Originally Published In
Goodenough, U. (2001). Vertical and horizontal transcendence. Zygon, 36(1), 21-31. DOI: 10.1111/0591-2385.00337
Transcendence is explored from two perspectives: the traditional concept wherein the origination of the sacred is “out there,” and the alternate concept wherein the sacred originates “here.” Each is evaluated from the perspectives of aesthetics and hierarchy. Both forms of transcendence are viewed as essential to the full religious life.
Goodenough, Ursula, "Vertical and Horizontal Transcendence" (2001). Biology Faculty Publications & Presentations. 93.