New PDF release: Out Of The Ordinary: Folklore and the Supernatural

By Barbara Walker

Phenomenal: Folklore and the Supernatural / За гранью обычного: Фольклор и сверхъестественное КНИГИ ; КУЛЬТУРА и ИСКУССТВО Автор: Barbara Walker Название: exceptional: Folklore and the Supernatural / За гранью обычного: Фольклор и сверхъестественное Издательство: Utah nation collage Press Год: 1995 Формат: pdf (rar + 3%) Размер: 13.97 Мб Язык: АнглийскийСборник эссе о народных поверьях и сверхъестественном опыте в различных культурах.These essays discover trust and supernatural adventure inside an array of cultures and problem the concept supernatural adventure is extraordinary.0

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I do not claim that all spiritual beliefs are experientially grounded, nor that all beliefs that flow from core experiences are properly inferred. I only point out that many spiritual beliefs do appear to be experientially grounded and to be supported by the experiences from which they arise. I have already noted that this does not prove that these beliefs are true, but I do not have a new interpretation that can show reasons to believe that they are false. Those interpretations that do purport to show all such beliefs false, or at least baseless, generally have two flaws: (1) poor descriptions of the beliefs actually held, and (2) lack of rigorous attention to experiential reports.

16. 41 Ronald G. Munger, "Sleep Disturbances and Sudden Death of Hmong Refugees: A Report of Fieldwork Conducted in the Ban Vinai Refugee Camp," in The Hmong in Transition, ed. Glenn L. Hendricks et ale (Staten Island: Center for Immigration Studies of New York, 1986),379-398. Shelley R. Adler, "Sudden Unexpected Nocturnal Death Syndrome among Hmong Immigrants: Examining the Role of the 'Nightmare, '" Journal ofAmerican Folklore 104 (Winter 1991): 54-71. Charles F. Emmons, Chinese Ghosts and ESP: A Study ofParanormal Beliefs and Experiences (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1982), 144.

Wayland D. Hand (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1976),74. Interview with medical student in Pennsylvania, as cited in Hufford, The Terror That Comes in the Night: An Experience-Centered Study of Supernatural Assault Traditions (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982),58-59. 3. Joseph Jay Tobin and Joan Friedman, "Spirits, Shamans, and Nightmare Death: Survivor Stress in a Hmong Refugee," American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 53 Guly 1983): 439-448. Beings Without Bodies 4.

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