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Susceptible to the sacred : the psychological experience of ritual

Author: Bani Shorter
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
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In Susceptible to the Sacred, Bani Shorter, a well-known Jungian analyst, examines the psychological experience of ritual in contemporary life and how this promotes awareness of the individual's natural potential. Basing her book on live material, she investigates with great sensibility how people perceive the sacred and use ritual in their search for purpose, motivation and transformation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bani Shorter
ISBN: 0415126193 9780415126199 0415126207 9780415126205
OCLC Number: 33166347
Description: xii, 135 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Made by media --
2. Instant liturgy? --
3. Theatre of the soul --
4. The rite of creativity --
5. Listening to subjectivity --
6. Prisoner of a thousand faces --
7. If ritual dies.
Responsibility: Bani Shorter.
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Bani Shorter explores the timeless patterns that lie behind the apparent chaos and pointlessness in today's society and shows how much we need to cultivate our religious capacity.  Read more...

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