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Doctrinal backgrounds of Vipassana-meditation

Doctrinal backgrounds of Vipassana-meditation

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Author: R.C. van Oosterwijk

ISBN-13: 9789491431098

Publication year: 2012

Vipassanā-meditation (or practice) has become popular in South East Asia and the West. However, these practices aiming at reaching insight are taught in many varieties. The focus of this book is on the doctrinal sources of a number of vipassanā-practices.

Genealogies of Shamanism

Genealogies of Shamanism

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Author: Jeroen W. Boekhoven

ISBN-13: 9789077922927

Publication year: 2011

This book traces the long genealogical journey of the notions of ‘shaman' and ‘shamanism'. It starts with the eighteenth-century discovery of Siberian shamans and ends with the contemporary field of shamanism in the Netherlands.

One Leg in the Grave Revisited

One Leg in the Grave Revisited

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Author: Edited by Kees Zimmerman. With contributions by Carmen Fracchia, Jan de Jong, Catrien Santing

ISBN-13: 9789491431234

Publication year: 2013

This book  offers over 80 reproductions of representations of the Miracle of the Black Leg, quite a number of which have never been published before. Articles by art historians (De Jong, Fracchia), medievalists (Santing), and an Introduction by Zimmerman himself, shed light on different aspects of the legend.

The Rise of Christianity through the eyes of Gibbon, Harnack and Rodney Stark

The Rise of Christianity through the eyes of Gibbon, Harnack and Rodney Stark

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Author: Jan N. Bremmer

ISBN-13: 9789077922705

Publication year: 2010

The rise of Christianity up to the victory of Constantine has often been studied and remains a puzzling phenomenon. In this valedictory lecture Jan N. Bremmer concentrates on the explanations adduced, focusing in particular on the works of three iconic figures from the last two hundred and fifty years...

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