Parkstone International
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Opium, einst für rituelle Zwecke verwendet, ist eine Substanz, die Schmerzen dämpft und Zugang zu einer künstlichen Welt bietet. Lange wurde es von Künstlern und Konsumenten idealisiert. Baudelaire, Picasso und Dickens waren begeistert, künstlerische Inspiration mithilfe des blauen Rauches zu bekommen. Entweder als heilige Droge oder schlimmstes Gift bekannt, wurde Opium in Großbritannien schnell beliebt und ein wichtes Handelsprodukt mit dem Kaiserreich China. Dieses illustrierte Buch stellt die Geschichte und quasi-religiösen Riten des Opiumkonsums dar.
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Wigal holds degrees in music, adult education, and liturgical theology, all of which he has taught at universities, along with Gregorian chant and film education. He also has certification from the Institute for Spiritual Theology and from the University of the City of New York.

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Parkstone International
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Jun 12, 2014
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