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Shimmering Magic: Cross-cultural Explorations of the Aesthetic, Moral, and Mystical Significance of Reflecting and Deflecting Shine
(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017)
This introduction lays basic theoretical groundwork that helps tie together these different articles on ritual uses of shimmer. Contributors examine not only how contemporary technologies of mass production (tinfoil, plastic ...
Better Horrors: From Terror to Communion in Whitley Strieber's Communion (1987)
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014)
Trauma, Trick, and Transcendence in the Life of a Horror Writer: The Case of Whitley Strieber. This essay treats the theorization of horror in Whitley Strieber's Communion (1987). It also pushes us to consider more honestly ...
Interoception, contemplative practice, and health
(Frontiers Media, 2015)
Interoception can be broadly defined as the sense of signals originating within the body. As such, interoception is critical for our sense of embodiment, motivation, and well-being. And yet, despite its importance, ...
The Original "Gospel of Thomas"
THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD, LABĪD AL-YAHŪDĪ AND THE COMMENTARIES TO SŪRA 113
(Oxford University Press, 2000)
Apostasy from Islam: A Historical Perspective
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2006)