Inuit Shamanism and Christianity: Transitions and by Frédéric B. Laugrand, Jarich G. Oosten

By Frédéric B. Laugrand, Jarich G. Oosten

Utilizing archival fabric and oral testimony amassed in the course of workshops in Nunavut among 1996 and 2008, Frederic Laugrand and Jarich Oosten supply a nuanced examine Inuit faith, providing a robust counter narrative to the concept that conventional Inuit tradition declined post-contact. They express that establishing a dichotomy among a earlier pointed out with conventional tradition and a gift regarding Christianity obscures the continuity and dynamics of Inuit society, which has lengthy borrowed and tailored "outside" components. They argue that either Shamanism and Christianity are always altering within the Arctic and concepts of transformation and transition are essential to comprehend either how the ideology of a searching society formed Inuit Christian cosmology and the way Christianity replaced Inuit shamanic traditions.
Inuit Shamanism and Christianity is very worthwhile in distinguishing among the impression of Anglican, Catholic, and, extra lately, Pentecostal and Evangelical hobbies and in delineating the ways that Shamanism nonetheless impacts smooth existence in Inuit groups.

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White Spells: Magic for Love, Money & Happiness (White by Ileana Abrev

By Ileana Abrev

Do you need to make your international a greater position? the ability is yours, and the trail is true in entrance of you. White magic is alive on this planet, and you may use it to forged spells of sunshine, existence, and love anywhere you cross. you will adore those basic, confident spells that enliven your international and draw the good stuff in existence to you. With candles, shades, particular baths, crystals, and herbs, you could allure love and health whereas elimination unfavourable affects. in the event you ever inspiration spellcasting was once spooky or tricky, this little publication will set your brain at relaxation. those spells are so simple as may be, and such a lot will be performed with stuff you most likely have already got at domestic. connect to your confident religious powers, and make a superb, magical transformation on your lifestyles!

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"No Religion Higher Than Truth": A History of the by Maria Carlson

By Maria Carlson

One of the several types of occultism renowned in the course of the Russian Silver Age (1890-1914), smooth Theosophy was once via some distance the main intellectually major. this modern gnostic gospel used to be invented and disseminated via Helena Blavatsky, an expatriate Russian with an enthusiasm for Buddhist idea and a genius for self-promotion. What distinct Theosophy from the opposite varieties of "mysticism"--the spiritualism, desk turning, fortune-telling, and magic--that involved the Russian intelligentsia of the interval? In answering this question, Maria Carlson bargains the 1st scholarly research of a debatable yet very important stream in its Russian context.

Carlson's is the one paintings in this subject written by way of an highbrow historian no longer ideologically dedicated to Theosophy. putting Mme Blavatsky and her "secret doctrine" in a Russian surroundings, the booklet additionally discusses self reliant Russian Theosophical circles and the influence of the Theosophical-Anthroposophical schism in Russia. It surveys the lively polemics of the Theosophists and their critics, demonstrates Theosophy's function within the philosophical dialogues of the Russian artistic intelligentsia, and chronicles the loss of life of the circulation after 1917. by way of exploring this lengthy missed point of the Silver Age, Carlson significantly enriches our wisdom of fin-de-sicle Russian culture.

Originally released in 1993.

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Crystal Vision Through Crystal Gazing by Frater Achad

By Frater Achad

Or the Crystal as a Stepping Stone to transparent imaginative and prescient. a pragmatic Treatise at the actual price of Crystal observing. Contents: The lesser crystal sphere; The better crystal sphere; common crystalline sphere; A attention of the traditional tools; additional issues the tools of Dr. Dee and Sir Edward Kelly; Attainment of crystal imaginative and prescient; the last word crystal.

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