PSYCHOLOGY, RELIGION, AND SPIRITUALITY sts who were fascinated with religion began to study and write about it. Theologians and religious practitioners have responded to this literature, producing a fascinating dialogue that deals with our fundamental und- standings about the human person and our place in the world. This book provides an..
SPIRITUALITY AND THE AWAKENING SELF: THE SACRED JOURNEY OF TRANSFORMATION ney of becoming. This journey defines our humanity, for it is a journey toward our source and our fulfillment, described in Christian theology as union with God. If we remain open to God as our sense of self awakens, we experience a deeper consciousness of being in him. The self that emerges during ..
THE "GOD" PART OF THE BRAIN: A SCIENTIFIC INTERPRETATION OF HUMAN SPIRITUALITY AND GOD ur existence, your place in the world, or wondered at the origins of spirituality and religion, then this text is essential reading. It explains how our spiritual behaviour patterns are evolutionary adaptations of the realisation that death is inevitable and inescapable...
GOSPEL ACCORDING TO HARRY POTTER: SPIRITUALITY IN THE STORIES OF THE WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS SEEKER rious-minded consideration of the themes in the popular Harry Potter stories. Connie Neal explores Harry Potter's world and stories alongside the biblical characters, stories and grand themes that can captivate our imaginations and satisfy our longings for another world beyond our own. Contrary to t..
SPORT AND SPIRITUALITY: AN INTRODUCTION an measure many aspects of human performance but the spiritual dimensions of sport experience are less easily quantifiable. Exploring the spiritual dimensions of sport, this study looks at the human aspects of the sport experience. It is for students of sport studies, & sport & health psycho..
BUDDHISM (RELIGION, SCRIPTURES & SPIRITUALITY) Wayshower," lived in the sixth century BCE in the Hindu culture of an area near modern Nepal. After six years as a Hindu ascetic, Siddhartha renounced asceticism after discovering that clear-mindfulness, not the pain of ascetic practice, is the key to spiritual understanding. He sought a new kind of..
REALITY, SPIRITUALITY AND MODERN MAN (POWER VS FORCE #7) progressive series based on the revelations of consciousness research. It describes in detail how to discern not only truth from falsehood but also the illusion of appearance from the actual core of reality. The text explains how to differentiate perception from essence, and thereby enables the read..
THE CLOUD OF UNKNOWING (CLASSICS OF WESTERN SPIRITUALITY) h monk during the late fourteenth century, The Cloud of Unknowing is a sublime expression of what separates God from humanity and is widely regarded as a hallmark of Western literature and spirituality. A work of simplicity, courage, and lucidity, it is a contemplative classic on the deep mysteries ..
SPIRITUAL BYPASSING: WHEN SPIRITUALITY DISCONNECTS US FROM WHAT REALLY MATTERS of spiritual beliefs to avoid dealing with painful feelings, unresolved wounds, and developmental needs—is so pervasive that it goes largely unnoticed. The spiritual ideals of any tradition, whether Christian commandments or Buddhist precepts, can provide easy justification for practitioners to du..
A GOD THAT COULD BE REAL: SPIRITUALITY, SCIENCE, AND THE FUTURE OF OUR PLANET cience, religion, and philosophy for agnostic, spiritual-but-not-religious, and scientifically minded readers
Many people are fed up with the way traditional religion alienates them: too easily it can perpetuate conflict, vilify science, and undermine reason. Nancy Abrams, a philosopher of scienc..