Shamanism / Edition 1

Shamanism / Edition 1

by Shirley Nicholson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0835606171

ISBN-13: 9780835606172

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: Quest Books


A powerful collection of essays from authors such as Mircea Eliade, Joan Halifax, Stanley Krippner, Brooke Medicine Eagle, Serge King, and Michael Harner on the mystifying phenomenon of shamanism around the world---what it is, how it works and why.

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A powerful collection of essays from authors such as Mircea Eliade, Joan Halifax, Stanley Krippner, Brooke Medicine Eagle, Serge King, and Michael Harner on the mystifying phenomenon of shamanism around the world---what it is, how it works and why.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780835606172
Publisher:
Quest Books
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Series:
Quest Book Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
324
Sales rank:
1,219,506
Product dimensions:
5.21(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword,
The Mind and Soul of the Shaman Jean Houston,
Acknowledgments,
Contributing Authors,
I The Shaman's Alternate Reality,
1 The Ancient Wisdom in Shamanic Cultures Michael Harner/Gary Doore,
2 Shamanism and Cosmology Mircea Eliade,
3 The Presence of Spirits in Magic and Madness Richard Noll,
4 Crazy Wisdom: The Shaman as Mediator of Realities Mary Schmidt,
5 Shamanism: An Archaic and/or Recent Belief System Mihály Hoppál,
II Shamanic States of Consciousness,
6 The Shaman: Master Healer in the Imaginary Realm Jeanne Achterberg,
7 Dreams and Shamanism Stanley Krippner,
8 Shamanism, ESP, and the Paranormal D. Scott Rogo,
9 Rolling Thunder at Work Jim Swan,
III Shamanic Traditions,
10 The Tamang Shamanism of Nepal Larry G. Peters,
11 Shamanism in the Jewish Tradition Rabbi Yonassan Gershom,
12 The Way of the Adventurer Serge King,
13 The Native American Prayer Pipe John Redtail Freesoul,
IV Shamanism and the Perennial Philosophy,
14 Shamanism, Mind, and No-Self Joan Halifax,
15 The Dreamtime, Mysticism, and Liberation: Shamanism in Australia Ven. E. Nandisvara Nayake Thero,
16 Transformation Process in Shamanism, Alchemy, and Yoga Ralph Metzner,
17 Shamanism and Theosophy Robert Ellwood,
V Shamanism in a Changing World,
18 The Shaman Within David Feinstein,
19 Lineage of the Sun Brooke Medicine Eagle,
20 Black Elk: Then and Now William Lyon,

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