Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-17 - Publisher: BRILL
This book reflects on the implications of neurobiology and the scientific worldview on aspects of religious experience, belief, and practice, focusing especially on the body and the construction of religious meaning.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-12 - Publisher: Routledge
Subtle-body practices are found particularly in Indian, Indo-Tibetan and East Asian societies, but have become increasingly familiar in Western societies, especially through the various healing and yogic techniques and exercises associated with them. This book explores subtle-body practices from a variety of perspectives, and includes both studies of these practices
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: SCM Press
Introduction : The body and religion : Regina Ammicht-Quinn and Elsa Tamez -- The perfect body : biomedical utopias : Hille Haker -- The superfluous body : utopias of information and communication technology : Klaus Wiegerling -- The cultural coding of the male and female body : Christina Von Braun
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Biblical Interpretation
This book rethinks the problem of Israelite kingship by examining how the male royal body and its self-presentation figured in the governance of the dual monarchies of Israel and Judah. As such, this is a reopening of old questions and an opening to new ones.
Authors: Alexandra Cuffel, Ana Echevarría, Georgios T. Halkias
Categories: Human body
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-30 - Publisher: Routledge
The ambiguity concerning the interpretation of the 'physical body' in religious thought is not peculiar to any given religion, but is discernible in the scriptures, practices, and disciplines in most of the world's major religious traditions. This book seeks to address the nuances of difference within and between religious traditions