9780791442838

Visions of the Night : Dreams, Religion, and Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780791442838

  • ISBN10:

    0791442837

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-09-01
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Summary

A wide-ranging exploration of the spiritual & scientific dimensions of dreaming.

Author Biography

Kelly Bulkeley is Leemer in the Religions Studies Department. Santa Clara University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: The Varieties of Religious Dream Experience 1(6)
Root Metaphor Dreams
7(8)
Dreaming and Conversion
15(8)
Where Do Dreams Come From?
23(8)
Sharing Dreams in Community Settings
31(8)
Dreams and Environmental Ethics
39(8)
Dreaming in a Totalitarian Society: A Winnicottian Reading of Charlotte Beradt's The Third Reich of Dreams
47(12)
Dreaming Is Play: A Response to Freud
59(8)
Gods, REMS, and What Neurology Has to Say about the Religious Meanings of Dreams
67(10)
The Evil Dreams of Gilgamesh: Interpreting Dreams in Mythological Texts
77(16)
Wisdom's Refuge in the Night: Dreams in The Mahabharata, The Ramayana, and Richard III
93(10)
Dreamily Deconstructing the Dream Factory: The Wizard of Oz and A Nightmare on Elm Street
103(8)
Dreams within Films, Films within Dreams
111(8)
Dreaming in Russia, August 1991
119(10)
Postscript on Dreams, Religion, and Psychological Studies 129(2)
Bibliographical Essays 131(46)
Freud and Psychoanalysis
131(3)
Jung and Analytic Psychology
134(3)
Alternative Clinical Theories about Dreams
137(2)
Sleep Laboratory Research on REM Sleep and Dreaming
139(2)
Dreaming and Cognition
141(3)
Content Analysis
144(2)
Nightmares
146(2)
Children's Dreams
148(3)
Gender and Sexuality
151(3)
Popular Psychology
154(3)
Lucid Dreaming
157(3)
Paranormal Dreams
160(2)
Cross-Cultural Studies of Dreaming
162(5)
Dreams, Psychology, and the Humanities
167(3)
Dreams, Psychology, and Religion
170(3)
Key Resources in the Study of Dreams
173(4)
Bibliography 177(36)
Index 213

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