Shamans neo Shamans

Robert J. Wallis explores the interface between the 'new' and prehistoric shamans of popular culture and anthropology, drawing on interviews with a variety of practitioners, particularly contemporary pagans in Britain and north America.

Shamans neo Shamans

Robert J. Wallis explores the interface between the 'new' and prehistoric shamans of popular culture and anthropology, drawing on interviews with a variety of practitioners, particularly contemporary pagans in Britain and north America.

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Shamans/neo-Shamans
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Robert J. Wallis
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Robert J. Wallis explores the interface between the 'new' and prehistoric shamans of popular culture and anthropology, drawing on interviews with a variety of practitioners, particularly contemporary pagans in Britain and north America.
Shamans/Neo-Shamans
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Robert J. Wallis
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-12-08 - Publisher: Routledge

In popular culture, such diverse characters as occultist Aleister Crowley, Doors musician Jim Morrison, and performance artist Joseph Beuys have been called shamans. In anthropology, on the other hand, shamanism has associations with sorcery, witchcraft and healing, and archaeologists have suggested the meaning of prehistoric cave art lies with shamans
Finding New Cosmologies
Language: en
Pages: 165
Authors: Florian Gredig
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

This book deals with a broad range of shamanic activities in contemporary Europe. Based on fieldwork in France, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland, it provides a comprehensive overview of European neo-shamanism and its various directions and currents. The study does not focus on casual practitioners but on neo-shamanic healers with many
Contemporary Shamanisms in Norway
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Trude Fonneland
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

One of the fastest growing religious movements in the Western world, neo-shamanism embraces notions and techniques borrowed from various tribal peoples and adapted to the life of contemporary urban dwellers. Until the twenty-first century, the neo-shamanism found in northern Europe differed little from neo-shamanism elsewhere in the Western world. In
Neo-shamanism and Mental Health
Language: en
Pages: 163
Authors: Karel James Bouse
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-24 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book explores the contemporary practice of Neo-shamanism and its relationship to mental health. Chapters cover the practice of Neo-shamanism, how it differs from traditional shamanism, the technology of the shamanic journey, the lifeworlds of some of its practitioners, as well as its benefits and pitfalls. The author’s analysis draws