110) Eric Voegelin, The Ecumenic
Age, edited with an introduction by Michael Franz.
This painting is one sign that there was a tendency in later times to expand the srin mo scheme from its original formulation of twelve or more temples to a veritable ecumenic
vision of the plateau, including monasteries which not only date to after Srong btsan sgam po's reign but also long after the imperial period.
Eric Voegelin, The Ecumenic
Age (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State
religion, in turn, contributes to the moderation of those unhappy passions which Lucretius had mistakenly thought to be exacerbated by religion.
He makes this point quite clear in his Ecumenic
One of the epilogues of her "Conclusion" calls for an all-embracing assessment of jihad and dhimmitude in the name of ecumenic
In 2001, the medal was awarded to a nationwide ecumenic
al movement in Germany, "School without Racism--School with Courage.
287-96; James Rhodes, "Christian Faith, Jesus the Christ, and History," in "Eric Voegelin's The Ecumenic
Age--A Symposium," The Political Science Reviewer 27 (1998), 27: 44-67; "Philosophy, Revelation, and Political Theory: Leo Strauss and Eric Voegelin," The Journal of Politics 49 (1987): 1036-60; Oliver O'Donovan, "Behold the Lamb
But I'm afraid we'll have to relearn the tradition of persecution ranging, say, from Cyrano and Spinoza, through Marx's and Benjamin's exile from universities and many countries, to the Pope's treatment of Liberation Theology: such ecumenic
professionalism will entail less reading of papers and much more civic conflictuality.
The eclipse of reality; the evolution of Plato's thought from the Gorgias through the Phaedrus and on to the Republic, Timaeus, and Laws; the Ecumenic
Age; and many other such topics are analyzed with special clarity.
130, emphasis mine); "The strange coupling of Paul and Hegel in the same chapter of Voegelin's The Ecumenic
Age now makes some sense" (p.
13) For an important discussion of the ontological foundations of world traditions, and of their differing truth claims, see Thomas Langan, Tradition and Authenticity in the Search for Ecumenic
Wisdom, (Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 1992.