The Resource Opening the doors of wonder : reflections on religious rites of passage, Arthur J. Magida

Opening the doors of wonder : reflections on religious rites of passage, Arthur J. Magida

Label
Opening the doors of wonder : reflections on religious rites of passage
Title
Opening the doors of wonder
Title remainder
reflections on religious rites of passage
Statement of responsibility
Arthur J. Magida
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Magida, Arthur J
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL600
LC item number
.M28 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ritual
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Religions
Label
Opening the doors of wonder : reflections on religious rites of passage, Arthur J. Magida
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-289)
Contents
Introduction : sometimes, the magic works -- Part One-Christianity : Soldiers for Christ -- 1. The descent of the spirit -- 2. Bob Abernethy : no fundamental, life-changing experience -- 3. Chinua Achebe : What makes someone give up their religion? -- 4. Huston Smith : religion saturated the house -- 5. Julia Sweeney : that soldier-of-Christ, slap-across-the-face stuff is sick -- 6. Jim Zogby : the Wal-Mart-ization of the church -- Part Two-Judaism : Would Anne Frank sing karaoke? -- 7. What, really, is a man? -- 8. Leon Botstein : I'm tone-deaf to belief -- 9. Roz Chast : I was like a spy, like a closet Jew -- 10. Rabbi Harold Kushner : I wanted to make my parents proud -- 11. Letty and Abigail Pogrebin, mother and daughter : "You are a woman" meant "You do the dishes" -- 12. Ram Dass : mushrooms gave me what I could have had at my Bar Mitzvah -- 13. Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin : Israel and I came of age together -- 14. Elie Wiesel : I am not God's policeman -- Part Three-Hinduism : Coming to Brahma, knowing nirvana -- 15. The thread of life -- 16. Deepak and Gotham Chopra, father and son : religion is frequently idiotic -- Part Four-Buddhism : Original perfection versus original sin -- 17. Waking up -- 18. Roshi John Daido Loori : born a Buddha. Die a Buddha -- 19. Robert Thruman : I looked like Henry Miller in drag -- Part Five-Islam : Seven essential words -- 20. Allah is one -- 21. Coleman Barks : just being sentient is cause for rapture -- 22. Dr. Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) : floating on a cloud of mercy -- 23. Michael Wolfe : I feel like a monotheist with extra credentials -- Epilogue : Would anyone riding by on a horse even notice?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9780520245457
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20060077 29
Other control number
9780520245457
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64624878
  • (OCoLC)64624878
Label
Opening the doors of wonder : reflections on religious rites of passage, Arthur J. Magida
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-289)
Contents
Introduction : sometimes, the magic works -- Part One-Christianity : Soldiers for Christ -- 1. The descent of the spirit -- 2. Bob Abernethy : no fundamental, life-changing experience -- 3. Chinua Achebe : What makes someone give up their religion? -- 4. Huston Smith : religion saturated the house -- 5. Julia Sweeney : that soldier-of-Christ, slap-across-the-face stuff is sick -- 6. Jim Zogby : the Wal-Mart-ization of the church -- Part Two-Judaism : Would Anne Frank sing karaoke? -- 7. What, really, is a man? -- 8. Leon Botstein : I'm tone-deaf to belief -- 9. Roz Chast : I was like a spy, like a closet Jew -- 10. Rabbi Harold Kushner : I wanted to make my parents proud -- 11. Letty and Abigail Pogrebin, mother and daughter : "You are a woman" meant "You do the dishes" -- 12. Ram Dass : mushrooms gave me what I could have had at my Bar Mitzvah -- 13. Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin : Israel and I came of age together -- 14. Elie Wiesel : I am not God's policeman -- Part Three-Hinduism : Coming to Brahma, knowing nirvana -- 15. The thread of life -- 16. Deepak and Gotham Chopra, father and son : religion is frequently idiotic -- Part Four-Buddhism : Original perfection versus original sin -- 17. Waking up -- 18. Roshi John Daido Loori : born a Buddha. Die a Buddha -- 19. Robert Thruman : I looked like Henry Miller in drag -- Part Five-Islam : Seven essential words -- 20. Allah is one -- 21. Coleman Barks : just being sentient is cause for rapture -- 22. Dr. Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) : floating on a cloud of mercy -- 23. Michael Wolfe : I feel like a monotheist with extra credentials -- Epilogue : Would anyone riding by on a horse even notice?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9780520245457
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20060077 29
Other control number
9780520245457
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64624878
  • (OCoLC)64624878

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