Ruth A. Tucker's book is a comprehensive survey of all the major alternative religions in the United States, including the new groups since the 1960s.The modern shaman carries out that tradition as a aquot; a#39;technician of ecstacy, a#39; whose purpose is to reconnect people with the sacred, as mystic mediator, guide and healer. ... overtones and conflicting meanings associated with the more familiar labelsaquot; such as aquot;witchdoctor, aquot; aquot;medicine man, aquot; and aquot;sorcerer. ... Lynn Andrews is the subject of a newspaper article entitled aquot;Shea#39;s A Pathfinder in Post- feminist Era.
|Author||:||Ruth A. Tucker|
|Publisher||:||HarperCollins Christian Publishing - 2004-04|