Mutants And Mystics : and science fiction. from superman and batman...

Mutants and Mystics : land of superheroes and science fiction. from

Mutants and Mystics and Batman to the Fantastic Four and the X-Men, these pop-culture juggernauts, with their...

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

X-Men, these pop-culture juggernauts, with their "powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

abilities far beyond those of mortal men," thrilled readers and audiences—and simultaneously embodied a

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simultaneously embodied a host of our dreams and fears about modern life and the

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Mutants And Mystics : and fans alike explore and express a wealth...

Mutants and Mystics : helped their creators and fans alike explore and

Mutants and Mystics express a wealth of paranormal experiences ignored by mainstream science. Delving deeply into the work...

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

mainstream science. Delving deeply into the work of major figures in the field--from Jack Kirby's

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

major figures in the field--from Jack Kirby's cosmic superhero sagas and Philip K. Dick's futuristic

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Philip K. Dick's futuristic head-trips to Alan Moore's sex magic and Whitley Strieber's communion with

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Roads Of Excess, Palaces Of Wisdom : to the palace of wisdom.

Roads of Excess, Palaces of Wisdom : of excess leads to the palace

Roads of Excess, Palaces of Wisdom Inspired by these poetic terms, Jeffrey J. Kripal reveals how the works of scholars of mysticism...

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

reveals how the works of scholars of mysticism are often rooted in their own mystical experiences,

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

are often rooted in their own mystical experiences, "roads of excess," which can both lead to

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which can both lead to important insights into these scholars' works and point us to our

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The Day Your Heart Broke In Your Eyes : of recognition the angels of recognition and marcia...

The Day Your Heart Broke in Your Eyes : eyes the book of recognition the angels of

The Day Your Heart Broke in Your Eyes Recognition and Marcia Brennan, Ph.D. The Day Your Heart Broke In Your Eyes: The...

Author : Marcia Brennan

Heart Broke In Your Eyes: The Book of Recognition is an angelically channeled text

Publisher : Blue Dolphin Pub

Recognition is an angelically channeled text that is both eye opening and heart opening.

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and heart opening. Featuring twelve chapters organized in ascending order, the book begins with

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Secret Body : kripal crystallizes his twenty-five years of work...

Secret Body : of religions jeffrey kripal crystallizes his twenty-five

Secret Body of work on two aspects of the contemporary study of religion: the erotic...

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

study of religion: the erotic expression of mystical experience and the rise of

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

experience and the rise of the paranormal in American culture. Combining elements of

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elements of memoir, manifesto, and anthology (a Kripal Reader, as it were), Secret

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Kali's Child : ramakrishna paramahamsa, a 19th-century bengali...

Kali's Child : and teachings of ramakrishna paramahamsa,

Kali's Child saint who played a major role in the creation of modern Hinduism. The work is now...

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

creation of modern Hinduism. The work is now marked by both critical acclaim and cross-cultural controversy.

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

marked by both critical acclaim and cross-cultural controversy. In a substantial new Preface to this second

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new Preface to this second edition, Kripal answers his critics and addresses the controversy.

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Authors Of The Impossible : frivolous pursuit for the paranoid or...

Authors of the Impossible : as pseudoscience, a frivolous pursuit for

Authors of the Impossible or gullible. Even historians of religion, whose work naturally attends to events beyond the realm of...

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

naturally attends to events beyond the realm of empirical science, have shown scant interest in the

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

empirical science, have shown scant interest in the subject. But the history of psychical phenomena, Jeffrey

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history of psychical phenomena, Jeffrey J. Kripal contends, is an untapped source of insight into the

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Esalen : history that describes in detail how two...

Esalen : in a insightful history that describes in

Esalen how two maverick thinkers sought to fuse the spiritual revelations of the East with the scientific revolutions...

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

spiritual revelations of the East with the scientific revolutions of the West.

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

revolutions of the West.

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The Secret Life Of Puppets : see the world not as we've never seen...

The Secret Life of Puppets : allows us to see the world not as

The Secret Life of Puppets we've never seen it before, but as we see it daily without...

Author : Victoria Nelson

see it daily without knowing, Victoria Nelson illuminates the deep but hidden

Publisher : Harvard University Press

the deep but hidden attraction the supernatural still holds for a secular

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secular mainstream culture that forced the transcendental underground and firmly displaced wonder

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Seriously Strange : paranormal has exerted a strange fascination over...

Seriously Strange : by sceptics, the paranormal has exerted a

Seriously Strange fascination over humankind for centuries. In Seriously strange, a group of...

Author : Sudhir Kakar

a group of nine intellectuals come together to shed light on

Publisher : Penguin UK

shed light on some of the most baffling experiences on record

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- psychical experiences. Through these illuminating essays, they tell us how

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Religion, Magic, And Science In Early Modern Europe And America : of science, magic, and religion...

Religion, Magic, and Science in Early Modern Europe and America : seemingly incompatible forces of science,

Religion, Magic, and Science in Early Modern Europe and America came together in the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries to form the foundations of modern culture....

Author : Allison P. Coudert

centuries to form the foundations of modern culture. • Illustrations • A bibliography

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

• Illustrations • A bibliography

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The Super Natural : perception-altering and intellectually thrilling analysis of why...

The Super Natural : experience present a perception-altering and intellectually thrilling

The Super Natural of why the paranormal is real, but radically different from what is conventionally understood. Whitley Strieber...

Author : Whitley Strieber

different from what is conventionally understood. Whitley Strieber (Communion) and Jeffrey J. Kripal (J. Newton Rayzor

Publisher : Penguin

(Communion) and Jeffrey J. Kripal (J. Newton Rayzor professor of religion at Rice University) team up

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at Rice University) team up on this unprecedented and intellectually vibrant new framing of inexplicable events

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