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Tables of Contents for Heart
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Author's Note
xi
 
Prologue: The Rhythms That Count
1
18
Part One: The Heart Through Time
The Elephant with a Heart
19
1
Heart Shape
20
2
The Sumerians
22
5
The Egyptians
27
6
An Ancient Boy's Heart
30
3
The Hebrews
33
10
The Hindus
43
12
The Upanishads
43
6
Religious Heart/Romantic Heart: The Hindu Connection
49
4
The Chakras
53
2
Siddhartha Gautama: The Buddha
55
6
The Chinese
61
8
Confucius
61
3
Lao-tzu and the Tao Te Ching
64
2
Heart Ideas in Chinese Medicine
66
3
The Japanese
69
4
Haiku
72
1
The Greeks
73
7
The Durable Heart of Baby Dionysus Zagreus
73
2
The Heart Separates from the Head: The Fathers of Philosophy
75
3
Socrates
78
2
Jesus of Nazareth
80
6
Muhammad, Prophet of Islam
86
7
St. Augustine: The Autobiographical Heart
93
5
The Romantic Heart: From Courtly Love to Valentines
98
13
The Troubadours
98
4
Chretien de Troyes
102
2
The Heart of Heloise
104
4
The Valentine
108
3
The Great Heart Split of the Seventeenth Century
111
17
William Harvey
112
3
The First Stethoscope
115
1
St. Teresa's Heart Preserved in Alcohol
116
1
The Nun Who Popularized the Sacred Heart of Jesus
117
4
Blaise Pascal
121
7
Hard Times and Where Is the Heart? The Industrial Revolution to the Present
128
11
A Recapitulation
135
4
Heart Signs in These Times?
139
8
Books with Heart
140
2
Open-heart Occupations
142
5
Part Two: Heart Themes in Life and Art
Heartbreak
147
29
Terminal: My Brother's Story
147
12
Avenged Through Art: George Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak House and Elizabeth Bowen's The Death of the Heart
159
11
Heartbreak Observed: C.S. Lewis
170
6
Absence of Heart/Heartlessness
176
18
Invalids of Eros: Gilbert Osmond in The Portrait of a Lady
176
10
Am I One?
186
3
Pockets of Heart-Absence
189
5
The Heart of Darkness
194
33
What and Where Is It?
194
7
Witness-Explorers of the Heart of Darkness
201
3
Inanna's Descent
204
9
Inanna, Marlow, and Kurtz
213
3
Safe Conduct out of the Heart of Darkness
216
3
``My Heart of Darkness'': Personal Stories
219
8
Change of Heart/Conversion of Heart
227
14
Sudden, Violent, Dramatic, Radical
227
3
``It's a Phrase We Use When We Don't Feel the Same Anymore'': A Brief Etymology
230
2
Lovers Who Stop Loving
232
3
Heart Work: The Heart in Pilgrimage (Rilke, Yeats, Herbert)
235
6
The Heart in Love
241
34
Shakespeare's Heart in Love
244
6
Two Old Hearts, Still Entwined: Baucis and Philemon
250
3
Two Old Hearts Survive Swiftian Satire
253
2
Two Old Hearts, Evicted by Faust the Land Developer, Are Incinerated
255
2
Two Old Hearts Leave Us a Legacy
257
4
Holy Eros: The Mystic Heart in Love: Teresa of Avila
261
4
How She Changed
265
3
Completing Love's Guest List: Love of Self
268
7
Part Three: Hospitality of Heart
Heather's Parties
275
6
Toward More Consciousness of Heart
281
2
A Jesuit Scientist and His ``Converging Hearts'': Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
283
8
``The Heart Grows a New Skin''
288
1
The Heart of ``the Heart of Things''
289
2
An All-around Heart: Paul Klee
291
8
The ``Heart Pictures''
296
3
Epilogue
299