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Ecstasy in secular and religious experiences

Marghanita Laski

Ecstasy in secular and religious experiences

by Marghanita Laski

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Published by J.P. Tarcher, Distributed by St. Martin"s Press in Los Angeles, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecstasy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarghanita Laski.
    SeriesLibrary of spiritual classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF575.E4 L3 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 544 p. ;
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2220583M
    ISBN 100874775744
    LC Control Number89049345
    OCLC/WorldCa20797036

    Milan Kundera on ecstasy: a quote from Milan Kundera's book "Testaments Betrayed" () Marghanita Laski, "Ecstasy. A study of some Secular and Religious Experiences", London, Cresset Press, Review; Marghanita Laski, "Everyday Ecstasy", Thames and Hudson, Florence in Ecstasy is a sensitive, moving portrayal of a woman in the grips of a serious eating disorder. Author Jessie Chaffee tackles protagonist Hanna's struggle against herself masterfully, and the entire book is raw and gorgeous.4/5.

    This may lead to religious ecstasy, which Marghanita Laski in her book, Ecstasy. A Study of Some Secular and Religious Experiences, defines the state of ecstasy as being characterized by spontaneity; that it must contain at least two expressions of feelings of gain, such as unity, joy, salvation, or new knowledge; and either an expression. Laski classified an experience as an “ecstasy” if it possessed two of the three following: unity, eternity, heaven, new life, satisfaction, joy, salvation, perfection, glory; contact, new or mystical knowledge; and at least one of the following feelings: loss of difference, time, place or feelings of .

      Islam marries religious ecstasy, sectarian hatred, and a triumphalist expectation of world conquest in a way that other religions do not. Secular liberals who worry more about “Islamophobia” than about the actual doctrine of Islam are guilty of a failure of empathy. Street name for MDMA, a widely used, only illegal for 20 years, street drug. There is an article in wikipedia on religious ecstasy, the reference to which is given at the beginning of this article. if there is no objection in 15 days, I'll move the reference to shamans, Buddhism and Christianity to that page.


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The book is a page monograph classifying and systematizing ecstatic experiences. (There is nothing said about MDMA, misleading promotion of which has almost occupied the ancient term "ecstasy" today, but some other drugs and their effects are mentioned in the book.) All this primary material is included into Cited by: Ecstasy: A Study of Some Secular and Religious Experiences by Marghanita Laski (Author) ISBN Format: Hardcover.

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Marghanita Laski. Cresset Press, - Ecstasy - pages. 0 Reviews. Ecstasy in Secular and Religious Experiences. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Laski, Marghanita, Ecstasy; a study of some secular and religious experiences. Cresset Press []. This article considers a broad selection of mystical writings to identify in ecstatic mystical experience two fundamental dimensions: a feeling of self-transcendence and an extremely high level of positive affect.

The article argues that pain is instrumental in promoting both experiences and is therefore extremely pervasive among mystics who report ecstatic states of by: 1.

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Ecstasy in Secular and Religious Experiences de Marghanita Laski y una gran selección de libros, arte y artículos de colección disponible en Journalist Marghanita Laski writes in her study “Ecstasy in Religious and Secular Experiences”, first published in “Epithets are very often applied to mystical experiences including ecstasies without, apparently, any clear idea about the distinctions that are being made.

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Inshe published one of my all-time favorite books, Ecstasy: In Secular and Religious Experiences. For this book, Professor Laski created a detailed questionnaire of.

It took me an age to get through this book - it has the leisurely feel of chatting with an enthusiastic friend over many days. The open, s vibe is a nice respite. Everything in this book is anecdote, shaky ground for drawing any real conclusions, but the survey of ecstatic experiences, and different perceptions of the cause and meaning of 4/5.

%T Ecstasy %S A study of some secular and religious experiences %A Laski, Marghanita %I Cresset Press %C London %D %K psychology, religion %P xii + pp %O Paperback Edition William James, "Varieties of Religious Experience", Milan Kundera on ecstasy: a quote from Milan Kundera's book "Testaments Betrayed" () Marghanita Laski, "Ecstasy.

A study of some Secular and Religious Experiences", London, Cresset Press, Review Marghanita Laski, "Everyday Ecstasy", Thames and Hudson, Journalist Marghanita Laski writes in her study "Ecstasy in Religious and Secular Experiences", first published in "Epithets are very often applied to mystical experiences including ecstasies without, apparently, any clear idea about the distinctions that are being made.

Part of the Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology book series (CAPP, A study of some secular and religious experiences.

Bloomington, IN: University of Indiana Press. Google Scholar. Hood R.W. () Religious Ecstasy and Other Intense Emotions. In: Kim-Prieto C. (eds) Religion and Spirituality Across Cultures.

Cross Cited by: 1. MARGHANITA LASKI'S 'study of some secular and religious experiences' bears. all the outward status signs of a definitive work of scholarship. It has pages exclusive of index, appendices from A to J, an average of at least one footnote per page, eighteen pages of tables and three of charts, analyses of seventy-four questionnaires, twenty-two.

Ecstasy (from Ancient Greek ἔκστασις ékstasis, meaning 'outside of oneself') is a subjective experience of total involvement of the subject, with an object of their awareness. In classical Greek literature it refers to removal of the mind or body "from its normal place of function.".

States of ecstasy (from the ancient Greek ekstasis, meaning 'standing outside') are moments when you lose your ordinary sense of self and feel connected to something greater than can be euphoric, but it can also be terrifying, says the philosopher Jules he selects five books that explore the significance and power of these surprisingly common experiences.^ Marghanita Laski, "Ecstasy.

A Study of Some Secular and Religious Experiences." The Cresset Press, London, p ^ Marghanita Laski, "Ecstasy in Religious and Secular Experiences." Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc., Los Angeles,ISBN p(Scripta Instituti Donneriani Aboensis XI: Religious Ecstasy. Based on Papers read at the Symposium on Religions Ecstasy held at Åbo, Finland, on the 26thth of August Edited by Nils G.

Holm.) ↑ Website quoting book by Marghanita Laski "Ecstasy in Secular and Religious Experiences",Los Angeles: J. P. Tarcher. ISBN