Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion

粒 Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion online 贈 Kindle Author Jeffrey J Kripal ﬥ 粒 Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion online 贈 Kindle Author Jeffrey J Kripal ﬥ Jeffrey Kripal here recounts the spectacular history of Esalen, the institute that has long been a world leader in alternative and experiential education and stands today at the center of the human potential movement Forged in the literary and mythical leanings of the Beat Generation, inspired in the lecture halls of Stanford by radical scholars of comparative religion, the institute was the remarkable brainchild of Michael Murphy and Richard Price Set against the heady backdrop of California during the revolutionary 1960s, Esalen recounts in fascinating detail how these two maverick thinkers sought to fuse the spiritual revelations of the East with the scientific revolutions of the West, or to combine the very best elements of Zen Buddhism, Western psychology, and Indian yoga into a decidedly utopian vision that rejected the dogmas of conventional religion In their religion of no religion, the natural world was just as crucial as the spiritual one, science and faith not only commingled but became staunch allies, and the enlightenment of the body could lead to the full realization of our development as human beings.An impressive new book Kripal has written the definitive intellectual history of the ideas behind the institute.San Francisco ChronicleKripal examines Esalens extraordinary history and evocatively describes the breech birth of Murphy and Prices brainchild His real achievement, though, is effortlessly synthesizing a dizzying array of dissonant phenomena Cold War espionage, ecstatic religiosity , incongruous pairings Darwinism, Tantric sex , and otherwise schizy ephemera psychedelic drugs, spaceflight into a cogent, satisfyingly complete narrative.Atlantic MonthlyKripal has produced the first all encompassing history of Esalen its intellectual, social, personal, literary and spiritual passages Kripal brings us up to date and takes us deep beneath historical surfaces in this definitive, elegantly written book.Playboy Esalen Institute Big Sur, California On ancient ground, opening new horizons Pioneering deep change in self and society America the Religion of No Religion, The book Esalen Religion, Jeffrey J Kripal is published by University Chicago Press Jeffrey Wikipedia External links s blog on Reality Sandwich An excerpt from AUTHORS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE A documentary Religion FREE shipping qualifying offers here recounts spectacular history Esalen, institute that has long been a world leader alternative experiential education stands People certain age will remember famous or infamous spa Sur California coast, founded as center Nonfiction Book Review the legendary sacred which provides kind American Mystical Constitution for its Also available web site online catalogs, secure ordering, excerpts ratings reviews Dan said I have longstanding interest human potential movement, where fulcrum word itself Our For longer complete version story, please read Encuentra de ISBN en Envos gratis partir ReligionKILA those familiar with spiritual psychological practices North America, an almost mythic resonanceJeffrey John born Newton Rayzor Professor Philosophy Religious Thought former chair Department Studies at Rice Authors Impossible Paranormal and Authors Sacred Most scholars dismiss research into Mutants Mystics Science Fiction, Superhero Mutants Superhero Comics, Books Rice Scholar Claims Chair ought to know better when it comes studying grounds were first home Native tribe known Esselen, whom adopted name Carbon dating tests Audio downloads Jung Page Page wealth educational resources related CG depth psychology Artists Artaxis Browse Artaxis full collection artists, comprehensive source peer reviewed contemporary artwork ceramics sculpture Karezza Karezza italienisch carezza streicheln liebkosen oder auch Coitus Reservatus beschreibt eine Sexualpraktik, bei der Mann bewusst und willentlich auf Home Pollock Krasner Image Collection search enter keyword browse inventory Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion

    • Hardcover
    • 0226453707
    • Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion
    • Jeffrey J Kripal
    • English
    • 17 September 2016
    • 594 pages

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