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
ISBN-10:
0789017520
ISBN-13:
9780789017529
Pub. Date:
12/28/2002
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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

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

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

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Second Edition Stanley Krippner Foreword to the First Editon Stephen Gilligan Introduction Sharon G. Mijares 1. Nurturing the Seeds of Sanity: A Buddhist Approach to Psychotherapy Karen Kissel Wegela 2. Rediscovering Christ, the Healer Dwight H. Judy 3. Tales of the Goddess: Healing Metaphors for Women Sharon G. Mijares 4. Kabbalistic Pathways for Growth and Healing Sheldon Z. Kramer 5. Indigenous Knowledge and Shamanic Ways: Inner Journeys and Soul Retrieval Sharon G. Mijares 6. The Key in the Dark: Self and Soul Transformation in the Sufi and Islamic Spiritual Traditions Neil Douglas-Klotz 7. Taoist Mind-Body Resources for Psychospiritual Health and Healing Benjamin R. Tong 8. The Yoga Path as a Way of Life Eleanor Criswell & Kartikeya C. Patel Conclusion Sharon G. Mijares Index

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