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Mapping Invisible Worlds

by Traditional Cosmology Society
Published by : Edinburgh University Press, 1993 (Edinburgh) Physical details: vi, 165 p. 22 cm. ISBN:0748604707.
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Books Books School of Celtic Studies
Room 21 - MacCana Collection
PMC 291.24 F (Browse shelf) Available (Standard Loan) 30116

Donation Ex libris Proinsias Mac Cana

Nature Selection of papers given at a conference of the Traditional Cosmology Society held at St. David's University College, Lampeter, in September 1992.

Includes bibliographical references

Introduction / Gavin D. Flood; The "descent to the chariot" in early Jewish mysticism and apocalyptic / C.R.A. Morray-Jones; Mapping time and salvation: early Christian pilgrimage to Jerusalem / Wendy Pullan; Mapping the sacred geometry of Vijayanagara / J. McKim Malville, John M. Fritz; Internal-external memory / Emily Lyle; Place, identity and landscape in north-west Greenland / Mark Nuttall; Gods and hedgehogs in the greenwood: contemporary pagan cosmologies / Graham Harvey; Mythical geography in the Edda poems / Hilda Ellis Davidson; The pseudo-Lullian origins of George Ripley's maps and routes ... / Urszula Szulakowska; Waldo Williams: a Celtic mystic? / Cyril Williams; Against mapping invisible worlds in Rilke's Duino elegies / Roy Woods; Inner and outer space: mapping the psyche / David Maclagan; "If you meet the Buddha on the map ...": the notion of mapping spiritual paths / Brian Bocking.

In this work the representations of "invisible worlds" from a wide range of cultures and religious traditions, and from different academic perspectives are explored. The question of why such maps are needed by humans is explored in detail in this study.

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