College Dublin) traces the continuous road from resoluteness to releasement
as manifest in German philosopher Martin Heidegger's (1889-1976) recurring appeal to authenticity.
The author hopes to help others by telling her story and sharing her knowledge of spiritual releasement
It is, however, a self-fashioning, insofar as it is a relationship one takes up to Christ through one's releasement
from oneself in the practice of the four techniques.
This is possible because of an iconclastic releasement
of the anxiety-ridden urge to be one's own guarantor, an emptying of the need to be totally satisfied and securely in control of one's destiny.
57) Of course, it may be entirely true that our releasement
into the mystery of being grants us "the possibility of dwelling in the world in a totally different way.
Over the initial few sessions I did assist my young client in a white light meditation from Spirit Releasement
Therapy by William Baldwin (1992, pp.
Skillas chronicles the crippling panic attacks, sleep disorders and hypertension with which he struggled for years - and details the system of hypnotherapy, past life regression, spirit releasement
therapy and parts therapy that ultimately saved his life and, he says, can help others with their own problems.
Thus what is required for the Christian, or better, what defines Christian maturity, an ever-fuller releasement
to this mysterious mode of being, is an ever deeper appropriation of the social, historical, and cultural discourses, practices, and networks in which human identity and experience is caught, elaborated, even produced, disciplined, and contested.
The books Lustenberger sent, both published by Crossroad, were Releasement
, Spirituality for Ministry, and Embraced by Compassion: On Human Longing and Divine Response.
60) Heidegger's Memorial Address presented in honor of the German composer Conradin Kreutzer concludes with an adage from the German poet Johann Peter Hebel: "If releasement
(Gelassenheit) toward things and openness to the mystery awaken within us, we then should arrive at a path that will lead to a new ground and foundation.
William Baldwin on "Spirit Releasement
Therapy" was well-attended and thought-provoking.