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Holy Wind in Navajo Philosophy
By James Kale McNeley
115 pp. / 6.00 in x 9.00 in / 1981
Paper (978-0-8165-0724-5) [s]
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  - Philosophy and Religion
  - Navajo

The author has written a well-documented book on the Navajo concept of personality. . . . Holy Wind gives life, movement, thought, speech, and behavior and links the Navajo soul to the immanent powers of the universe. . . . A valuable case study. —Journal of Psychology & Theology

"An admirable volume . . . it illustrates how much we can learn about the importance of poetry as a fundamental activity by investigating the traditions of what should be acknowledged as the New World's unique classical past." —New Scholar

"This book is a fascinating analysis of what obviously is a central dimension in the traditional Navajo awareness of life." —New Mexico Historical Review

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