The Dream Encyclopedia

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Visible Ink Press, May 1, 2009 - Self-Help - 432 pages
Exploring the fascinating world of dreams, this comprehensive reference examines more than 250 dream-related topics, from art to history to science, including how factors such as self-healing, ESP, literature, religion, sex, cognition and memory, and medical conditions can all have an effect on dreams. Dream symbolism and interpretation is examined in historical, cultural, and psychological detail, while a dictionary—updated with 1,000 symbols and explanations—offers further insights. Dreaming about teeth, for instance, can indicate control issues, and dreaming of a zoo can indicate that the dreamer needs to tidy up some situation. Examining these concepts and more, this is the ultimate dreamer's companion.

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This A-to-Z resource covers everything one needs to know about dreams from the early fascination of the fourth century B.C.E., when Chuang-tzu dreamed that he was a butterfly, to dreams and the New ... Read full review


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James R. Lewis is a professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point and the author of Angels A to Z, The Astrology Book, Doomsday Prophecies: A Complete Guide to the End of the World, Legitimating New Religions, and Modern Witchcraft and Odd Gods: New Religions and the Cult Controversy. He lives in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

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