We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Science and Spiritual Practices by Rupert Sheldrake

In this pioneering book Rupert Sheldrake shows how science helps validate seven practices on which all religions are built, and which are part of our common human heritage:

Meditation

Gratitude

Connecting with nature

Relating to plants

Rituals

Singing and chanting

Pilgrimage and holy places.

The effects of spiritual practices are now being investigated scientifically as never before, and many studies have shown that religious and spiritual practices generally make people happier and healthier.

Rupert Sheldrake summarizes the latest scientific research on what happens when we take part in these practices, and suggests ways that readers can explore these fields for themselves. For those who are religious, Science and Spiritual Practices will illuminate the evolutionary origins of their own traditions and give a new appreciation of their power. For the non-religious, this book will show how the core practices of spirituality are accessible to all, even if they do not subscribe to a religious belief system.

This is a book for anyone who suspects that in the drive towards radical secularism, something valuable has been left behind. Rupert Sheldrake believes that by opening ourselves to the spiritual dimension we may find the strength to live more wholesome and fulfilling lives.

Buy Science and Spiritual Practices by Rupert Sheldrake from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781473630093
ISBN-10: 1473630096
Format: Paperback / softback
(199mm x 155mm x 19mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Coronet Books
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Science and Spiritual Practices by Rupert Sheldrake

Book Reviews - Science and Spiritual Practices by Rupert Sheldrake

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Science and Spiritual Practices book by Rupert Sheldrake and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


Author Biography - Rupert Sheldrake

Dr Rupert Sheldrake is a biologist and author of more than eighty technical papers and ten books, including A New Science of Life. He was a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, where he was Director of Studies in cell biology, and was also a Research Fellow of the Royal Society. From 2005-2010 he was the Director of the Perrott-Warrick Project for research on unexplained human abilities, funded from Trinity College, Cambridge. He is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences in California, and a Visiting Professor at the Graduate Institute in Connecticut. He is married, has two sons and lives in London. Follow Rupert on Twitter @RupertSheldrake. His web site is www.sheldrake.org

A Preview for this title is currently not available.