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Greece - Supernatural From KALAMOS BOOKS


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Hungry Ghosts : An Investigation into Channelling and the Spirit World

By Fisher, Joe

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1991 "Fisher, a skeptical journalist, attended a seance in 1984 at which he heard the channelled voice of an eighteenth-century Greek woman who said she had loved him in his previous lives. Enchanted, Fisher allowed the intrusion of this "guide" to endanger his real-life love interest. But when he embarked on a five-year investigation of the claims of his "guide" and her fellow spirits, what he discovered shook and shocked him." 280p. Illus Bibliography & Index.. First Pbk.Ed... Pbk. Near Fine.

$10.00

The Dangerous Hour : The Lore and Culture of Crisis and Mystery in Rural Greece

By Blum, Richard and Eva

New York: Charles Scribner, 1970 "The crisis of sickness and pain, the wonders of healing and of birth, the mysteries of supernatural danger and death - for the Greeks these are the moments of the bad or dangerous hour " A comprehensive survey of village beliefs and attitudes based on meticulous field work. Assissted by Anna Ammeera and Sophie Kallifatidou. 410p. bibliography.index. 1st.US Ed... Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.

$40.00

Health and Healing in Rural Greece

By Blum, Richard and Eva

Stanford CA: Stanford U.Press, 1965 A comprehensive survey of village beliefs and attitudes about health and healing, and the folklore associated with sickness and recovery, based on meticulous field work. Assissted by Anna Ammeera and Sophie Kallifatidou. 269p. bibliography.index. 1st.US Ed... Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$35.00

Demons and the Devil : Moral Imagination in Modern Greek Culture
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Demons and the Devil : Moral Imagination in Modern Greek Culture

By Stewart, Charles

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991 Challenging the conventional notion that these often malevolent demons belong exclusively to a realm of folklore or superstition separate from Christianity, the author looks at beliefs about the exotica and the Orthodox Devil to demonstrate the interdependency of doctrinal and local religion.. First Pbk.Ed... Soft Cover. New.

$40.00