plerosis

plerosis

An obsolete term for regeneration of tissues following a period of atrophy.
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If Hegel begins with Paul's notion of kenosis (emptying), he subordinates it to and fits it inside a larger story of plerosis, of the "pleroma," the fullness and completion of time, filling what is lacking in the body of Christ.
Plerosis and kenosis; understanding poetic language and its energies.
Plerosis, the filling of time with new beginnings, is characterised by a time of superabundant power, of wild, fruitful excess.
Armand creates a large text that exists within an ancient dialectical tension: "The archaic pre-Christian antinomies of kenosis and plerosis, emptying and filling, characteristic of early Middle Eastern civilizations, served largely as a generalized and suggestive context" (138).
Taylor (1982:105), a una "teoria general-del placer" que pone como elemento comun a todos los placeres, corporales o mentales, un proceso de plerosis o replecion.
La replecion en que consiste el placer termina, pues, siendo un proceso fisio-psiquico, pues incluso en el caso de los placeres somaticos, es psyche la que percibe la plerosis.
1 Andras Hamori, On the Art of Medieval Arabic Literature (Princeton, 1974), has drawn on Mauss's notions of ritual and on kenosis and plerosis.
Kenosis is epitomized by the rituals of: washing or cleansing, removal of impurity, confession and repentance, and Plerosis is characterized by rebirth and new life through rituals of, Merging from the water.