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11884Re: emic / etic

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  • pmcvflag
    Feb 2, 2006
      Ok, Mike and Cari, I am taking notes... keep 'em comming.

      PMCV

      --- In gnosticism2@yahoogroups.com, lady_caritas <no_reply@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > --- In gnosticism2@yahoogroups.com, Mike Leavitt <ac998@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hello pmcvflag
      > >
      > > On 02/01/06, you wrote:
      > >
      > > > I was thinking of maybe making another lexicon like the one I
      > made
      > > > of Gnostic (and Platonist) terms, only with these academic
      terms
      > > > that one may come across in books dealing with Gnosticism from
      an
      > > > historical perspective.
      > > >
      > > > Etic, Emic, Apophatic, Docetic, etc...
      > > >
      > > > Can anyone think of any other terms that often come up?
      > > >
      > > > PMCV
      > >
      > > Encrantism for one, and its opposite, the official name of which
      > > eludes me right now. Also the Platonic idea(l) should be
      defined,
      > as
      > > it had so much influence on gnosticism.
      > >
      > > Regards
      > > --
      > > Mike Leavitt ac998_@_lafn._org remove -'s
      > >
      >
      >
      > Mike, if "encratism" would signify devaluation of or even
      despising
      > bodily pleasures, then perhaps its opposite might be something
      > like "libertinism" or even "antinomianism"? I believe PMCV
      already
      > has "antinomianism" in his current lexicon, but not the others.
      So,
      > in addition to defining terms, if there is any interest,
      > comparison/contrast with other academic terms might be helpful,
      too.
      >
      > For instance, PMCV, your lexicon has "syncretism." You often like
      to
      > distinguish this term from "eclecticism," which is not on the
      current
      > list. Likewise, "docetism" (on the current list) might be
      compared
      > to "adoptionism."
      >
      > Just some ideas.
      >
      > Cari
      >
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