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157 )NDEX Agnosticism, 2, 18 Akhmatova, Anna, 112 Ancient societies, 9–12, 17–18, 83 Animism, 14 Anselm, St., 104 Anxiety, 114–15, 122; Kierkegaard on, 114; Lonergan on, 115 Aquinas, Saint Thomas, 1, 45, 70, 104, 114; on knowledge of God, 142 “Archaic Torso of Apollo” (Rilke), 50 Aristotle, 5, 26–27; on identity of subject and object, 39-40, 49, 59; on poetry and history , 27, 137 Arnold, Matthew, 34, 69 Art: changes in, 1–2; content of, 7, 23–25; and conversion, 8, 31, 116–23, 128; as cosmion , 23, 25, 128, 130; Dewey on, 139; and emotional meaning, 24; and evocation of cosmos, 23–24, 27, 41, 117, 128, 130; and evocation of transcendence, 1, 3, 23-25, 30, 31, 33, 35, 40–42, 107, 117, 129, 130, 133; as exploration of human possibilities, 27, 30–31, 41, 113–15, 127–28, 129; formal structures of, 2, 7, 23–25, 41, 42, 43, 49; and freedom, 25–32, 118, 119, 127–28, 129; Hegel on, 28, 138, 141; Heidegger on, 27; humility in response to great, 109–11; inevitability of form in, 24; and insight, 42, 139, 140; as invitation to participate in experience, 27, 31, 41; Kant on nature and, 137; and liberation from biological impulse , 28; and liberation from ideological thinking, 29; and liberation of intelligence, 28–29, 41; and liberation from routinized consciousness, 27–30, 137–38; Lonergan on, 4, 7, 26–32, 41, 139; and love of reality, 26; loving response to, 106, 109–11, 113– 16, 122-28; the many functions of, 129; as means of remembrance, 112; modern abstract , 133; and mystery, 130; as myth, 23, 33, 117; Nietzsche on, 146; as occasion for growth, 110–28; as promoting balance of consciousness, 130-34; and religion, 33, 130; resistance to challenges of, 111–12; spiritual functions of, 1–3, 7–8, 20–22, 23– 37, 40–42, 46–47, 53, 105-6, 107–14, 117– 18, 129–30, 132–34; Suzanne K. Langer on, 139; symbols of, 24–25, 27, 35, 40–42, 127–28, 133, 139; Tolstoy on, 146; Voegelin on, 4, 21, 23, 26, 33 158 Index “As kingfishers catch fire” (Hopkins), 52 Atheism, 2, 21, 130 Augustine, Saint, 1 Austen, Jane, 111 Axial Period, 136 Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1, 111, 114, 119 Bachelard, Gaston, 136 Balance of consciousness, 18–20, 22, 36, 98; art as promoting, 130–34 Ballinger, Philip, 54, 57 Balthazar, Hans Urs von, 48 Barzun, Jacques, 31, 33 Basho, 32–33 Beauty, 32, 33, 38, 40, 54, 129, 133; in nature, 44–46, 49, 53, 59–61 Beckett, Samuel, 59 Beethoven, Ludwig van, 33, 42, 109, 110, 118, 119, 146 Behaviorism, 26 Bellini, Giovanni, 42 Berg, Alban, 114 Bergson, Henri, 14 Beyond, the, 16, 33, 36, 82, 85, 93, 120; God as, 76–77; symbols of, 68. See also Divine reality; Transcendence Bhagavadgita, 101, 144 “Binsey Poplars” (Hopkins), 54–55 Blake, William, 33, 85, 112, 127 Blamires, Harry, 94, 96 Bloom, Harold, 63, 64, 110 “The blunder is in estimate” (Dickinson), 66 Bolsheviks, 131 Book of Job, 64, 74–75 Borges, Jorge Luis, 127 Brahman, 5, 10, 15, 132 Brancusi, Constantin, 33, 133 Bresson, Robert, 118 Bridges, Robert, 43, 47, 51, 57, 58 Brothers Karamazov, The, 113 Buber, Martin, 14, 30 Buddhism, 14, 83, 102, 103 “Burnt Norton” (Eliot), 90, 92, 93, 94, 96, 98, 101–2, 103, 105, 144. See also Four Quartets Camus, Albert, 31, 118, 138 Cézanne, Paul, 129; Rilke on, 146 Chain of being, 58 Chardin, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon, 33, 129 Childhood: intimations of transcendent mystery in, 7, 12–13, 15, 18–20, 119, 120, 124, 127–28, 133; nostalgia for, 18–20; and primary experience of the cosmos, 11–13, 18–20, 22, 37, 133–34, 136 Christ, 125; and Eliot’s Four Quartets, 100; Incarnation of, 56; in thought and poetry of Dickinson, 79; in thought and poetry of Hopkins, 34, 45–46, 52, 56–57; Voegelin on, 83–84, 104 Christianity, 2, 14, 21, 34, 133; in Eliot’s Four Quartets, 100–4; and Emily Dickinson, 8, 35, 61, 68–75, 83–86; and Gerard Manley Hopkins, 8, 34, 86–87; and T. S. Eliot, 8, 36, 86–87, 89, 100–104; Voegelin on, 83– 84, 89, 100, 104 Clare, John, 57 Classics, 107–8, 109–12, 116, 120 Cloud of Unknowing, The, 145 Consciousness: as co-constituted by transcendence , 16, 66–71, 78, 104; cosmological , 9–14, 18–19, 103, 120, 132; differentiation of...

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