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

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

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

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

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

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

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

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

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

Mutants and Mystics : helped their creators and fans alike

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

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

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

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

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

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

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

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

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

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

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

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

empirical science, have shown scant interest in the subject. But the history

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

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Comparing Religions : and challenges those who wish to think seriously...

Comparing Religions : expertly guides, inspires, and challenges those who wish

Comparing Religions to think seriously about religious pluralism in the modern world. A unique book teaching the art...

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

modern world. A unique book teaching the art and practice of comparing religions Draws on a

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

and practice of comparing religions Draws on a wide range of religious traditions to demonstrate the

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religious traditions to demonstrate the complexity and power of comparative practices Provides both a history and

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

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

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

Author : Whitley Strieber

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

Publisher : Penguin

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

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

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

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

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

Author : Marcia Brennan

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

Publisher : Blue Dolphin Pub

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

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

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

Secret Body : of religions jeffrey kripal crystallizes

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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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 nine intellectuals...

Author : Sudhir Kakar

a group of nine intellectuals come together to shed light on some of

Publisher : Penguin UK

shed light on some of the most baffling experiences on record - psychical

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

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

Kali's Child : and teachings of ramakrishna paramahamsa, a 19th-century

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

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

creation of modern Hinduism. The work is now marked by both critical acclaim

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

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

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

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The Secret Life Of Puppets : see the world not as...

The Secret Life of Puppets : allows us to see the

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

Author : Victoria Nelson

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

Publisher : Harvard University Press

the deep but hidden attraction the supernatural still holds for a secular mainstream culture that

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

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

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

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

Author : Allison P. Coudert

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

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

• Illustrations • A bibliography

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The Serpent's Gift : cattle, and above every beast of the field.”...

The Serpent's Gift : cursed above all cattle, and above every beast

The Serpent's Gift of the field.” With those words in Genesis, God condemns the serpent for tempting...

Author : Jeffrey J. Kripal

God condemns the serpent for tempting Adam and Eve, and the serpent has shouldered

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

Eve, and the serpent has shouldered the blame ever since. But how would the

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how would the study of religion change if we looked at the Fall from

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