Thomas Joiner's Mindlessness chronicles the promising rise of mindfulness and its perhaps inevitable degradation.

Author: Thomas Joiner

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190200626

Category: Psychology

Page: 224

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"How Mindfulness Lost Its Mind chronicles the promising rise of mindfulness and its troubling corruption. Joiner gives mindfulness its full due, both as an interesting and useful philosophical vantage point in itself, and as an empirically supported means to address various life challenges. He then charts contemporary societal trends towards individual narcissism that have intertwined with and co-opted the mindfulness movement. The book examines the dispiriting consequences for many sectors of society, ponders ways to mitigate if not undo them, and considers what if anything can be salvaged from the original, useful concept"--
Categories: Psychology

Psychotherapy Mindfulness and Buddhist Meditation

Psychotherapy  Mindfulness and Buddhist Meditation

In his book Mindlessness: The Corruption of Mindfulness in a Culture of
Narcissism, Thomas Joiner has raised his concern that the original idea behind
mindfulness may have been undermined by the narcissistic, egoistic and
solipsistic turn ...

Author: Tullio Giraldi

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030290030

Category: Psychology

Page: 238

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This book critically examines the development of mindfulness, tracing its development from Buddhist meditation to its variety of popular applications today, including the treatment of mental disorders, wellbeing and improvement of performance. The book begins with a chapter on the meaning of mindfulness, then moves on to chart the spread of Buddhism into the western world and examine the development of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). The second half of the book considers some of the growing concerns related to mindfulness such as the loss of the moral and communitarian values of Buddhism, and the psychologicization and medicalization of existential problems into a capitalist society.
Categories: Psychology

Religion in America

Religion in America

Psychologist Thomas Joiner's Mindlessness: The Corruption of Mindfulness in a
Culture of Narcissism is one accounting of how that transformation occurred.31
Alongside these alternative healing philosophies and practices, Christian ...

Author: John Corrigan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351190299

Category: Religion

Page: 610

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This comprehensive narrative account of religion in America from the sixteenth century through the present depicts the religious life of the American people within the context of American society. It addresses topics ranging from the European origins of American religious thought and the diversity of religion in America, to the relation of nationhood with religious practice and the importance of race, ethnicity, and gender in American religious history. Split into four parts this textbook covers: Religion in a Colonial Context, 1492-1789 The New Nation, 1789-1865 Years of Midpassage, 1865-1918 Modern America, 1918- Present This new edition has been thoroughly updated to include further discussion of colonialism, religious minorities, space and empire, religious freedom, emotion, popular religion, sexuality, the ascent of the "nones," Islamophobia, and the development of an American mission to the world. With a detailed timeline, illustrations and maps throughout, and an accompanying companion website Religion in America is the perfect introduction for students new to the study of this topic who wish to understand the key themes, places, and people who shaped the world as we know it today.
Categories: Religion

Journal of Moral Theology Volume 9 Number 1

Journal of Moral Theology  Volume 9  Number 1

A relevant example can be seen in the benefits of expert Buddhist monks'
criticisms of mindfulness as taught by (largely) ... Thomas Joiner, Mindlessness:
The Corruption of Mindfulness in a Culture of Narcissism (New York: Oxford,

Author: Christopher McMahon

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781725262553

Category: Religion

Page: 262

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A Note from the Editor What Can Theology Offer Psychology? Some Considerations in the Context of Depression Jessica Coblentz The Accompaniment of Psychology and Theology: A Response to Jessica Coblentz Anthony H. Ahrens A Force for Good: When and Why Religion Predicts Prosocial Behavior Karina Schumann Haunted Salvation: The Generational Consequences of Ecclesial Sex Abuse and the Conditions for Conversion Stephanie Edwards and Kimberly Humphrey The Body and Posttraumatic Healing: A Teresian Approach Julia Feder What is This Hope?: Insights from Christian Theology and Positive Psychology Barbara Sain Christian Meaning-Making through Suffering in Theology and Psychology of Religion Jason McMartin, Eric Silverman, M. Elizabeth Lewis Hall, Jamie Aten, and Laura Shannonhouse White Fragility as White Epistemic Disorientation Stephen R. Calme The Ontological Priority of Being a Body Beth Zagrobelny Lofgren 'Resilient Faithfulness': A Dynamic Dialectic Between the Trans- cendent and Physical Dimensions of the Human Person Christopher Krall, S.J. The Pastoral Mystique: A Feminist Ecclesiological Approach to Clergy Burnout David von Schlichten Psyche, Soul, and Salvation: Psychology, Theology, and the Science of the Human and Its Place in Theology Christopher McMahon Book Reviews
Categories: Religion