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Divination 1 edition

Patrick Curry

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perspectives for a new millenium
[edited by] Patrick Curry

Published 2010 by Ashgate Pub. in Burlington, VT .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Theorizing divinatory acts : the integrative discourse of dream oracles / Barbara Tedlock
"Twinning" and "perfect knowledge" in African systems of divination / Philip Peek
Memoir as method or "what the devil was I up to anyway?" / Laura Grillo
Central Asian and northern European Shamanism / Juha Pentikainen
The carbon footprint of oracles : how green is divination? / Stuart Harrop
Embodiment, alterity, and agency in divination : resolving antinomies / Patrick Curry
Chicane : double-thinking and divination amongst the witch-doctors / Geoffrey Cornelius
Darwin's fortune, Jonah's shipmates, and the persistence of chance / Evan Heimlich
Arrows, aiming, and divination : astrology as a stochastic art / Dorian Greenbaum
The descent of Orpheus and life between lives dialogue : divination, initiation or therapy? / Angela Voss
Talking and walking with spirits : fresh perspectives on a medieval necromantic system / Paul Devereux
Clarifying divinatory dialogue : a proposal for a distinction between practitioner divination and essential divination / Anthony Thorley, Chantal Allison, Petra Stapp and John Wadsworth
Afterword / Martin Holbraad.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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BF1751 .D62 2010

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p. cm.

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