Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom: Psychological Healing Practices from the World's Religious Traditions / Edition 1

Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom: Psychological Healing Practices from the World's Religious Traditions / Edition 1

by Sharon G. Mijares
     
 

This anthology of psychospiritual healing methods offers ancient techniques for practitioners in psychology and religious study. Mijares, a self- relations psychotherapist, edits contributions from experts in a range of religious and spiritual backgrounds focusing on the healing potential of prayer, meditation, controlled breathing and other spiritual disciplines.… See more details below

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This anthology of psychospiritual healing methods offers ancient techniques for practitioners in psychology and religious study. Mijares, a self- relations psychotherapist, edits contributions from experts in a range of religious and spiritual backgrounds focusing on the healing potential of prayer, meditation, controlled breathing and other spiritual disciplines. Some of the areas covered include the Buddhist concept of Brilliant Sanity; the Goddess tradition; Kabbalistic paths to healing; and Hindu yoga techniques. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789017529
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
David Fulton / Nasen Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editor
Contributors
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Buddhism15
Ch. 1Nurturing the Seeds of Sanity: A Buddhist Approach to Psychotherapy17
Christianity43
Ch. 2Rediscovering Christ, the Healer45
Goddess Spirituality71
Ch. 3Tales of the Goddess: Healing Metaphors for Women73
Judaism97
Ch. 4Jewish Spiritual Pathways for Growth and Healing99
Native American Psychospirituality123
Ch. 5Dancing the Circle: Native American Concepts of Healing125
Sufism147
Ch. 6The Key in the Dark: Self and Soul Transformation in the Sufi Tradition149
Taoism173
Ch. 7Taoist Mind-Body Resources for Psychological Health and Healing175
Yoga and Hinduism199
Ch. 8The Yoga Path: Awakening from the Dream201
Conclusion227
Index237

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