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Being Still
Author: Jean-Yves Leloup
Publisher: Paulist Press
ISBN: 0809141779
Pages: 141
Year: 2003
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"Jean-Yves Leloup explores the writings of many spiritual masters from across the centuries, in particular the Desert Fathers, the fourth-century monk Evagrius, St. John Cassian, and the anonymous nineteenth-century author of The Way of the Pilgrim." "Drawn from the experience of the monasteries of Sinai and Mount Athos, here is a clear and practical presentation of the spiritual art of arts: stillness in the face of interior pain and confusion." "These spiritual riches, refined and developed by the Orthodox tradition in Christianity, can also be recognized in the teaching and practice of Buddhism, Hinduism and Islamic Sufism. The fundamental truth of one tradition is to be found under its own proper forms and nuances in others. Far from diminishing the unique value of this hesychastic way of prayer, the most developed spiritual traditions of humanity affirm it as one of the great forms through which humanity reaches out to embrace Infinite Reality."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Judas and Jesus
Author: Jean-Yves Leloup
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594776571
Pages: 192
Year: 2007-02-07
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A radical reinterpretation of the relationship of Judas and Jesus • Reexamines the role and the purpose the key figure of Judas played in the crucifixion story • Reveals how Judas was “betrayed” by Jesus, and how, taken to the limits of his humanity, he lost everything he most cherished on the path to his true self The familiar story of Judas, betrayer of Jesus, is striking because of its incomprehensibility. Why would one of Christ’s disciples and companions of the heart deliver him up to his enemies and a barbarous, ignominious, and certain death for thirty pieces of silver? Jean-Yves Leloup’s careful investigation of the gospels, various apocryphal texts, and most importantly the Coptic codex known as the Gospel of Judas, leads him to conclude that there is more to the familiar story of Judas than a simple demonstration, viewed through one man, of humanity’s inherent failings. The betrayal of Jesus to the Romans was Jesus’s idea, explains Leloup. Jesus persuaded Judas to play the role of “evil” in humankind by telling him that this enactment was crucial to God’s plan and would set Judas by Jesus’s side for eternity: “There where I am,” spoke Jesus to Judas, “is where I wish you, too, to be.” But to get there, Judas--a metaphorical representation of the darker side present in all human beings and the “shadow” counterpart to his Messiah dying on the cross-- must first shed all his human qualities. His failings of greed, deceit, and cowardice--and even his faith and hope--are washed away in the despair that engulfs him. A parallel moment occurs for Jesus on the cross, when he comes to know the despair of separation from God. The moment Judas “loses” his life and all that gave it meaning--his God, his law, his justice, his Messiah--is the very moment he finds that which cannot be discarded--life eternal. Thus, in the moment of his ultimate extremity, Judas receives Jesus’s true message and his intended gift.
The Gospel of Mary Magdalene
Author: Jean-Yves Leloup
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594776415
Pages: 208
Year: 2002-02-01
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Restores to the forefront of the Christian tradition the importance of the divine feminine • The first complete English-language translation of the original Coptic Gospel of Mary, with line-by-line commentary • Reveals the eminence of the divine feminine in Christian thought • Offers a new perspective on the life of one of the most controversial figures in the Western spiritual tradition Perhaps no figure in biblical scholarship has been the subject of more controversy and debate than Mary Magdalene. Also known as Miriam of Magdala, Mary Magdalene was considered by the apostle John to be the founder of Christianity because she was the first witness to the Resurrection. In most theological studies she has been depicted as a reformed prostitute, the redeemed sinner who exemplifies Christ's mercy. Today's reader can ponder her role in the gospels of Philip, Thomas, Peter, and Bartholomew--the collection of what have come to be known as the Gnostic gospels rejected by the early Christian church. Mary's own gospel is among these, but until now it has remained unknown to the public at large. Orthodox theologian Jean-Yves Leloup's translation of the Gospel of Mary from the Coptic and his thorough and profound commentary on this text are presented here for the first time in English. The gospel text and the spiritual exegesis of Leloup together reveal unique teachings that emphasize the eminence of the divine feminine and an abiding love of nature over the dualistic and ascetic interpretations of Christianity presented elsewhere. What emerges from this important source text and commentary is a renewal of the sacred feminine in the Western spiritual tradition and a new vision for Christian thought and faith throughout the world.
Compassion and Meditation
Author: Jean-Yves Leloup
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1620551101
Pages: 176
Year: 2009-06-25
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A profound reflection on how complementary themes in Buddhism and Christianity could serve as the basis for a truly ecumenical faith • Compares Zen meditation with the Greek Orthodox practice of Hesychasm (prayer of the heart) • Shows how Buddha and Jesus represent the distinct yet complementary values of meditation and compassion In Asian spiritual traditions the mountain traditionally symbolizes meditation while the ocean signifies compassion. Jean-Yves Leloup uses this metaphor to compare Buddhist and Christian approaches to meditation and compassion to reveal the similarities and divergences of these profound practices. Emphasizing their complementary nature, Leloup describes how Jesus and Buddha are necessary to one another and how together they form a complete system: Jesus as awakening through love, and Buddha as awakening through meditation. Where Buddha represents the forests, Jesus represents the trees. Buddha is brother to the universe, whereas Jesus is brother to humanity. Nevertheless, these two religious traditions have a profound common ground. Compassion is central to Buddhism, and meditation practices have been central to many Christian traditions. Both view murder, theft, and the destructive use of sexuality as great barriers to realizing our essential being, and both agree on the need to rise above them. Here, however, Leloup suggests that both faiths could benefit from the precepts of the other. The complementary aspects of Christianity and Buddhism offer the possibility for a truly profound ecumenical religion whose interfaith relations are based on deep understanding of the true meaning and practice of meditation and compassion and not merely shared goodwill.
