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Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work

Spiritual Practices in a Scientific Age

By Rupert Sheldrake

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By the author of The Science Delusion a detailed account of how science can authenticate spirituality

Rupert Sheldrake is admired by both scientists and believers, both mainstream Christians but also in New Age and alternative circles.

His famous theory of morphic resonance arose from an observation that once one blue tit discovered that it could peck through the silver foil on milk bottles to get the cream, blue tits all around the world began to do this in a remarkably short time - faster than if blue tits were able to talk and pass the message on.

Sheldrake's theory is that consciousness is not local to human and animal brains but that we all tune into a cosmic consciousness. In this book he applies these theories to:
· Prayer
· Psychedelics
· Fasting
· Making good habits habitual
· Sports
· Music
· Dancing

Biographical Notes

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

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