Silent Music: The Science of Meditation / Edition 2

Silent Music: The Science of Meditation / Edition 2

by William Johnston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0823217744

ISBN-13: 9780823217748

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: Fordham University Press

Silent Music breaks down the barriers between science and religion, as well as between religions themselves, in order to extrapolate a comprehensive understanding of the "science of meditation." Johnston explores the concept of meditation from all perspectives in a rich account that runs the gamut from friendship to biofeedback. Understanding all approaches and…  See more details below

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Silent Music breaks down the barriers between science and religion, as well as between religions themselves, in order to extrapolate a comprehensive understanding of the "science of meditation." Johnston explores the concept of meditation from all perspectives in a rich account that runs the gamut from friendship to biofeedback. Understanding all approaches and incorporating them into a united vision, Silent Music reveals as new way of understanding the mystical and our search for wisdom in the modern world. Included is a glossary of terms and an index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823217748
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface9
1The meditation movement15
2The new science22
3Brainwave and biofeedback32
4The science of mysticism45
5Initiation55
6The road to ecstasy68
7Return to the market-place80
8A perilous journey92
9Meditation, therapy and passive energy107
10The healing of the mind114
11The deeper healing123
12Cosmic healing132
13Meditation and intimacy141
14Mystical Friendship149
15Friendship - the cosmic dimension160
16Convergence169
Glossary of words used in the text175
Books and articles quoted in the text179
Index181

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