Table of contents for What is self? : a study of the spiritual journey in terms of consciousness / Bernadette Roberts.

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	CONTENTS
Introduction	ix
PART I: WHAT IS SELF?
	Definition of Terms	3
	Consciousness and the Senses	5
	Function of Consciousness	7
		The KnowingSelf	10
		The FeelingSelf	11
	Unity of Consciousness	13
	Summary of the System of Consciousness	15
	The Ego	18
	NoEgo Experience	21
	Beyond Transformation: The Pathless Path	28
	The Critical Turning Point	31
	Beyond the Turning Point: Unmasking the True Self	37
	Ecstasy: The Vehicle of Crossing Over	43
	NoSelf Experience	47
	Distinguishing Between Noego and Noself	52
	Conclusion	57
	One Way to View the Passage	59
	Appendix I: The Divine Experienced by Consciousness	60
	Appendix II: True Nature of Death and Resurrection	64
	Appendix III: Compendium of the Self Experience	68
PART II: THREE VIEWS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
	Introduction	77
	Three Views of Consciousness or Self	79
	Three Views of Ego	87
	Different Views of the Unconscious	95
	The Archetypes	105
	Conclusion	107
	Appendix I: Essence of the Divine	113
	Appendix II: Personal Discovery of Buddhism	114
	Bibliography Part II	121
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PART III: THE CHRISTIAN PASSAGE
CHAPTER ONE: AN OVERVIEW
	Introduction	125
	Christ's Revelation	129
	Two Different Types of Oneness	132
	Limitations of the Historical Christ	134
	Experience of Oneness and Beyond	137
	The Eucharistic Christ	139
	The Unitive Mystery of Christ	140
	The Fine Line Between Two Dimensions	143
	The Divine Beyond the Unitive View	145
	Experience vs Reality	150
	Knowing Without a Knower	154
	Did Christ Know He was God?	158
	The Ultimate Mystery of Christ	160
	The Eternal Body of Christ	163
CHAPTER TWO: STEPS IN MY CHRISTIAN PASSAGE
	Introduction	167
		God as Immanent	168
		God as Immanent and Transcendent	170
		Transformation Process or Dark Night of the Spirit	178
		The Marketplace	179
		Falling Away of Union: No-Self	185
		Resurrection	188
		Ascension	193
		Incarnation	195
	In The End	198
	Appendix I: How Is Christ Different from Ourselves
 or One of a Kind Among Men?	200
		Introduction	200
		Two Sides of the Incarnation	201
		Three Distinctions	205
			Once Removed	206
			Reverse Process	207
			 Christ as The Way	211
			Experience and Manifestation: The Difference	211
		Summary	214
		Postscript	215

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Contemplation.
Self -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Depersonalization -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.