Big Dreams (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
352
Utgivningsdatum
2016-04-14
Förlag
OUP USA
Illustrationer
illustrations
Dimensioner
234 x 158 x 25 mm
Vikt
612 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780199351534
Big Dreams (inbunden)

Big Dreams

The Science of Dreaming and the Origins of Religion

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Big Dreams is the first full-scale cognitive scientific analysis of highly memorable dreams, with an original theory about their formation, function, and meaning. The book draws on evidence from religious studies, psychology, anthropology, evolutionary biology, and neuroscience to explore how big dreams are a wellspring of religious experience.
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Kelly Bulkeley is a Visiting Scholar at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.

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Introduction Section I. Sleep 1. The evolution of sleep 2. The brain's paradoxical activities in sleep 3. The role of sleep in human health and development 4. Cultural practices of sleep through history Section II. Ordinary Dreaming 5. Dream recall 6. Patterns in form and content 7. Continuities between dreaming and waking life 8. Discontinuities and metaphors Section III. Big Dreams 9. Aggressive 10. Sexual 11. Gravitational 12. Mystical Section IV. Religious Experiences 13. Demonic attack 14. Prophetic vision 15. Ritual healing 16. Contemplative practice Conclusion Appendix: Word search methods in the study of dreams Index