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Systems of Psychotherapy: A Comparative Study
Reading is a hobby to open the knowledge windows. Besides, it can provide the inspiration and spirit to face this life. By this way, concomitant with the technology development, many companies serveExpand
Tantra: Sex, Secrecy, Politics, and Power in the Study of Religion
List of Illustrations Preface and Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction: Diagnosing the "Disease" of Tantra 1. The Golden Age of the Vedas and the Dark Age of Kali: Tantrism, Orientalism, andExpand
Fair Game: Secrecy, Security, and the Church of Scientology in Cold War America
From Tom Cruise's wedding to South Park's scathing cartoon parody, the Church of Scientology has emerged as one of the wealthiest, most powerful but also most controversial new religious movements ofExpand
The Torment of Secrecy: Ethical and Epistemological Problems in the Study of Esoteric Traditions
  • H. Urban
  • History
  • History of Religions
  • 1 February 1998
L'A. propose une strategie alternative pour l'analyse des traditions religieuses esoteriques. Dans la plupart des cas, il peut etre plus utile d'analyser le caractere secret en terme de forme et deExpand
Sacred Capital: Pierre Bourdieu and the Study of Religion
This article offers a critical analysis of Pierre Bourdieu's work and its importance for the study of religion. Analysis and criticim of Bourdieu's theories with reference to the example of theExpand
The Power of Tantra: Religion, Sexuality and the Politics of South Asian Studies
In the West, the varied body of texts and traditions known as Tantra for more than two centuries has had the capacity to scandalize and shock. For European colonizers, Orientalist scholars andExpand
Avatar for Our Age: Sathya Sai Baba and the Cultural Contradictions of Late Capitalism
Abstract Life itself is a market. Giving and taking, bargaining and speculating, is part of the game. Life has its … profits and losses appreciation and balance sheets. But the giving of BhaktiExpand
Secrecy and New Religious Movements: Concealment, Surveillance, and Privacy in a New Age of Information
New religious movements offer important insights into many larger issues in contemporary culture, not least of which are the issues of religious secrecy and privacy in a new age of information.Expand