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Spretnak, Charlene 1946-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 144 publications in 10 languages and 5,110 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films 
Roles: Speaker, Editor
Classifications: JN3971.A98, 305.42
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Publications about Charlene Spretnak
Publications by Charlene Spretnak
Most widely held works about Charlene Spretnak
 
Most widely held works by Charlene Spretnak
Green politics by Fritjof Capra( Book )
25 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in 6 languages and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
The politics of women's spirituality : essays on the rise of spiritual power within the feminist movement ( Book )
10 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 931 libraries worldwide
Essays discuss goddess worship, spiritual consciousness, the relationship between politics and religion, and applications of spirituality as a political force
Lost goddesses of early Greece : a collection of pre-Hellenic myths by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
States of grace : the recovery of meaning in the postmodern age by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Missing Mary : the Queen of Heaven and her re-emergence in the modern church by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
13 editions published between 1893 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 564 libraries worldwide
Describes the resurgence of Marian spirituality in the church, offers reflections on the meaning of Mary, and covers how Mary's role in the church was minimized after Vatican II
The resurgence of the real : body, nature, and place in a hypermodern world by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Amid the rising tide of discontent, the public debates - including the "culture wars"--Seem to be a mere spinning of wheels. In a penetrating analysis of our times, Charlene Spretnak asserts that both the liberal and conservative sides in those debates are situated in the very orientation that created the modern crises: the mechanistic worldview with Homo economicus at the center. The grand claims of modernity no longer inspire confidence because its destructive effects seem to be multiplying. The author, an influential public intellectual, speaks poignantly to our growing sense of what has been lost and what is slipping away. Yet Charlene Spretnak argues persuasively that the intensification of the modern crises is not inevitable and is already being challenged by an impressive network of corrective efforts. The new acceptance of holistic medicine (forced by the healthcare crisis), the new understandings in science of nature's powers of dynamic creativity and self-organization, the new political opposition of community-based activists to the forces of globalization, and the new surge of independence efforts by ancient nations that have been devoured by modern states - all are part of an emergent value system that counters the modern conception of liberty as a flight from body, nature, and place. After identifying "epochal rumblings" embedded in the nightly news in the 1990s, Charlene Spretnak illuminates the sources of the modern condition with exceptional clarity. Moreover, she reframes "the other history" of the modern era: the ecospiritual lineage of movements that resisted the corrosive effects of the industrialized modern world. Finally, Charlene Spretnak concludes her wideranging exploration with an engaging story of an American heartland city in the near future that has largely decoupled from the destructive dynamics of the globalized economy and initiated a range of pragmatic alternatives in its region
The spiritual dimension of green politics by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Lost goddesses of early Greece : a collection of pre-Hellenic mythology by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 93 libraries worldwide
The Politics of women's spirituality : essays by founding mothers of the movement ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Goddess remembered ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
This documentary examines pre-Christian goddess-worshipping religions. Incorporating the work of archaeologist Marija Gimbutas, art historian Merlin Stone, and scholars Jean Bolen, Charlene Spretnak and Starhawk, it offers insights into these ancient cultures and explores the contemporary women's spirituality movement inspired by them
Relational reality : new disoveries of interrelatedness that are transforming the modern world by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Relational Reality reveals the coherence among numerous surprising discoveries of the interrelated nature of reality. These discoveries have resulted in a new perspective that has been emerging gradually for the past several decades but has gained momentum and is now transforming every mainstream field of human endeavor
The Essence of religion ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Psychotherapist and spiritual researcher Jeffrey Mishlove interviews guest experts about religion and spirituality. Four 30 minute programs on one cassette
Women and spirituality the goddess trilogy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
This documentary examines pre-Christian goddess-worshipping religions. Incorporating the work of archaeologist Marija Gimbutas, art historian Merlin Stone, and scholars Jean Bolen, Charlene Spretnak and Starhawk, it offers insights into these ancient cultures and explores the contemporary women's spirituality movement inspired by them
The goddess trilogy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Pt. 1 looks at goddess-worshipping religions of the ancient past, linking the loss of goddess-centered societies with today's environmental crisis. Pt. 2 discusses the witch-hunts in Europe, with false accusations and trials which led to massive torture and burnings at the stake, and ultimately to the destruction of an organic way of life, presenting the theory that widespread violence against women and neglect of our environment can be traced back to those times. In Pt. 3, authors, teachers, social activists and feminists explore manifestations of contemporary women's spirituality in the Western world, envisioning a sustainable future where domination is replaced with respect
Les dimensions spirituelles de la politique écologique by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Green politics : the spiritual dimension by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
La dimensión espiritual de la política ecológica by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in Spanish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Noksaek chŏngch'i by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in Korean and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Zhen shi zhi fu xing : ji du xian dai de shi jie zhong de shen ti, zi ran he di fang by Charlene Spretnak( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ben shu shi sheng tai hou xian dai zhu yi de jing dian zhi zuo. bei yu wei gai bian wo men si wei fang shi de kang ding zhi zuo. zuo zhe hu huan zhen de fu xing, ren wei zai pi pan xian dai xing yu jie gou zhu yi zhong sheng chang qi lai de sheng tai hou xian dai zhu yi you zhu yu zhen de fu xing. zuo zhe zhan zai sheng tai hou xian dai zhu yi de li chang dui 90 nian dai de yi xi lie zhong da li lun he xian shi wen ti zuo le jing bi lun shu, te bie shi dui xian dai ren dui xin ji shu de mang
 
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スプレットナク, シャーリーン
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