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  1. Magic in the Roman World

    Pagans, Jews and Christians

    By Naomi Janowitz

    Series: Religion in the First Christian Centuries

    Using in-depth examples of 'magical' practice such as exorcisms, love rites, alchemy and the transformation of humans into divine beings, this lively volume demonstrates that the word 'magic' was used widely in late antique texts as part of polemics against enemies and sometimes merely as a term...

    Published June 20th 2001 by Routledge

  2. A General Theory of Magic

    2nd Edition

    By Marcel Mauss

    Series: Routledge Classics

    First written by Marcel Mauss and Henri Humbert in 1902, A General Theory of Magic gained a wide new readership when republished by Mauss in 1950. As a study of magic in 'primitive' societies and its survival today in our thoughts and social actions, it represents what Claude Lévi-Strauss called,...

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Spirituality and the Occult

    By Brian Gibbons

    Spirituality and the Occult argues against the widely held view that occult spiritualities are marginal to Western culture. Showing that the esoteric tradition is unfairly neglected in Western culture and that much of what we take to be 'modern' derives at least in part from this tradition, it...

    Published December 21st 2000 by Routledge

  4. Instinct and Revelation

    Reflections on the Origins of Numinous Perception

    By Alondra Oubre

    Instinct and Revelation revolves around the hypothesis that ritual behavior and imaginative awareness in early hominids may have helped to spawn the evolution of the human brain and human consciousness. Using an integral perspective comparable with systems theory, the book carefully interweaves...

    Published October 27th 1997 by Routledge

  5. The Sacred Heritage

    The Influence of Shamanism on Analytical Psychology

    Edited by Donald F. Sandner, Steven H. Wong

    The contributors to this volume describe the many facets shamanism and depth psychology have in common: animal symbolism; recognition of the reality of the collective unconscious; and healing rituals that put therapist and patient in touch with transpersonal powers. By reintroducing the core of...

    Published December 8th 1996 by Routledge

  6. Channeling: Bib Explor

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 29th 1992 by Garland Science

  7. The World's Religions: The Study of Religion, Traditional and New Religion

    Edited by Peter Clarke, Stewart Sutherland

    Examines the `primitive' (traditional) non -mainstream religion and also 20th century sects such as the Moonies and Scientology. Looks at the `nature' of religion - the general philosophical issues. Written by international specialists....

    Published October 23rd 1991 by Routledge

  8. Energies Of Consciousness

    First published in 1975. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 31st 1974 by Routledge