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Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

作者 William Richards
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences:,SacredKnowledgeisthefirstwell-documented,sophisticatedaccountoftheeffectofpsychedelicsonbiologicalpr

內容簡介

內容簡介 Sacred Knowledge is the first well-documented, sophisticated account of the effect of psychedelics on biological processes, human consciousness, and revelatory religious experiences. Based on nearly three decades of legal research with volunteers, William A. Richards argues that, if used responsibly and legally, psychedelics have the potential to assuage suffering and constructively affect the quality of human life.Richards's analysis contributes to social and political debates over the responsible integration of psychedelic substances into modern society. His book serves as an invaluable resource for readers who, whether spontaneously or with the facilitation of psychedelics, have encountered meaningful, inspiring, or even disturbing states of consciousness and seek clarity about their experiences. Testing the limits of language and conceptual frameworks, Richards makes the most of experiential phenomena that stretch our conception of reality, advancing new frontiers in the study of belief, spiritual awakening, psychiatric treatment, and social well-being. His findings enrich humanities and scientific scholarship, expanding work in philosophy, anthropology, theology, and religious studies and bringing depth to research in mental health, psychotherapy, and psychopharmacology.

作者介紹

作者介紹 William A. Richards is a clinical psychologist at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center with formal training in theology and comparative religion. Earlier in his career, he pursued psychedelic research at Spring Grove Hospital Center and the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center in Baltimore. His graduate education included studies at Yale University, Brandeis University, Catholic University, the Andover-Newton Theological School, and the University of Göttingen.

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書名 / Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences
作者 / William Richards
簡介 / Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences:,SacredKnowledgeisthefirstwell-documented,sophisticatedaccountoftheeffectofpsychedelicsonbiologicalpr
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9780231174060
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9780231174060
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 23.4X16.0X2.8CM
重量(g) / 589.7
尺寸 / 23.4X16.0X2.8CM
頁數 / 280
裝訂 / H:精裝
級別 / N:無
語言 / 3:英文

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