Entering the Circle

Hermeneutic Investigation in Psychology

Author: Martin J. Packer,Richard B. Addison

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791400142

Category: Psychology

Page: 329

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Entering the Circle addresses the practical and methodological aspects of research within the interpretive or hermeneutic perspective. It contains descriptions of exemplary interpretive research projects in psychology and closely allied fields. Offering insight into the range and subtleties of the methods of interpretive inquiry, this collection challenges the reader to question the assumptions behind more traditional research that aims, instead, to objectify human phenomena.

Entering the Circle

Ancient Secrets of Siberian Wisdom Discovered by a Russian Psychiatrist

Author: Olga Kharitidi

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062514172

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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Olga Kharitidi's debut book is a remarkable account of her spiritual adventure in snowbound Siberia. Joining an ailing friend on a spontaneous trip to the Atai Mountains, Dr. Kharitidi is taken into apprenticeship by a native Shaman who guides her through bizarre, magical, and often terrifying experiences that open her eyes to a wellspring of deeper learning. On the road to Belovedia, a fabled civilization of highly evolved beings, she encounters revolutionary mystical teachings while discovering ancient secrets of magic and healing. At once a modern odyssey and a timeless dreamscape, Entering the Circle is an inspiring story of personal growth and an insightful work about the limitless potential of human spirit.

Casting the Circle

A Woman's Book of Ritual

Author: Diane Stein

Publisher: Crossing Press

ISBN: 0307827887

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 260

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Learn how to create a sacred space and use ritual for empowerment in everyday life, with this classic from Diane Stein.

AutoCAD LT 2009

Author: Cadcim

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9788131726655

Category:

Page: 728

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AutoCAD 2009: A Problem Solving Approach

A Problem-solving Approach

Author: Sham Tickoo

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 143540257X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1472

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Updated to provide complete coverage of the expanded design capabilities of AutoCAD 2009, this thoroughly revised new edition of a classic AutoCAD reference work offers detailed explanations of customizing techniques for advanced users of the software. In

Primate Behavior and Sociobiology

Selected Papers (Part B) of the VIIIth Congress of the International Primatological Society, Florence, 7–12 July, 1980

Author: A.B. Chiarelli,Robert Corruccini

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642682545

Category: Science

Page: 184

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The VIIIth International Congress of the International Prirnatological Society was held from 7 through 11 July 1980 in Florence, Italy, under the auspices of the host institution, the Istituto di Antropologia of the University of Flor~nce. More than 300 papers and abstracts were presented either at the main Congress or in 14 pre-Congress symposia the week earlier (so scheduled to avoid conflicting with either the main invited lectures or the contributed paper sessions). This volume consists of the contributed papers concerning primate behavior, with special emphasis on those social aspects that reflect on or affect primate biology. Clearly, this is one of the more important and popular subdisciplines in primatology today. We have thus restricted the subject, in agreement with the publishers, in order to ensure a successful and useful volume that is likely to be generally noticed and widely available, as these up-to-date contributions deserve. Furthermore, we have compiled this volume in a fairly new way for congress proceedings. In view of space limitations, and the need to guarantee a high-quality and sufficiently specialized book, we subjected all manuscripts to a four-level internal review process and selected only the best 23 of the 50 submissions. We favored natural-observation work over captive studies. This rejection rate of 54% exceeds that of almost all reviewed scholarly journals.

The Circle of Seasons

Meeting God in the Church Year

Author: Kimberlee Conway Ireton

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 083083625X

Category: Religion

Page: 138

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More than Christmas, Easter and points in between, the Christian year is a way of interpreting our lives through the eyes of faith. Travel through the year with Kimberlee Conway Ireton. With suggestions of practices, prayers and disciplines for each season, this book is an honest, brave introduction to a Christian way of marking time.

In Search of Being

The Fourth Way to Consciousness

Author: G. I. Gurdjieff

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1611800374

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 269

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Explores a provocative idea that life is most frequently governed by people who are the least conscious, building on the "Fourth Way" philosophies of the late radical spiritual teacher while drawing on passages from In Search of the Miraculous and Views from the Real World to outline practices for promoting peace and human advancement through consciousness.

Reading Simulacra

Fatal Theories for Postmodernity

Author: M. W. Smith

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791450635

Category: Social Science

Page: 142

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Traces the ways in which our culture has increasingly become a culture of simulations, and offers strategies for discerning meaning in a world where the difference between what is real and what is simulated has collapsed.