Navigation Links
Conference on the study of contemporary spirituality next week at University of Haifa

The 2nd Conference on the Study of Contemporary Spirituality will take place at the University of Haifa on Monday, 8 March, 2010. The conference will host an astounding 32 sessions and dozens of lectures presenting studies that encompass the field of contemporary spiritualism in Israel and around the world. "This is a wide phenomenon that touches many audiences and comprises a variety of areas. As such, the academic world and its various disciplines have found it worthy of attention and research," says Marianna Ruah-Midbar of the Department of Education at the University of Haifa, who is heading the conference's organizing committee alongside Prof. Ofra Mayseless.

"More and more scholars have become aware that spirituality is an academically researchable topic within the existing disciplines, and therefore there is no reason to prevent this research. Most of all, we see that there is much curiosity regarding insights that can be attained from these studies," Prof. Mayseless said.

Topics that will be discussed include: Hasidism and neo-Hasidism; spirituality and physical health; Internet, spirituality and religion; spirituality and law; spirituality and economy; feminine spirituality in the Jewish world; Buddhism and psychology; ecology and spirituality; and more.

Most sessions will be held in Hebrew. English sessions include:

  • Experiential exploration in Jewish-Buddhist meditation - Rabbi James Moshe Jacobson-Maisels (University of Chicago; Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies)
  • Spirituality: A Bah' Perspective - Dr. Vahid Ra'fati (Bah'ai World Center, Haifa)
  • Scientologists and Satanists, Rabbis and Raelians - Prof. James Lewis (University of Troms, Norway)
  • Silence, fear and attachments East-West study in organizational context - Mr. Jain Rajesh (New Delhi University)


Contact: Rachel Feldman
University of Haifa

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. SOKO Fitness & Spa Group to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
2. New Alzheimers Prevention Efforts, and Non-Drug Treatments, Featured at 25th Conference of Alzheimers Disease International
3. State-of-the Art in Alzheimers Research Featured at 25th Conference of Alzheimers Disease International
4. GlobalSign to Demonstrate Online Security Solutions to Educational Institutes at NERCOMP Conference
5. Osteotech to Present at the Canaccord Adams Musculoskeletal Conference
6. Centene Corporation to Present at Cowen and Company Annual Health Care Conference
7. Statement from Larry Minnix, President & CEO, American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, On the Therapy Cap Coalition Press Conference
8. The First Annual CQ HealthBeat Conference
9. Cardiac Science Sets Date for Fourth Quarter, Year-End Results Release and Conference Call
10. Labopharm to present at Cowen 30th Annual Health Care Conference
11. Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at the 2010 Rodman & Renshaw Annual China Investment Conference in Beijing
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/1/2015)... TX (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... Dr. ... of Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery, has been named by MedEsthetics magazine as the Best Single ... of the best among the many elite aesthetic physicians honored by the industry publication. ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... December 1, 2015 -- InstantLabs is adding ... product line of food safety and seafood fraud prevention tools. , The new ... InstantLabs to offer fast, reliable species identification for the four most popular salmon. ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... It’s official: Tattoo taboo is a thing of the past. ... Millennials (a whopping one in three aged 18 to 25 is inked). As tattoos ... their ink. In fact, RealSelf , the world’s largest community for learning and ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... of adjunctive imaging is the focus of numerous abstracts accepted for presentation here, ... 4, 2015. Nine abstracts highlight the use of Volpara Solutions’ quantitative breast ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... , Visage Imaging Inc. (“Visage”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pro Medicus Ltd. ... results enhancements at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015 annual meeting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/1/2015)... BANGALORE, India and PITTSBURGH ... TASE: MYL) today announced that it expects to be ... developing country markets funded by international donors, TLE400 (Tenofovir ... Efavirenz 400 mg) for $99 per patient, per year. ... to develop TLE400. The significantly reduced price could generate ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... , Dec. 1, 2015 Breg, Inc ... services, announced today that it has been awarded three ... Members served by Novation will have access to improved ... bracing products and soft goods dedicated to advancing orthopedic ... The aging U.S. population, rising prevalence of chronic ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... N.J. , Dec. 1, 2015 ... against HIV/AIDS, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ... its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies to significantly reduce the ... who make up 74 percent of new HIV ... Announced on World AIDS Day, these new initiatives ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: