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'hysics, y, NY: Biblio- ;7-272 models biology. of mind :he Un- 'chology a which -condary -enomena y rather -rtes that observe ',y of the trance of intuition and he suggests the dis- R.A.W. h, Death NY: State liographic 47 figs; isciousness emerging asychology, ,The Na- ie presents usness re- inspersonal standing of herapy and stied "New ion." The and the fu- Ordinary lulder, CO: libliographic the Warrior, +asis of this ern times of ption of this and fearless possibility of tradition, on Aitation. The an utterly dinary world beyond our ews to which Meditation preconceptions continual re- been clung to s these partial by science. :e far more in .toady progress qhc insights of on the beliefs have narrowed tion in the or- nd ineffability. Parapsychology Abstracts International APPrcv ~vt:cipr'1YBe!oPbm ,? 4QP/tQN1i1i,tat QAuPZ DP96- iVROQQ4QOlWJ2%Q Aon, including precolt seeing them clearly as such, then we can discover a fresh perception of this world purified of preconception and narrow belief. We may, them, perceive ordinary magic -- a 02034. Hunt, Stoker. Ouija: The Most Dangerous Game. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1985. 156p. I fig; Index: 153- 156; 31 refs This is an overview of information about the ouija board. Hunt reports that in a recent survey he conducted, 30% use the ouija board to communicate with the dead, the same percentage to communicate with the living, and the remainder to develop psychic ability or as a means of guidance. He gives some case histories illustrating that using the ouija board can be both helpful and dangerous. Well-known cases discussed are Jane Robert's Seth and the Toronto "Philip" group experiment. He discusses auto- matisms as the inducers of psychosis and as a cure. An in- terview with Barbara Honegger is the subject of one chap- ter. The last chapter is entitled "How to Get the Best Results from Your Ouija Experiments." - R.A.W. 02035. Jackson, Edgar N. The Role of Faith in the Process of Healing. Minneapolis, MN: Winston Press, 1981. 203p. Bibliographic notes by chapter: 197-201; Biblio- graphy: 195-196 The emphasis here is on the role faith plays in heal- ing and that we are personally responsible for our state of health. There are several chapters on faith. Jackson examines the nature of faith, unconscious factors in faith, conscious processes in faith, and super-conscious expressions of faith. There is a chapter on innate faith and one on faith that is achieved. Most relevant to parapsychology is Chapter 10, "Mystical Illumination and the Super-healthy Person." Here he discusses the level of faith that employs "the higher levels of consciousness for its purposes." lie classifies the phenomena related to the superconsciousness in three categories: the psychological, the psychic, and the parapsychic. It closes with a section on the cultivation of revealed truth. The final chapters deal with cultivation of a life-affirming attitude. - R.A.W. 02036. Katz, Richard. Boiling Energy: Community Heal- ing Among the Kalahari Kung. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1982. 329p. Bibliography: 317-323; Glos- sary: 314-316; 2 figs; 19 illus; Index: 324-329 Katz reports on his field investigation of the ritual healing dance of the !Kung. The rituals are described in detail, and he shows how they are perceived at the ex- periential level through interviews with participants; he traces the role of healing in the healers' lives and in the community as a whole, and he presents a sociological ana- lysis of how the form and function of healing are shaped by the character of the !Kung social order. The book grew out of a request from the (Kung to "tell our story of healing to your people." The talks of four !Kung healers are the heart of the book. Of special interest are four chapters, "At a Healing Dance," "Educa- tion for Healing," "Career of the Healer," and "Psycho- logical and Spiritual Growth." Biographies are give of some important !Kung healers. - R.A.W. 02037. Loyc, David. The Sphinx and the Rainbow: Brain, Mind and Future Vision. Foreword by Willis Har- man. Boulder, CO: Shambhala/New Science Library, 1983. 236p. Bibliographic notes by chapter: 205215; Bibliography: 216-225; Index: 227-236; 15 figs; 1 questionnaire; 1 table Loye attempts to synthesize neurophysiology, psychol- ogy, parapsychology, and theoretical physics at a popular level in order to show how all parts of the brain can also attempts to show how to develop forecasting ahil There are 4 appendices. The first offers suggestions improving individual and group forecasting. The sea presents some of the tenets of the new psychophys The third is a response to critics of precognition (I marily C.E.M. Hansel). The last is a guide to educatio possibilities concerned with the forecasting mind: we shops, seminars, discussion guides; a sample college cou: field trip possibilities; and tests. - R.A.W. 02038. Sheikh, Antes A., Ed. International Review Mental Imagery. Volume 1. New York: Human Scien Press, 1984. 