WorldCat Identities

Goodman, Felicitas D.

Overview
Works: 38 works in 154 publications in 5 languages and 4,801 library holdings
Genres: Church history  Miscellanea  History  Case studies  Fiction  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Author, Translator, Creator
Classifications: BL54, 301.58
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Felicitas D Goodman
Speaking in tongues : a cross-cultural study of glossolalia by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecstasy, ritual and alternate reality : religion in a pluralistic world by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and German and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this cross-disciplinary exploration of comparative religion, Felicitas Goodman offers a "unified field theory" of religion as human behavior. She examines ritual, the religious trance, alternate reality, ethics and moral code, and the named category designating religion
How about demons? : possession and exorcism in the modern world by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Quite an interesting book... "" -Religious Studies Review""It is by far superior to anything else on demons we have seen in the past few years."" -The American Rationalist""... Goodman is to be commended for a stimulating and wide-reaching treatment of a compelling and much-debated subject."" -Journal of Folklore ResearchRich in detail derived from the author's fieldwork and the anthropological literature, this work paints a picture of possession as one of the usually positive and most widespread of human religious experiences. It also details the ritual of exorcism, which is applied when th
Where the spirits ride the wind : trance journeys and other ecstatic experiences by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""The book is clearly written for the general reader and includes many descriptions of trance experiences. It may serve as a good introduction to the nature and appeal of the shamanic revival in modern Western cultures.""--Theological Book Review"" ... a case study in experiential anthropology that offers a unique mix of autobiography, mythology, experiential research, and archaeological data to support a challenging thesis-that certain body postures may help induce specific trance states."" -Shaman's Drum""This is a spellbinding and exceptionally readable book by an extraordin
Maya apocalypse : seventeen years with the women of a Yucatan village by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exorcism of Anneliese Michel by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, an anthropologist, interprets the case of Anneliese Michel, who died after a series of exorcisms were performed on her by two Catholic priests to free her of the six demons they claimed were possessing her, and discusses the trial against the exorcists and Michel's parents, who were convicted of negligent homicide
My last forty days : a visionary journey among the Pueblo spirits by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ekstase, Besessenheit, Dämonen : die geheimnisvolle Seite der Religion by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in German and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecstatic trance : a workbook : new ritual body postures by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in German and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trance - der uralte Weg zum religiösen Erleben : rituelle Körperhaltungen und ekstatische Erlebnisse by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wo die Geister auf den Winden reiten : Trancereisen und ekstatische Erlebnisse by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trance, healing, and hallucination; three field studies in religious experience by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die blaue Brücke. Märchen by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

3 editions published between 1945 and 1999 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meine letzten 40 Tage : eine indianische Vision über das Sterben und den Tod by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disturbances in the Apostolic church case study of a trance-based upheaval in Yucatan by Felicitas D Goodman( )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trance-Rituale für die Jugend by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ekstatische Trance: das Arbeitsbuch : Rituelle Körperhaltungen und Ekstatische Trance by Nana Nauwald( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anneliese Michel und ihre Dämonen (The exorcism of Anneliese Michel, dt.) by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lichaamshoudingen en hun spirituele mogelijkheden by Felicitas D Goodman( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ekstatische Trance : rituelle Körperhaltungen : das Praxisbuch by Nana Nauwald( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Felicitas Goodman American linguist and anthropologist

Felicitas Goodman Ethnologin, Schamanismus-, Ekstase- und Tranceforscherin

Felicitas Goodman węgierska antropolog kultury, religioznawca, językoznawca

Goodman, Felicitas.

Goodman, Felicitas 1914-2005

Goodman, Felicitas Daniels.

Goodman, Felicitas Daniels 1914-2005

Gudmėn, Felisitas 1914-2005

Languages
English (70)

German (55)

Polish (2)

French (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Ecstasy, ritual and alternate reality : religion in a pluralistic worldHow about demons? : possession and exorcism in the modern worldWhere the spirits ride the wind : trance journeys and other ecstatic experiencesMaya apocalypse : seventeen years with the women of a Yucatan villageThe exorcism of Anneliese MichelMy last forty days : a visionary journey among the Pueblo spiritsEcstatic trance : a workbook : new ritual body postures