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A New Paradigm of Spirituality and Religion: Contemporary Shamanic Practice in Scotland
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A New Paradigm of Spirituality and Religion: Contemporary Shamanic Practice in Scotland (Hardback)

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Weaving theory and practice together, MaryCatherine Burgess explores the historically difficult relationship between religion and spirituality by applying cross-cultural elements of shamanism and Dani??le Hervieu-L??ger's Model of 'Religion as a Chain of Memory' to her study of contemporary shamanic practice in Scotland. Within the context of cultural and religious change, she utilises Hervieu-L??ger's analytical model to uncover a shamanic worldview that carries in its memory and practice a lineage of spirituality, not belief. This distinction sheds critical light on a new paradigm of spirituality and religion that reflects how many in Western societies currently respond to institutional religion.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsChristianityChristian spirituality & religious experienceReligion & BeliefsOther Religions, Cults and alternatives to religionSpirituality & religious experience Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 17/04/2008 ISBN-13: 9780826499653  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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MaryCatherine Burgess completed her Ph.D. at the University of Edinburgh, where she currently works as the Associate Chaplain. She has extensive training and experience in human relations, change management, shamanic practice, psychodrama and sociometry, retreat facilitation, mental health practice, and Celtic studies.

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