220p. Chap. Bibliography; 2 figs; Author Inc 203-215; Subject Index: 217-220; 6 tables Volume I of the International Review of Met Imagery is primarily an anthology of literature revi< Such topics as mental imagery in problem solving and t: estimation, imagination, and hypnosis are covered. chapter on hypnagogic imagery touches on the possibi of a relationship between psi and hypnagogic imag There are chapters on right hemispheric processing imagery in psychosomatic illness. A chapter that might useful to parapsychologists is one entitled "Bizarreness fects in Mental Imagery." Each chapter has a lengthy liography. - R.A.W. 020 9, )Yjllksr, D P. Un_ clean Spirits: --Possession xorcism in France and-En Ian in the Late Sixtee a Farl -Seventeenth Centuries Philadelphia , A: 1 versity of Pennsylvania Press, 1981. 116p. Bibliogral notes, by chapter: 89-110; Name Index: 111-116 Case histories of possession in France and England the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century presented. Sources drawn on consist of contemporary p lished accounts, which are mostly eyewitnesses, or comps from the evidence of eyewitnesses. The printed ae o o cases were sometimes supplemented by manuscript sous and, when the possession involved accusations of wit- craft, legal records of the witch's trial. For the (th, theory of possession and exorcism he relied on the dcba arising out of the cases and on authorities cited in thL ranging from the Bible, its commentators, and the Chu Fathers, to fifteenth- and sixteenth-century treatises magic and witchcraft. This book is of interest to parapsychologists beta claims of psi phenomena were associated with possessi the ability to speak and understand languages not kno to the patient; clairvoyance; and bodily strength excecdi the person's normal capacity. - DT/R.A.W. 02040. Wilber, Ken. Eye to Eye: The Quest for t New Paradigm. Garden City, NY: Anchor Press/Doub day, 1983. 326p. Bibliography: 311-317; 15 figs; Index: 319-3 In the Preface Wilber says 'This is a book about overall or 'comprehensive' knowledge quest -- not with view toward any sort of finality in knowledge, but w- a view toward some sort of balance in the quest its( It is about empirical science, philosophy, psychology, a transcendental religion; about sensory knowledge, symbo knowledge, and spiritual knowledge; and about how th might all fit together. It discusses what a "comprehensis paradigm might eventually look like, and -- just as imp, taut or perhaps more important -- it attempts to expo and unravel some of the major obstacles to the emerges of such a paradigm." Nine of the 10 chapters we originally published (in the same or variant format) in r Journal of Altered States of Consciousness (1), Joure of Transpersonal Psychology (3), and ReVision (5). 1 chapter titles are Eye to Eye; The Problem of Proof; Mandalic Map of Consciousness; Development, Meditati, td-2000/08/11 : CIA-RDP96-00792R000400070002-5 Approved For'Rel.ease 2000/08/11: CIA-RDP96-00792R000400070002-5 Parapsychology Abstracts International Committee for the Scientific Investigation of the Paranor- mal. In the final chapter, he examines the collective fu- ture of humankind, which he considers to be quite bleak, but he closes with the hope that parapsychology might save civilization as we know it. - R.A.W. 02918. Moody, Raymond A., Jr. Elvis After Life: Un- usual Experiences Surrounding the Death of a Superstar. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publishers, Ltd., 1987. 158p. This is not strictly a book on parapsychology but in part it deals with experiences traditionally labeled para- psychological. It could be called a kind of folklore in the making. It is included here because it illustrates an ap- proach to the study of human experiences that para psychologists might well emulate. It does not attempt to prove anything, although the author did interview all of the persons whose experiences are included at firsthand. It is valuable because he does not rule out the possibility of some experiences because of their improbability. By study- ing the full range of experiences of an unusual nature fol- lowing a single focal point--the death of Elvis Presley-it becomes possible to view the experiences as aspects of a continuum-which is needed in parapsychology. Rather than attempting to "prove" whether the experiences "really" happened as reported, psychiatrist Moody is interested in them "for what they reveal about the human mind and spirit" (p. 2 of Introduction). Some of the experiences re- lated are premonitory of Elvis' death. There are appari- tions and inexplicable physical effects. Many of the per- sons interviewed are convinced that Elvis has been in con- tact with them since his death. Moody adds a new dimen- sion to the study of psychic experiences associated with the death of a person by his sensitivity to the "emotional con- text of human grief and bereavement in which they occur" (p. 154). - R.A.W. 02919. Myers, Arthur. The Ghostly Register: Haunted Dwellings--Active Spirits: A Journey to America's Strangest Landmarks. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1986. 