Ecstasy and Enstasy: two sides of the same coin?
ABSTRACT - I argue, contra Eliade and Fischer, that ecstasy and enstasy are not fundamentally or structurally different or extremes at the ends of an ASC spectrum but, as the title suggests, two sides of the same coin. That coin is â€˜trance experience'. I show that Fischerâ€™s model is untenable and that a better understanding of the relationship between these experiences is provided by the model of trance states that I supply.
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