HEALING

BOOKS ARTICLES INTERNET

Books:

Persuasions of the Witch's Craft: Ritual Magic in Contemporary England. T.M. Luhrmann. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1989.

The Shaman and the Jaguar. Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1975.

Religious Ecstasy. Nils G. Holm, ed. Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell International, 1982.

The Varieties of Religious Experience. William James. New York: Collier Books, 1961.

The Religious Imagination in New Guinea. Gilbert Herdt and Michele Stephen, eds. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1989.

Magic, Faith, and Healing: Studies in Primitive Psychiatry Today. Ari Kiev, ed. New York: The Free Press, 1964.

The Religions of the Oppressed: A Study of Modern Messianic Cults. Vittorio Lanternari. New York: Mentor Books, 1963.

Male Cults and Secret Initiations in Melanesia. Michael R. Allen. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1967.

Ritual and Knowledge among the Baktaman of New Guinea. Fredrik Barth. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975.

Dreaming: Anthropological and Psychological Interpretations. Barbara Tedlock, ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

Spirit Mediumship and Society in Africa. John Beattie and John Middleton, eds. New York: Africana, 1969.

Religion, Altered States of Consciousness, and Social Change. Erika Bourguignon, ed. Columbus: Ohio University Press, 1973.

Case Studies in Spirit Possession. Vincent Crapanzano, ed. New York: Wiley, 1977.

Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy. Mircea Eliade. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964.

Shamanic Voices. Joan Halifax. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1979.

Shamans, Mystics, and Doctors. Sudhir Kakar. Boston: Beacon Press, 1983.

Boiling Energy: Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung. Richard Katz. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1983.

Ecstatic Religion: An Anthropological Study of Spirit Possession and Shamanism. Ioan M. Lewis. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1971.

The Cult of Tara: Magic and Ritual in Tibet. Stephan Beyer. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973.

Secrets of the Talking Jaguar: Memoirs from the Living Heart of a Mayan Village. Martín Prechtel. New York: Jeremy B. Tarcher, 1998.

Fusion of the Worlds: An Ethnography of Possession among the Songhay of Niger. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989.

Spirit Possession in the Nepal Himalayas. John Hitchcock and Rex Jones, eds. New Delhi: Vikas, 1976.

Burmese Supernaturalism. Melford Spiro. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1968.

Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witch's Sabbath. Carlo Ginzburg. New York: Penguin Books, 1991.

Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America Today. Margot Adler. Boston: Beacon Press, 1986.

Witchcraft and Sorcery. Max Marwick, ed. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1982.

Sufism, Mystics, and Saints in Modern Egypt. Valerie J. Hoffman. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1995.

Redemptive Suffering in Islam: A Study of the Devotional Aspects of 'Ashura in Twelver Shi'ism. Mahmoud Ayoub. The Hague: Mouton Publishers, 1978.

Egypt: Moulids, Saints, Sufis. Niclaas H. Biegman. London: Kegan Paul International, 1990.

In Sorcery's Shadow: A Memoir of Apprenticeship among the Songhay of Niger. Paul Stoller and Cheryl Olkes. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987.

The Innate Capacity: Mysticism, Psychology and Philosophy. Robert Forman, ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Bwiti: An Ethnography of the Religious Imagination in Africa. James W. Fernandez. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1982.

The Way of the Shaman. Michael Harner. New York: Harper and Row, 1980.

The Jivaro. Michael Harner. Garden City, NY: Doubleday/Natural History Press, 1972.

Magic, Witchcraft, and Curing. John Middleton, ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1967.

Witchcraft and Sorcery in East Africa. John Middleton and E.H. Winter, eds. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1963.

 

 

Articles:

Shamanistic Behavior among the Netsilik Eskimos. Asen Baliki. Southwestern Journal of Anthropology 19(1963):380-396.

The Shaman's "Calling" among the Sambia of New Guinea. Gilbert Herdt. Journal de la Société des Océanistes 56-57 (1977):153-167.

Sakulambei-A Hermaphrodite's Secret: An Example of Clinical Ethnography. Gilbert Herdt and Robert J. Stoller. Psychoanalytic Study of Society 11(1985):117-158.

Trance Cure of the !Kung Bushmen. Richard B. Lee. In Health and the Human Condition, Michael H. Logan and Edward E. Hunt, Jr., eds. North Scituate, MA: Duxbury Press, 1978.

Shamans and Endorphins. Raymond Prince. Ethos 10(2)(1982):409-423.

Speaking for Others: Power and Identity as Factors in Daribi Mediumistic Hysteria. Roy Wagner. Journal de la Société des Océanistes 33(1977):145-152.

Shaman and Incubus. J. Derek Freeman. Psychoanalytic Study of Society 4(1967):315-343.

Self, Spirit Possession, and World View: An Illustration from Egypt. Cynthia Nelson. The International Journal of Social Psychiatry 17(1971):194-209.

Stress, Religious Experience, and Mental Health. Cynthia Nelson. Catalyst 6(1972):48-57.

Persuasive Ritual: The Role of the Imagination in Occult Witchcraft. T.M. Luhrmann. Archives de Sciences Social des Religions 60(1985):151-170.

Mental Imagery Cultivation as a Cultural Phenomenon: The Role of Visions in Shamanism. R. Noll. Current Anthropology 26(49)(1985):443-461.

 

 

Internet:

Voodoo Spiritual Temple of New Orleans
http://www.gnofn.org/~voodoo/

WWW virtual library - Aboriginal studies
http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-Aboriginal.html

Effects of rosary prayers and yoga mantras on autonomic cardiovascular rhythms: comparative study, Bernardi et. al.
http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/323/7327/1446?view=full&pmid=11751348

 

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