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The man who could fly

£18.00

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St. Joseph of Copertino began having mystical visions at the age of seven, but it was not until he began practicing his faith as a Franciscan priest that he realized the full potential of his mind's power over his body-he was able to levitate. Throughout his priesthood St. Joseph became famous for frequent levitations that were observed on hundreds of occasions and by thousands of witnesses, including many skeptics. Michael Grosso delves into the biography of the saint to explore the many strange phenomena that surrounded his life and develops potential physical explanations for some of the most astounding manifestations of his religious ecstasy. Grosso draws upon contemporary explorations into cognition, the relationship between the human mind and body, and the scientifically recorded effects of meditation and other transcendent practices to reveal the implications of St. Joseph's experiences and abilities.

This lovely 2016 copy has no apparent defects.

Item details

Author(s):
Grosso, Michael
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
9.5" x 6.25" (8vo)
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1442256729
ISBN-13:
9781442256729
Number of pages:
251
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield
Title:
The man who could fly

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St. Joseph of Copertino began having mystical visions at the age of seven, but it was not until he began practicing his faith as a Franciscan priest that he realized the full potential of his mind's power over his body-he was able to levitate. Throughout his priesthood St. Joseph became famous for frequent levitations that were observed on hundreds of occasions and by thousands of witnesses, including many skeptics. Michael Grosso delves into the biography of the saint to explore the many strange phenomena that surrounded his life and develops potential physical explanations for some of the most astounding manifestations of his religious ecstasy. Grosso draws upon contemporary explorations into cognition, the relationship between the human mind and body, and the scientifically recorded effects of meditation and other transcendent practices to reveal the implications of St. Joseph's experiences and abilities.

This lovely 2016 copy has no apparent defects.

Author(s):
Grosso, Michael
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
9.5" x 6.25" (8vo)
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1442256729
ISBN-13:
9781442256729
Number of pages:
251
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield
Title:
The man who could fly

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