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Encyclopedia of Creation Myths
Encyclopedia of Creation Myths

A myth is a narrative projection of a given cultural group's sense of its sacred past and its significant relationship with the deeper powers of the surrounding world and universe. A myth is a projection of an aspect of a culture's soul. In its complex but revealing symbolism, a myth is to a culture what a dream is to an...

The Children of Now: Crystalline Children, Indigo Children, Star Kids, Angels on Earth, and the Phenomenon of Transitional Children
The Children of Now: Crystalline Children, Indigo Children, Star Kids, Angels on Earth, and the Phenomenon of Transitional Children

"The Children of Now is powerful and profound while at the same time quite practical. This should be required reading for anyone who works with children and everyone who has children."
--Lynn Andrews author of 19 books including The New York Times best-sellers Medicine Woman and Jaguar Woman

"The Children...

Borderlands Saints: Secular Sanctity in Chicano/a and Mexican Culture (Latinidad: Transnational Cultures in the United States)
Borderlands Saints: Secular Sanctity in Chicano/a and Mexican Culture (Latinidad: Transnational Cultures in the United States)

In Borderlands Saints, Desirée A. Martín examines the rise and fall of popular saints and saint-like figures in the borderlands of the United States and Mexico. Focusing specifically on Teresa Urrea (La Santa de Cabora), Pancho...

Alchemy and Psychotherapy: Post-Jungian Perspectives
Alchemy and Psychotherapy: Post-Jungian Perspectives

Alchemical symbols are part of popular culture, most recently popularised in the Harry Potter books. Alchemy intrigued Carl Jung, the founder of analytical psychology. It inspired him as he wrote ‘the Red Book’ - the journal of his voyage of internal discovery. He devoted much of his life to it, using alchemical symbols as...

The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage (Oxford Studies in Late Antiquity)
The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage (Oxford Studies in Late Antiquity)
In this book, Angelika Neuwirth provides a new approach to understanding the founding text of Islam. Typical exegesis of the Qur'an treats the text teleologically, as a fait accompli finished text, or as a replica or summary of the Bible in Arabic. Instead Neuwirth approaches the Qur'an as the product of a specific...
Moon Machu Picchu: With Lima, Cusco & the Inca Trail (Travel Guide)
Moon Machu Picchu: With Lima, Cusco & the Inca Trail (Travel Guide)
Mystical, timeless, and full of adventure: embark on the trip of a lifetime to the jewel of Peru with Moon Machu Picchu. Inside you'll find:
  • Strategic trekking guides, including two to four days on the Inca Trail, five days on the Salcantay, and an Inca Jungle Trail...
Sacred Wells: A Study in the History, Meaning, and Mythology of Holy Wells & Waters
Sacred Wells: A Study in the History, Meaning, and Mythology of Holy Wells & Waters
Sacred wells are recognized around the world, in nearly every culture and in every age. Long associated with feminine, divine power they are also seen as places of healing, magick,1 wisdom and sources to the Other World. Some believe that these wells were originally created to bring the moon and its powers to the earth, at least in its reflection....
The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Or The After-Death Experiences on the Bardo Plane
The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Or The After-Death Experiences on the Bardo Plane
"Dr. Evans-Wentz, who literally sat at the feet of a Tibetan lama for years in order to acquire his wisdom...not only displays a deeply sympathetic interest in those esoteric doctrines so characteristic of the genius of the East, but likewise possesses the rare faculty of making them more or less intelligible to the layman."--Anthropology...
Sacred Schisms: How Religions Divide
Sacred Schisms: How Religions Divide
Schism (from the Greek 'to split') refers to a group that breaks away from another, usually larger organisation and forms a new organisation. Though the term is typically confined to religious schisms, it can be extended to other kinds of breakaway groups. Because schisms emerge out of controversies, the term has negative connotations. Though they...
Sacred Geometry: Philosophy and Practice (Art and Imagination)
Sacred Geometry: Philosophy and Practice (Art and Imagination)
About the Art & Imagination Series: Explore a range of interests, philosophies, religions, and cultures—from Kabbalah to Freemasonry, Buddhism to Hinduism, myth to magic. The distinguished authors bring a wealth of knowledge, visionary thinking, and accessible writing to each intriguing subject in these lavishly...
Younger Next Year: The Exercise Program: Use the Power of Exercise to Reverse Aging and Stay Strong, Fit, and Sexy
Younger Next Year: The Exercise Program: Use the Power of Exercise to Reverse Aging and Stay Strong, Fit, and Sexy
The definitive exercise book that the one-million-plus readers of the Younger Next Year® series have been waiting for—and the exercise book that takes the intimidation out of starting a workout routine. Based on the science that shows how we can turn back our biological clocks by a combination of aerobics and strength fitness,...
Sufis in Western Society: Global Networking and Locality (Routledge Sufi)
Sufis in Western Society: Global Networking and Locality (Routledge Sufi)

In recent years Sufism has undergone something of a revival as a spiritual alternative to other manifestations of Islam. This book investigates the development of Sufism in Western societies, with a regional focus on North America and Europe. Exploring a number of issues relating to the dynamic tensions between religious globalization processes...

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