San Spirituality

San Spirituality

by David J. Lewis-Williams, D. G. Pearce
     
 

ISBN-10: 0759104328

ISBN-13: 9780759104327

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: AltaMira Press

Lewis-Williams and Pearce explore the spirituality of the South African desert people, primarily as revealed in the rock art. Their topics include mind, stone, spirit; a neurological interlude; cosmology, graves, and transition; Kalahari life in photographs; metaphors of transition; punctuated normality; controlling rain; transformations in reticulations; spirituality…  See more details below

Overview

Lewis-Williams and Pearce explore the spirituality of the South African desert people, primarily as revealed in the rock art. Their topics include mind, stone, spirit; a neurological interlude; cosmology, graves, and transition; Kalahari life in photographs; metaphors of transition; punctuated normality; controlling rain; transformations in reticulations; spirituality in society; Gotterdämmerung; and San spirituality today. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759104327
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
African Archaeology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,038,404
Product dimensions:
6.88(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
A note on the orthography
A note on san ethnography
1Mind, stone, spirit1
2Roots in the brain : a neurological interlude29
3Cosmology, graves, and transition39
4Kalahari life : a photographic background71
5Metaphors of transition81
6Punctuated normality109
7Controlling rain137
8Transformations in reticulations159
9Spirituality in society185
10Gotterdammerung205
11San spirituality today225

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