A unique, firsthand account of working with a spiritual master in the midst of "ordinary" life.
Evocative, innovative ethnography of spiritual practices and forms of queer, black, and indigenous life in the Dominican Republic.
Recollections and reflections that introduce the reader to the equivalent of the practice of the presence of God.
A highly personal meditation on the nature and meaning of suffering.
Attempts to think anew about philosophical questions from the perspective of breath and breathing.
Explores the significance of Indian control spirits as a dominating force in nineteenth-century American Spiritualism.
A groundbreaking and hopeful new look at contemporary spirituality, transpersonal psychology, integral education, and religious diversity and pluralism.
Explores whether consciousness-based practices like meditation and prayer can contribute to social change.
Analyzes contemporary technological society through the lens of Greek tragedy.
An insightful and often humorous tale of rural life and how an old house and its land can bring a broken person back to wellness.
An introduction to four Western figures influenced by Sufism who wrote about an "inner," esoteric Islam.
A searching study of Eliphas Lévi and the French occult revival.
Introduces integral psychotherapy to scholars, practicing psychotherapists, and general readers.
Leading scholar-practitioners discuss the strengths, limits, and potential of Integral Theory and the AQAL model.
Illuminates the role of empathetic love in psychotherapy.
Celebrates and instructs in the healing power of breath.
Cuts through traditional debates to argue that religious phenomena are cocreated by human cognition and a generative spiritual power.
Describes the emergence of powerful fields of consciousness that influence students’ learning and personal transformation.
Using scripture and science, a Christian agricultural scientist presents an ethic of farming that promotes good food and a healthy environment.
Explores the theory, practice, and poetics of spiritual and holistic education.
Demonstrates how Rene Daumal, author of Mount Analogue, (a study of Hindu philosophy and poetics) and the teaching of G. I. Gurdjieff combined with Daumal's early surrealist tendencies in determining the quality of his writing.
In this, his culminating work, the leading international figure in consciousness research masterfully synthesizes his vast findings, drawing not only upon psychedelic therapy and Holotropic Breathwork, ...
Simone Weil's supernaturalist interpretations of tragedy challenge not only the philosophical skepticism but also the religious rationalism characteristic of the modern age.
This book boldly points out ...
This book surveys both the part women have played in Buddhism historically and what Buddhism might become in its post-patriarchal future. The author completes the Buddhist historical record by discussing ...
The history of women's spirituality and Christian mysticism demonstrates that women have been influential religious leaders even without benefit of priestly ordination and theological training. St. Catherine ...
This book takes a genuinely new spiritual stance reflecting the emergence of a post-modern science and differing from the relativistic nihilism that calls itself postmodern but is really modernism extended ...