Wandering God: A Study in Nomadic Spirituality

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SUNY Press, Feb 17, 2000 - Philosophy - 349 pages
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Presents an analysis of the "nomadic" consciousness of our ancestors, and the forces --religious and political --that overwhelmed it during the Neolithic era, and considers its revival in the twentieth century.

  

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User Review  - Ken Hastings - Goodreads

An important read for anyone who would like to better understand themselves and the world we live in. Whether you agree with his analysis or not you're sure to gain valuable insights into the human condition. Read full review

Review: Wandering God

User Review  - Goodreads

An important read for anyone who would like to better understand themselves and the world we live in. Whether you agree with his analysis or not you're sure to gain valuable insights into the human condition. Read full review

Contents

The Experience of Paradox
1
The Writing on the Wall
19
Politics and Power
49
As the Soul Is Bent The PsychoReligious Roots of Social Inequality
85
Agriculture Religion and the Great Mother
117
The Zone of Flux
153
Wandering God The Recovery of Paradox in the Twentieth Century
191
The Other Voice
213
Notes
247
Selected Bibliography
327
About the Author
333
Index
335
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Morris Berman is the author of Social Change and Scientific Organization; and the first two volumes of the trilogy on the evolution of human consciousness, The Reenchantment of the World and Coming to Our Senses: Body and Spirit in the Hidden History of the West. He teaches part-time in the Master of Liberal Arts Program at the Johns Hopkins University.

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