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ex·o·ter·ic

(ek'sō-ter'ik),
Of external origin; arising outside the organism.
[G. exōterikos, outer]

ex·o·ter·ic

(eks'ō-ter'ik)
Of external origin; arising outside the organism.
[G. exōterikos, outer]
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(16) See Yakar, "Exoteric and Esoteric Dimensions of Prayer."
Sufis' lack of interest in exoteric Islam and religious rules has always been a point of conflict between the Sufis and the clerics."
From the failure to secure publication, of course, one has to conclude that Wiechert misjudged the delicate balance between camouflaging a dissident message while simultaneously offering a "safe," exoteric reading.
Lambourn James Burn Exoteric (6.40 Wolverhampton, nap) Newcomer is held in high regard by Charlie Hills and is related to a couple of horses who ran well first time out.
(3)This concept was introduced in 1959 by William Hugh Jansen to explain the ideas or images groups of people hold about themselves and what they believe others think about them (esoteric) as well as those they hold about other groups of people (exoteric).
Weinersmith's cartoon depicts a world in which humans are pushed into ever more absurd, exoteric jobs.
For our purposes here those inconsistencies will be dichotomised with a Straussian methodology of 'double truth' (Smith, 2009: 3)--distinguishing between esoteric and exoteric neoliberalisms.
have almost entirely lost their esoteric core with its emphasis on initiation into a secret wisdom gained by following a required path and by accepting the disciplines of the esoteric order." Of course, "This element is only available to an elite minority and can only be understood through an appreciation of the symbols that are hidden within exoteric religion" (37).
It did not succeed; at least short-term as Hitler's Germany crushed France in 1940, bringing to an end Bataille's exoteric College de Sociologie and his esoteric radical Acephale.
This compilation continues the tradition of sufi malfuz literature and discusses many aspects of both esoteric and exoteric relevance.8
The exoteric aspect of the truth without the esoteric aspect is hypocrisy, and the esoteric without the exoteric is heresy.