Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapter 1, Discovering the Way Abstract
* The author reports on commonalities between the world's shamanic spiritual belief systems.
* Harner lives among tribal people and learns shamanic ways firsthand from them.
* He describes his own spiritual experiences involving water.
* He writes about his experience of "flying" inside a mountain.
Chapter 2, The Shamanic Journey: Introduction Abstract
* The author writes...
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