Apparitions, Healings, and Weeping Madonnas: Christianity and the Paranormal

Apparitions, Healings, and Weeping Madonnas: Christianity and the Paranormal

by Lisa J. Schwebel
     
 

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The present volume examines a broad range of phenomena that have been put forward as direct interventions by God in the human realm. It looks at them through the lens of theology, but it also leans on recent developments in the field of parapsychology, a discipline that studies unusual psychic abilities. The two threads of inquiry complement each other, shedding new…  See more details below

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The present volume examines a broad range of phenomena that have been put forward as direct interventions by God in the human realm. It looks at them through the lens of theology, but it also leans on recent developments in the field of parapsychology, a discipline that studies unusual psychic abilities. The two threads of inquiry complement each other, shedding new light on the processes of religious experience and inviting a new appreciation of the human yearning for the transcendent.

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ISBN-13:
9780809142231
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Publication date:
01/05/2004
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.33(d)

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