378p. 95 illus; Ind: 369-378 One of the newest and one of the best journalistic accounts of haunts one can visit. Descriptions of 64 haunted places are included, with specific locations given. In each case, Myers provides the location, a description of the place, the ghostly manifestations that occur there, a history of the place, the identity of the presumed ghost, his or her personality, witnesses, best time to witness, whether or not it is haunted today, investigations that have been made, and the names of persons submitting the data. Illustrations are also included. The last chapter is a direc- tory of parapsychologists, psychics, and organizations the reader can contact for assistance and information. - R.A.W. 02920. Perry, Michael (Ed.). Deliverance: Psychic Distur- bances and Occult Involvement. London, Eng: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1987. 143p. Ind: 141-143 This book is an outgrowth of the experience of the Christian Exorcism Study Group that has helped to train those who advise Anglican bishops in regard to exorcism. Although developed for the Church of England, the tech- niques employed can be applied by any Christian. The "deliverance" of the title is used intentionally to denote a wider area of concern than simple exorcism. "Deliverance is about freeing people from the bondage of Satan. It may occasionally involve exorcism, but generally it does not" (p. 2). The book is aimed at "Christian ministers in pastoral situations" to aid those in need of deliverance. It begins by setting forth 12 general guidelines. There follow chapters on poltergeist phenomena, "ghosts" and memories of place; apparitions and haunts; occultism, Satanism, and witchcraft; possession syndrome; possession; and exorcism. There are appendixes that set forth the demonic and exor- cism in the Bible, the Christian exorcism tradition, team work and networking within the diocese, and liturgical and prayer material. - R.A.W. 02921. Pilkington, Rosemarie (Ed.). Men and Women of Parapsychology: Personal Reflections. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1987. 173p. Bibl: 161-167; Chap bibls; Ind: 169- 173 The author interviewed 12 persons over 65 who had devoted most of their careers to psychical research (parapsychology). Her aim was to present "personal reflec- tions by the 'elder statespersons' of the field". . . [as] a means of sharing at least a little of their wisdom with those not fortunate enough to know them" (p. vii). Each of the persons interviewed was asked to address 5 areas: how they became interested in parapsychology, what they felt were their most important contributions, what they might have done differently or how their beliefs might have changed as a result of being in the field of para- psychology, what unusual experiences they might have had that exceeded their previous expectations, and what advice they would give to newcomers to the field. The persons in- terviewed were 4 psychiatrists (Jan Ehrenwald, Jule Eisen- bud, Emilio Scrvadio, Montague Ullman), a psychologist (Gertrude Schmeidler), a biologist (Bernard Grad), - a physicist (Joseph H. Rush), two with literary careers (Renee Haynes and George Zorab), and three full-time parapsychologists (Hans Bender, Eileen Coly, and Karlis Osis). Bibliographies are included for each author and there is a general bibliography at the end of the book. In an interesting Foreword, Stanley Krippner describes a pat- tern he discerned while reading these essays. This pattern was evident in the factors that predisposed the person to enter the field, the precipitating factors that led each to become identified with, parapsychology, and the main- tenance factors that made possible their continued involve- ment. He uses examples from the book to illustrate his points. - R.A.W. 02922. Randi, James. The Faith Healers. Foreword by Carl Sagan. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1987. 313p. Bibl: 307; 3 figs; 1 graph; 37 illus Magician James Randi herein exposes the deception and exploitation practices of the major televangelists, in- cluding Peter Popoff, W.V. Grant, Pat Robertson, and Oral Roberts. He also investigated A.A. Allen, Leroy Jenkins, Willard Fuller (the "psychic dentist"), and Ralph DiOrio. Chapter 14, "The Lesser Lights," includes Danny Davis, Kathryn Kuhlman, Daniel Atwood, David Epley, Al Warick (Brother Al), David Paul Ernest Angley, Frances and Charles Hunter ("The Happy Hunters"). Randi ex- poses the,tricks used by some of the healers, supported by evidence he and some colleagues gathered over a 4-year period. He also emphasizes the gullibility and misplaced faith of the victims, which plays a part in their victimiza- tion and exploitation. Randi demands that legal action be taken against the exploiters. There is a chapter on "Practical Limitations of Medical Science," in which he points out that people expect too much of traditional medicine, and when disappointed, they turn to unorthodox methods of healing. A chapter is devoted to his unsuccess- ful efforts to obtain evidence of successful cures. This lack of evidence leads him to question whether any cures actually took place. A brief chapter reviews legal issues involved in aspects of unorthodox healing. - R.A.W. 02923. 11. Parapsy, Louisa I- 1983 at Durham. 130p. Bit Th in case The edit especiall- and the daughter sketch o emphasis years 0' JoMarie Louisa Rhine's troversit ferent . Particul. Case C based o Rhine. Roll ex macro-F K.R. R which the nat Osis re tions. reincan Willian known thaman is arras lished J.B. R 1983. - 02924. Surviv shire, 18 illu vival capacit commt psychic considi viva], chapte Elects phone from consid- views most 02925. 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