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Angels Fear Towards an Epistemology of the Sacred

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ISBN-10: 1572735945

ISBN-13: 9781572735941

Edition: 2004

Authors: Gregory Bateson, Mary Catherine Bateson

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Mary Catherine Bateson is a writer and cultural anthropologist. Bateson has written and co-authored many books and articles, and lectures across the country and abroad. She has taught at Harvard, Northeastern University, Amherst College, Spelman College and abroad in the Philippines and in Iran. In 2004 she retired from her position as Clarence J. Robinson Professor in Anthropology and English at George Mason University and is now Professor Emerita. She serves on multiple advisory boards including the National Center on Atmospheric Research and the NSF, dealing with climate change. Mary Catherine Bateson's books in print include Composing a Life, Our Own Metaphor, and Peripheral Visions, as well as a memoir, With a Daughter's Eye: A Memoir of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson. Her latest is Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom (Knopf September 2010). Bateson divides her time between New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Introductionp. 1
The world of mental processp. 16
Metalogue : why do you tell stories?p. 31
The modelp. 36
Neither supernatural nor mechanicalp. 50
Metalogue : why placebos?p. 65
Let not thy left hand knowp. 69
Metalogue : secretsp. 82
Defenses of faithp. 88
Metalogue : are you creeping up?p. 100
The messages of nature and nurturep. 110
Metalogue : addictionp. 125
The unmocked Godp. 135
Metalogue : it's not herep. 145
The structure in the fabricp. 151
Innocence and experiencep. 167
So what's a meta for?p. 183
Metalogue : persistent shadep. 201
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