Greeting the Angels

Greeting the Angels
  • Author : Greg Mogenson
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 03 November 2016
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This book, written in the genre of "Imaginal Psychology", presents the imaginal dimension of the mourning process. The "angels" it greets are the interior figures who greet the bereaved during the course of their mourning process. In memory, reverie, and dream, images of the dead return to heal and be healed. As the bereaved enter into relationship with these images, the grief in which they are sequestered is particularized and individualized into the precise nuances of significance which make mourning

Imaginal Love

Imaginal Love
  • Author : Tom Cheetham
  • Publisher : Spring Publications
  • Release : 01 May 2015
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Corbin's work on the role of imagination in the religions and its fundamental place in human life has had a lasting and wide-ranging influence on contemporary poetry and the humanities. Among his most influential readers were the poets Charles Olson and Robert Duncan and the archetypal psychologist James Hillman. Central to their common vision is the creative power of language, understood not as a human invention but as a fundamental feature of reality. This new book by philosopher, biologist, poet,

Saving Beauty a Memoir of Love, Desire and Multiple Sclerosis

Saving Beauty a Memoir of Love, Desire and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Author : Harvey A. Kaplan
  • Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing
  • Release : 01 October 2009
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Does love have its limits? Are couples challenged beyond what they can handle when one becomes ill? How does one cope in the face of a devastating, debilitating disease that has come to steal your loved one from you? Saving Beauty is a deeply personal narrative of a marriage transformed by the emergence of a serious illness. Dr. Kaplan shares his touching story of loving a beautiful woman ravaged by multiple sclerosis. A tale of love, sensitivity and strength emerge

The Labyrinths of Love

The Labyrinths of Love
  • Author : Lee Irwin
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 09 October 2019
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Labyrinths of Love is an interdisciplinary examination of the self, psyche, and soul, providing a comparative analysis from religious, paranormal research and transpersonal theory perspectives. The work creates a unique synthesis that unfolds what it means to be human and demonstrates a visionary epistemology of the self.

Imagination in the Western Psyche

Imagination in the Western Psyche
  • Author : Jonathan Erickson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 August 2019
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Imagination in the Western Psyche: From Ancient Greece to Modern Neuroscience offers a comprehensive treatment of the human imagination by integrating the rich discourse on imagination in the humanities with modern neuroscientific research. This book is the first to offer an integrated understanding of imagination from both a humanistic (i.e., historical, philosophical, cultural, depth psychological) and scientific perspective. The book presents neurobiological accounts that align with prominent theories in Jungian and archetypal psychology and offers a window into the

The Essential James Hillman

The Essential James Hillman
  • Author : James Hillman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 31 October 2013
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First published in 1990. James Hillman is one of the leading figures in archetypal psychology and one of the most creative minds in psychology. This anthology of his writings presents carefully selected, choice passages from many of his seminal essays and work on archetypal psychology. Fundamental themes in Hillman's thought form the chapters of the book: poetic basis of mind, psychological polytheism, dreams, love, therapy. The book is intended for the reader who wants an overview or introduction to his highly

The Meaning of Mary Magdalene

The Meaning of Mary Magdalene
  • Author : Cynthia Bourgeault
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 14 September 2010
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Mary Magdalene is one of the most influential symbols in the history of Christianity—yet, if you look in the Bible, you’ll find only a handful of verses that speak of her. How did she become such a compelling saint in the face of such paltry evidence? In her effort to answer that question, Cynthia Bourgeault examines the Bible, church tradition, art, legend, and newly discovered texts to see what’s there. She then applies her own reasoning and

Listening to Ayahuasca

Listening to Ayahuasca
  • Author : Rachel Harris, PhD
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Release : 14 February 2017
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Used for thousands of years by indigenous tribes of the Amazon rain forest, the mystical brew ayahuasca is now becoming increasingly popular in the West. Psychologist Rachel Harris here shares her own healing experiences and draws on her original research (the largest study of ayahuasca use in North America) into the powerful medicine’s effects on depression, addiction, PTSD, and anxiety. In this wide-ranging and personal exploration, Harris details ayahuasca’s risks and benefits, helping readers clarify their intentions and

Aikido as Transformative and Embodied Pedagogy

Aikido as Transformative and Embodied Pedagogy
  • Author : Michael A. Gordon
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 July 2019
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Drawing on the author’s lifelong practice in the non-competitive and defensive Japanese art of Aikido, this book examines education as self-cultivation, from a Japanese philosophy (e.g. Buddhist) perspective. Contemplative practices, such as secular mindfulness meditation, are being increasingly integrated into pedagogical settings to enhance social and emotional learning and well-being and to address stress-induced overwhelm due to increased pressures on the education system and its constituents. The chapters in this book explore the various ways, through the lens

Spiritual Herstories

Spiritual Herstories
  • Author : Amanda Williamson,Barbara Sellers-Young
  • Publisher : Intellect Books
  • Release : 15 January 2020
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This is a collection of works by internationally recognised women leading the field of dance research and spirituality across the globe. Building on current soulful research scholarship in the discipline, these authors offer extensive and detailed research into spirituality, dance, gender, religion, and somatics women-centred dance research. Written by women dance scholars in higher education, this evocative and illuminating work highlights a growing discourse on gendered leadership in dance research. Spiritual Herstories provides new pathways and innovative research methods that

Acorns: Windows High-Tide Foghat

Acorns: Windows High-Tide Foghat
  • Author : Joshua Morris
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 23 January 2013
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Acorns delineates the future of humanity as a reunification of intellect with the Deep Self. Having chosen to focus upon ego (established securely by the time of Christ), much more beta brain wave development will destroy our species and others, which process has already begun. We create our own realities through beliefs, intents and desires and we were in and out of probabilities constantly. Feelings follow beliefs, not the other way around.

Liquid Light

Liquid Light
  • Author : G. William Barnard
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 07 June 2022
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The Santo Daime is a syncretic religion that arose in the Amazon region of Brazil in the middle of the twentieth century and now has churches throughout the world. Its spiritual practice is based around the sacramental use of ayahuasca, a psychedelic brew consumed only within regular ceremonies. In Liquid Light, G. William Barnard—an initiate of the religion and a scholar of religious studies—considers the religious practice and transformative inner experiences of the Santo Daime community. Immersing readers

Nature in Mind

Nature in Mind
  • Author : Roger Duncan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 July 2018
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Nature in Mind explores a kind of madness at the core of the developed world that has separated the growth of human cultural systems from the destruction of the environment on which these systems depend. It is now becoming increasingly clear that the contemporary Western lifestyle not only has a negative impact on the ecosystems of the earth but also has a detrimental effect on human health and psychological wellbeing. The book compares the work of Gregory Bateson and Henry