Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade ordet neo-shamanism.
Sammanfattning : This study deals with neo-shamanism, a set of notions and techniques that originated in the non-Western tribal societies and, within the framework of New Age spirituality, were adapted for the life of contemporary urban dwellers. Neo-shamanic practices are based on consciousness-altering techniques, when the Self is perceived to leave the body, to journey in other realities and to interact with the spiritual beings, enlisting their help for social, psychological, and physical healing. LÄS MER
2. Den mystiske indianen : Schamanism i skärningspunkten mellan populärkultur, forskning och nyandlighet
Sammanfattning : Neo-shamanism, or just shamanism, have entered religious life in the West mostly as a result of the inspiration of Michael Harner and Carlos Castaneda. Placing neo-shamanism in a historical context, shows its intimate connection with popular culture and the distinct association with academic research on shamanism. LÄS MER
3. Circling Concepts : A Critical Archaeological Analysis of the Notion of Stone Circles as Sami Offering Sites
Sammanfattning : The thesis discusses a category of cultural heritage that has been labelled "Sami circular offering sites", aiming to establish some basic facts about their origin, distribution and use, as well as their cultural and socio-political context and influence. The stone enclosures in question have been interpreted as Sami offering sites since the mid-19th century, but a discourse analysis of the research history indicates that this may have been based on a scholarly hypothesis rather than ethnographic or archaeological evidence. LÄS MER