliantly deconstructed the notion of history relative to the character, Ezra Buckley, in a way that the late Jacques Derrida wrote, "Je m'em branle!"

    Mark Axelrod: The Palin Borges Connection; or, What's History Got to Do With It?

  • Asceticism is associated with virtue; sexuality is associated with sin.

    Knock and the Door Will Open

  • Asceticism is associated with virtue; sexuality is associated with sin.

    Knock and the Door Will Open

  • Asceticism is an indispensable part of religious life as well as religious formation; it is a mirror of what Christ gave up for us in His Passion.

    Column: Growing Up

  • If you are puzzling in your soul about what is at the root of the child abuse scandal, one good book is "After Asceticism" which I reviewed for Faith Magazine last year.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Asceticism is an indispensable part of religious life as well as religious formation; it is a mirror of what Christ gave up for us in His Passion.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Asceticism as the renunciation of pleasure has a bad reputation.

    Foucault and the Hedgerow History of Sexuality

  • The first player chooses one of the categories: Date of Death, Order, Asceticism, Orthodoxy, or Martyrdom.

    AKMA’s Random Thoughts

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