Practice of Dream Healing

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Asklepios was the gentle Greek god of healing. Like Christ, he was said to have walked the earth performing miracle cures. His medicine was practiced by priests who interpreted patients' dreams in which the god gave advice. Dr. Tick's classic work explores dream-healing techniques from this ancient tradition.

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Overview

Asklepios was the gentle Greek god of healing. Like Christ, he was said to have walked the earth performing miracle cures. His medicine was practiced by priests who interpreted patients' dreams in which the god gave advice. Dr. Tick's classic work explores dream-healing techniques from this ancient tradition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780835607995
  • Publisher: Quest Books
  • Publication date: 7/1/2001
  • Edition description: 1ST QUEST
  • Pages: 318
  • Sales rank: 1,398,947
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Preface xix
Part I Invocation and Call
1 The Women of Troy: Epidauros, 1987 3
Part II Myth, Method, and Meaning
2 The Myth of Asklepios 17
3 Dream, Myth, and Ritual 35
Part III An Asklepian Pilgrimage
4 Conscious Mythmaking 43
5 Birthplace and Homeland: Trikka, 1300 BCE 47
6 Healing Sanctuary: Epidauros, 600 BCE 55
7 Earth-Walking Savior: Korinth, 480 BCE 61
8 Raising the Dead: Troizen, 480-428 BCE 69
9 Beautiful and Besieged: Athens, 429-420 BCE 77
10 The Father of Medicine: Kos, 400 BCE 87
11 To the Imperial City: Rome, 291 BCE 99
12 Harmonizing Science and Spirit: Ephesus, 100 CE 107
13 The Ancient Psychiatrist: Pergamum, 150-170 CE 115
14 Asklepios and Christ: The Roman Empire, 300-500 CE 133
Part IV Asklepian Healing Today
15 A Saint in the Mountains: Krete, 2000 149
16 Modern Dream Healing 155
17 The Ship of Death and Life: Greece, 1995 173
18 "What Dream the God Has Sent": Pergamum, 1998 189
19 Sokrates on Krete: Lebena, 2000 205
20 The Snake Returns 217
21 Asklepios Makes House Calls 231
22 The Future of Asklepian Medicine 241
Part V Benediction
23 The Blessing of Asklepios: Pergamum, 1998 263
Notes 267
Index 285
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