Fire in the Head

Fire in the Head : Shamanism and the Celtic Spirit

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Description

A lyrical exploration of shamanism and Celtic tradition that explores the various myths, tales, shamanic techniques, and cross-cultural connections.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 212 x 178 x 17mm | 352g
  • HarperOne
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0062501747
  • 9780062501745
  • 107,582

Review quote

"An engrossing, intelligent, and shamanically well-informed work that is an important gift to all those Westerners seeking a knowledge of Celtic shamanism."-- Michael Harner, Ph.D., author of "The Way of the Shaman"An important and fascinating work on Celtic shamanism. Highly recommended."-- Serge Kahili King, author of "Urban Shaman"A fascinating and entertaining study ... [illuminating] glimpses of an original Celtic shamanism that appears in British and Irish folklore and liteary remains. "Fire in the Head" also offers an account of Celtic supernaturalism in general, and unveils the mysterious background of certain folk heroes, such as Robin Hood."-- ?ke Hultkrantz, author of "Native Religions of North America"A remarkable exploration of shamanism [using] cross-cultural myths to explain the history and roots of the Celtic spirit."-- Sandra Ingerman, author of "Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self
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797 ratings
3.97 out of 5 stars
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4 31% (249)
3 21% (165)
2 7% (54)
1 2% (19)
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