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- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89
This book is the sequel to Robert Forman's well-received collection, The Problem of Pure Consciousness (Oxford, 1990). The essays in the earlier volume argued that some mystical experiences do not seem to be formed or shaped by the language system--a thesis that stands in sharp contradistinction to deconstruction in general and to the "constructivist"... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
Over the past decade the academic study of emotion has developed very substantially across a number of disciplines, including religious studies. This anthology is the first collection of recent papers addressing the topic of religion and emotion. The selected pieces-each a foundational essay in this rapidly evolving field-examine attitudes toward and... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 87.99
Listed in Today's Books, Book Register as a "!!!Must Read" title. "This book is really a manual that every therapist should have, if he or she does not already have the knowledge and insight contained within its pages. ...Infinitely enjoyable"-- PsycCRITIQUES Religious upbringing influences people in ways that are difficult or impossible to describe;... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00
How tricksters, laughter, sacred clowns, and holy fools play an essential role in bridging the gap between the human and divine more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95
Abgrall, a practicing psychiatrist and professional criminologist who won a case against the Scientologists in Europe, has spent 15 years researching cult phenomena. Well organized and readable. This book is recommended for public and academic libraries. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 24.95 US$ 17.46
Why is revenge such a pervasive and destructive problem? How can we create a future in which revenge is less common and forgiveness is more common? Psychologist Michael McCullough argues that the key to a more forgiving, less vengeful world is to understand the evolutionary forces that gave rise to these intimately human instincts and the social forces... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2008; US$ 15.99
In our current era of holy terror, passionate faith has come to seem like a present danger. Writers such as Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens have been happy to throw the baby out with the bathwater and declare that the danger is in religion itself. God, Hitchens writes, is not great. But man, according to George E. Vaillant, M.D.,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
BONUS: This edition contains a The Sabbath World discussion guide. What is the Sabbath, anyway? The holy day of rest? The first effort to protect the rights of workers? A smart way to manage stress in a world in which computers never get turned off and work never comes to an end? Or simply an oppressive, outmoded rite? In The Sabbath World, Judith... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Why have we humans always longed to connect with something larger than ourselves? Why does consciousness inevitably involve us in a spiritual quest? Why, in short, won't God go away? Theologians, philosophers, and psychologists have debated this question through the ages, arriving at a range of contradictory and ultimately unprovable answers. But in... more...