Politics in America
Author: Lance T. LeLoup
Publisher:
ISBN: 0314472177
Pages: 573
Year: 1989
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Sarabande (for 2 Flutes).
Author: Le Loup
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 1
Year: 2002
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The Gospel of Thomas
Author: Jean-Yves Leloup
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594776393
Pages: 240
Year: 2005-02-16
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A new translation and analysis of the gospel that records the actual words of Jesus • Explores the gnostic significance of Jesus's teachings recorded in this gospel • Explains the true nature of the new man whose coming Jesus envisioned • Translated and interpreted by the author of the bestselling The Gospel of Mary Magdalene and The Gospel of Philip One of the cache of codices and manuscripts discovered in Nag Hammadi, the Gospel of Thomas, unlike the canonical gospels, does not contain a narrative recording Christ's life and prophecies. Instead it is a collection of his teachings--what he actually said. These 114 logia, or sayings, were collected by Judas Didymus Thomas, whom some claim to be Jesus's closest disciple. No sooner was this gospel uncovered from the sands of Upper Egypt than scholars and theologians began to bury it anew in a host of conflicting interpretations and polemics. While some say it is a hodgepodge from the canonical gospels, for others it is the source text from which all the gospel writers drew their material and inspiration. In this new translation of the Gospel of Thomas, Jean-Yves Leloup shows that the Jesus recorded by the "infinitely skeptical and infinitely believing" Thomas has much in common with gnostics of non-dualistic schools. Like them, Jesus preaches the coming of a new man, the genesis of the man of knowledge. In this gospel, Jesus describes a journey from limited to unlimited consciousness. The Jesus of Thomas invites us to drink deeply from the well of knowledge that lies within, not so that we may become good Christians but so we may attain the self-knowledge that will make each of us, too, a Christ.
On the Edge of Life
Author: Roger Leloup, Luke Spear
Publisher: 9th Cinebook
ISBN: 1905460325
Pages: 46
Year: 2007
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Follows the adventures of Yoko Tsuno, an electronics engineer who crosses the globe and travels through time and space.
Too Princessy!
Author: Jean Reidy
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1619632055
Pages: 32
Year: 2013-06-27
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TOO CIRCUSY, TOO CLOWNY, TOO PRINCESSY, TOO CROWNY! It's a rainy day, but not a single toy in the toy box seems fun enough for our adventuresome little girl. She tries everything from trucks to telescopes, puzzles to pianos, but nothing does the trick until she lets her creative sparks fly. In the spirit of the first two charmers, Too Purpley! and Too Pickley!, Reidy's sprightly text is again beautifully illustrated with Leloup's stylish art. Preschoolers will love to see and say all the games and toys the little girl tries, and adults will appreciate the celebration of imagination that is the best solution of all.
Cassandre et le loup
Author: Margarita Karapanou
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
ISBN:
Pages: 115
Year: 1976
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Hans Memling: Catalogue
Author: Dirk de Vos, D. Marechal, Willy Le Loup, Groeningemuseum
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 255
Year: 1994
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Too Pickley!
Author: Jean Reidy
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
ISBN: 1599906805
Pages: 26
Year: 2012-10-02
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Too wrinkly, too squishy, too fruity, too fishy! It's time to eat, but somebody doesn't like a single item on his plate. What's a picky eater to do? This romping text and stylishly bold art make for a delectable board book. Parents (and the picky eaters they love) will recognize themselves in the hilarious antics played out here, while the ending brings reassurance-and with a little luck, a clean plate.
Parties, Rules, and the Evolution of Congressional Budgeting
Author: Lance T. LeLoup
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
ISBN: 0814210074
Pages: 250
Year: 2005
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Le Loup Solitire
Author: Beaumont Dubois
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1976551633
Pages: 238
Year: 2017-09-18
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Rival members of the underworld, jealous of "Lone Wolf" Matthieu Papillion's success as a jewel thief, threaten to reveal his true identity unless he surrenders his independence and joins their "pack." Instead, Papillion determines to quit his life of crime, only to find the way blocked by the dauntless Lucienne Solange.
Computational Systems Biology
Author: Jean-Christophe Leloup, Didier Gonze, Albert Goldbeter
Publisher: Elsevier Inc. Chapters
ISBN: 0128070110
Pages: 548
Year: 2013-11-26
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Circadian rhythms originate from intertwined feedback processes in genetic regulatory networks. Computational models of increasing complexity have been proposed for the molecular mechanism of these rhythms, which occur spontaneously with a period on the order of 24h. We show that deterministic models for circadian rhythms in Drosophila account for a variety of dynamical properties, such as phase shifting or long-term suppression by light pulses and entrainment by light/dark cycles. Stochastic versions of these models allow us to examine how molecular noise affects the emergence and robustness of circadian oscillations. Finally, we present a deterministic model for the mammalian circadian clock and use it to address the dynamical bases of physiological disorders of the sleep/wake cycle in humans.

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