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Author Pierini, Emily, author

Title Jaguars of the dawn : spirit mediumship in the Brazilian Vale do Amanhecer / Emily Pierini
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (x, 278 pages)
Contents Ways to embody the divine in Brazil -- The Vale do Amanhecer -- Jaguars of the dawn : the transhistorical self -- Spirits in transition : the multidimensional self -- Disobsessive healing -- Mediumship -- Learning spirit mediumship : ways of knowing -- Spiritual routes -- Therapeutic trajectories
Summary "The Brazilian Spiritualist Christian Order Vale do Amanhecer (Valley of the Dawn) is the place where the worlds of the living and the spirits merge and the boundaries between lives are regularly crossed. Drawing upon over a decade of extensive fieldwork in temples in Brazil and Europe, the author explores how mediums understand their experiences and how they learn to establish relationships with their spirit guides. She sheds light on the ways in which mediumistic development in the Vale do Amanhecer is used for therapeutic purposes and informs notions of body and self, of illness and wellbeing"-- Provided by publisher
Analysis amanhecer
body and self
brazil
brazilian spiritualist christian order vale
crossed lines
establishing relationships
europe
extensive fieldwork
faith and religion
ghosts
jesus christ
mediums
merging boundaries
mythical
occult
phenomenon
political
politics
psychic
religious themes
self awareness
spirit animal
spirit guides
spirits
spiritualism
spirituality
therapeutic
vale do amanhecer
wellbeing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 12, 2020)
Subject Ordem Espiritualista Crist√£ (Brazil)
Mediums -- Practice -- Brazil -- Vale do Amanhecer
Mediums -- Practice -- Europe
Channeling (Spiritualism) -- Brazil -- Vale do Amanhecer
Channeling (Spiritualism) -- Europe
Spiritual healing and spiritualism.
Mind and body -- Religious aspects.
RELIGION / General.
Channeling (Spiritualism)
Mediums -- Practice.
Mind and body -- Religious aspects.
Spiritual healing and spiritualism.
SUBJECT Vale do Amanhecer (Brazil) -- Religious life and customs
Subject Brazil -- Vale do Amanhecer.
Europe.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019042439
ISBN 9781789205664
1789205662