Dreams: A Reader on Religious, Cultural and Psychological Dimensions of Dreaming

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Palgrave Macmillan, Dec 14, 2001 - History - 392 pages
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This innovative collection covers the dream beliefs and practices of various religious and cultural traditions; the dream experiences and theories of particular individuals; and the methods used to investigate and understand dreaming. Contributors include Wendy Doniger, Barbara Tedlock, George Lakoff, J. Allan Hobson, Frederick Crews, Thomas Gregor, Bertram Cohler, and several other leading scholars in religious studies, anthropology, and psychology. Issues of gender, power, sexuality, language, truth, mysticism, healing, consciousness, modernization, the boundaries of Western Science, and the role of personal experience in scholarship are examined.

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Kelly Bulkeley teaches at Santa Clara University and is Senior Editor for the journal Dreaming.

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