By By (author) Kurt Spellmeyer
Well timed and audacious, Buddha on the Apocalypse demanding situations us to appear without delay on the devastating assumptions underlying the very mechanisms of the trendy international. We think with walk in the park within the inevitable ahead march of development, within the traditional rightness of humankind’s keep watch over of our surroundings, and, so much pervasively, within the concept of an epic fight that calls for righteousness to completely smash evil. those photographs of apocalypse and dominance pervade our language, our politics, and, with coming of 2012, even our escapist leisure. In Buddha on the Apocalypse, Kurt Spellmeyer deals us an alternate view that comes like breath of cool, clean air in those instances. Drawing at the Buddha, Spellmeyer makes an impassioned clarion name to rouse from the tradition of destruction — or perish inside it. The ebook additionally contains a foreword by way of the main high-profile Buddhist educational in the USA — and probably the area.
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Among the many things the Second Coming would bring, manufactured items would be high on the list. In 1984 a missionary observed this example of the cargo religion: Some spirits told a young man, in the village of Papasena, that Jesus was ready to come back and bring independence and freedom to Irian Jaya along with great wealth for all the people. He was further instructed by Jesus himself that everyone, without exception, was: (1) to publicly confess all sins, (2) to do no hunting in the morning hours, (3) to keep all grave sites immaculately clean, (4) to drink a specially prepared “holy water,” and (5) to be baptized by a Western missionary.
In fact, time and God are so closely linked we might even say that they’re one and the same. Unlike many other holy books, the Bible presents itself as a work of history—a history that claims to map the whole of time. The linkage of God with time is so obvious that almost no one ever notices, and that’s a sign of its phenomenal success as fundamental “paradigm,” an idea so basic to the way we think that it gives shape to thought itself. The Bible is filled with 20 B U D D H A AT T H E A P O C A LY P S E such paradigms, and together they create a mental architecture our culture has come to use automatically to make sense of events.
55 The ideal Puritan should live every day with the Apocalypse in view. Strangely, individual salvation was a secondary concern. Like many Puritans, Ames didn’t believe in a heaven or a hell as we now imagine them. He thought of heaven as God’s dwelling place, and he thought of hell as the domicile of Satan and his demons. Neither place was to be the destination of those who had recently died. Instead, the deceased would remain asleep for the rest of time. In keeping with a strict and careful reading of the Bible, 38 B U D D H A AT T H E A P O C A LY P S E Puritans like Ames were convinced eternal life would begin only after the Apocalypse had arrived.