Healing Power: Living Traditions, Global Interactions [Hardback]

Cunera Buijs (Editor); Wouter Welling (Editor)

ISBN: 9789088909191 | Published by: Sidestone Press | Year of Publication: 2021 | Language: English 170p, H229 x W165 (mm) 90fc

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Paperback - ISBN: 9789088909184 - £ 40.00

Healing Power


People around the world are seeking for new healing methods, and they do so not in isolation but in global interaction. This publication provides new perspectives by combining essays from ritual specialists and scientists active in spiritual healing practices worldwide.

Table of Contents

Introduction – Cunera Buijs & Wouter Welling
1. Invisible forces and spirits – Cunera Buijs & Wouter Welling
1.1 Getting a second pair of eyes. The precarious balance of healing and killing in Cameroun – Peter Geschiere
1.2 Intimate relations between hunters and spirits in Northwestern Greenland – Terto Ngiviu
1.3 Winti healing in Suriname & the Netherlands – Marjan Markelo
1.4 Magical Consciousness and healing spirits – Susan Greenwood
2. Healing stories and images – Cunera Buijs & Wouter Welling
2.1 A Dutch Way to Witchcraft – Coby Rijkers
2.2 Visions and stories at work – Barbara Miller & Sigvald Persen
2.3 Drawings in Balinese healing and magic – David Stuart Fox
2.4 Enchanted world: Invisible forces and spirits – Daan van Kampenhout
3. Museum magic – Cunera Buijs & Wouter Welling
3.1 Powerful things, transformations and museum magic, cases from the Arctic – Cunera Buijs
3.2 Roots and the art of healing: Anatoly Donkan – Ulrike Bohnet
3.3 Kabra healing. Ancestors and colonial memory in the Netherlands – Markus Balkenhol
3.4 Sacred goes secular? Tourist art among the Piaroa of Venezuela – Claudia Augustat
4. Balance and harmony – Cunera Buijs & Wouter Welling
4.1 Aakujk’äjt-Jotkujk’äjtën. Balance and Harmony in Ayuuk Culture – Juan Carlos Reyes Gómez
4.2 Mentawai shamans in Indonesia: Restoring threatened harmony – Reimar Schefold
4.3 Life itself is a polyrhythm. On healing – Maria van Daalen
5. Global interactions – Cunera Buijs & Wouter Welling
5.1 Transforming traditions – Ayahuasca in the Netherlands and Peru – Sebastiaan van ‘t Holt
5.2 Healing music, Psychedelic trance and the search for harmony – Iris Hesse
5.3 Art and the Other World: Visualizing the invisible – Wouter Welling

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