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American spiritualities : a reader

American spiritualities : a reader

Author: Catherine L Albanese
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Readings that explore approaches to American spirituality, past and present.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine L Albanese
ISBN: 0253338395 9780253338396 0253214327 9780253214324
OCLC Number: 44413655
Description: ix, 530 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Ritual sites in the narrative of American religion / Tamar Frankiel --
2. The ordinances of public worship / Charles E. Hambrick-Stowe --
3. Popular religion as the core of cultural identity based on the Mexican American experience in the United States / Virgilio Elizondo --
4. Thought, speech, action : rhythms of Jewish life / Tamar Frankiel --
5. Wiwanyag wachipi : the sun dance / Black Elk, edited by Joseph Epes Brown --
6. The coven / Starhawk --
7. The second birth / Curtis D. Johnson --
8. The life and religious experience of Jarena Lee / Jarena Lee --
9. Girlhood and Salvation and the baptism of the Holy Spirit / Aimee Semple McPherson --
10. An unforgettable night / Charles W. Colson --
11. est / Jerry Rubin --
12. Surrendering to Krishna : Devi's story / E. Burke Rochford --
13. The reformer and the prophet / Joachim Wach --
14. Civil disobedience / Henry David Thoreau --
15. The divine call / Carry A. Nation --
16. (From) Living my life / Emma Goldman --
17. Letter from Birmingham jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
18. Testimonies / Janet and Robert Aldridge, Molly Rush, and Daniel Berrigan --
19. The subtle energies of spirit : explorations in metaphysical and new age spirituality / Catherine L. Albanese --
20. Fullness of life : bodily health and vigor / Ralph Waldo Trine --
21. The gift of understanding and The night of the senses / Thomas Merton --
22. Seeing / Annie Dillard --
23. Four applications of mindfulness / B. Alan Wallace with Steven Wilhelm --
24. Renewing the sacred hoop / Dhyani Ywahoo --
25. The new age and rational thought and A rainbow of expression / Shirley MacLaine --
26. The tree and its parts / B.K.S. Iyengar --
27. Discourse on mind-intent and ch'i / Chen Kung.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine L. Albanese.


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The origin of this superlative anthology was an undergraduate course on American spirituality first taught by the editor in 1998 at the University of California, Santa Barbara. With its economical Read more...

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