A Modern Varieties Of Religious Experience That Traces The Sources Of The New Age Movement Through Three Hundred Years Of Alternative Spirituality America Is Witnessing A Third Great Awakening, An Explosion Of Interest In Esoteric And Mystical Religious Experience Often Referred To As New Age Or Pop Psychology Especially By Its Detractors This New Awakening Is A Profoundly Psychological One, Stressing The Alteration Of Consciousness, The Integration Of Mind And Body, And The Connection Between Physical And Mental Health Shadow Culture Finds The Roots Of The New Age In The Sermons Of Jonathan Edwards, The Writings Of Emerson And Thoreau, And The Counterculture Of The 1960s It Will Appeal To Anyone Interested In The Resurgence Of Spiritualism In America, From New Age Seekers To Gnostics, From Agnostics To Unitarians, From Swedenborgians To Practicing Buddhists.
Taylor was a prominent historian of psychology, a research historian at Harvard Medical School, the curator of Gordon Allport s papers, and an internationally renowned scholar on the work of William James He was also the founder of the Cambridge Institute of Psychology and Religion, a board member of the Philemon Foundation, a fellow in two APA divisions, and a founding member of The New Existent
- 320 pages
- Shadow Culture: Psychology and Spirituality in America
- Eugene Taylor
- 07 July 2019 Eugene Taylor