Neuroscience Selflessness and Spiritual Experience

Written By Brick Johnstone
Neuroscience  Selflessness  and Spiritual Experience
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2019
  • ISBN : 0081022190
  • Pages : 192 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Neuroscience Selflessness and Spiritual Experience written by Brick Johnstone which was release on 15 June 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Neuroscience, Selflessness, and Spiritual Transcendence conveys the manner by which selflessness serves as a neuropsychological and religious foundation for spiritually transcendent experiences. The book combines neurological case studies and neuroscience research with religious accounts of transcendence experiences from the perspective of both the neurosciences and the history of religions. Chapters cover the subjective experience of transcendence, an historical summary of different philosophical and religious perspectives, a review of the neuroscience research that describes the manner by which the brain processes and creates a self, and more. The book presents a model that bridges the divide between neuroscience and religion, presenting a resource that will be critical reading for advanced students and researchers in both fields. Creates a common focus on selflessness as a reliable construct for use by all disciplines interested in the basis of spiritual experience Links neuroanatomical data with religious texts from multiple faith traditions to describe the necessity of selflessness for spiritual experience and transformation Highlights disorders in neurological functioning that result in disorders of the self

Neuroscience Selflessness and Spiritual Experience

Neuroscience  Selflessness  and Spiritual Experience
  • Author : Brick Johnstone,Daniel Cohen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-15
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0081022190
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Summary : Neuroscience, Selflessness, and Spiritual Transcendence conveys the manner by which selflessness serves as a neuropsychological and religious foundation for spiritually transcendent experiences. The book combines neurological case studies and neuroscience research with religious accounts of transcendence experiences from the perspective of both the neurosciences and the history of religions. Chapters ...

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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2022-06-30
  • Total pages : 350
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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Total pages : 272
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
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  • Release Date : 2011-08-31
  • Total pages : 300
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Summary : Neuroscience, Consciousness and Spirituality presents a variety of perspectives by leading thinkers on contemporary research into the brain, the mind and the spirit. This volumes aims at combining knowledge from neuroscience with approaches from the experiential perspective of the first person singular in order to arrive at an integrated understanding ...

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  • Release Date : 2015-11-15
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-08-02
  • Total pages : 480
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-05-21
  • Total pages : 449
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Summary : This contribution to the global history of ideas uses biographical profiles of 18th-century contemporaries to find what Salafist and Sufi Islam, Evangelical Protestant and Jansenist Catholic Christianity, and Hasidic Judaism have in common. Such figures include Muḥammad Ibn abd al-Waḥhab, Count Nikolaus Zinzendorf, Jonathan Edwards, John Wesley, Jean-Jacques ...

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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-26
  • Total pages : 296
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017-03-16
  • Total pages : 240
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2012-03-31
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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-31
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0081022190
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Summary : This intriguing and innovative book examines what can be learnt about the brain mechanisms underlying religious practice from studying people with neurological disorders, such as strokes, epilepsy, and Parkinson's disease. Using a clinical case-study approach, the book analyses the interaction of social influences, religious upbringing, and neurological disorders on beliefs ...