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Gnosis 35: The Spirituality of America. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)
Book ID: GNO35, GNO35
"Looking at American public festivities, an intelligent alien might conclude that we adore a trinity consisting of the Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, and Frosty the Snowman."
- Richard Smoley, from the introduction
Contents -- Spring 1995
Editorial: Read Any Good Books Lately?
by Jay Kinney
News & Notes
Frederick Spiegelberg: An Appreciation. Pass the Salt, Sulfur, and Mercury. J.G. Bennett's Legacy, 20 Years Later. Occult Historian Francis King Dies.
Introduction: The Religion of No-Religion
by Richard Smoley
A brief excursion in search of the true American faith.
Exiled in America
by Alison Hawthorne Deming
A contemporary writer comes to grips with her Puritan lineage.
What Is God? The GNOSIS Interview with Karen Armstrong
by Richard Smoley
The author of A History of God talks about faith, faiths, and the ineffable.
Quetzalcoatl and the Path to Culture
by Bruce Scofield
How the god Quetzalcoatl symbolizes the dilemma inherent in civilization itself.
Meeting the Virgin of Guadalupe
by Joanne K. McPortland
Why, over 450 years after her appearance, we still need the Lady.
The Forgotten Shakers
by Chas S. Clifton
These nineteenth-century ecstatics were considerably stranger than we may remember.
The Transcendental Impulse
by Mark Richard Barna
Reflections on the New England Transcendentalists and their legacy.
Joseph Smith: America's Hermetic Prophet
by Lance S. Owens
What esoteric roots inspired Mormonism's founder?
Encounters on the Native Path
by June Huang
A woman of Chinese extraction recounts her experiences with American Indian spirituality.
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- Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race by Michael Cremo and Richard L. Thompson
- On the Art of the Kabbalah by Johann Reuchlin
- At the Center of the World by John Michell
- Mystical Languages of Unsaying by Michael A. Sells
- Gates of Light by Rabbi Joseph Gikatilla
- Apocalypse: On the Psychology of Fundamentalism in America by Charles B. Strozier
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Pearson, Nigel G
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The Complete Mystical Records of Dr. John Dee: Transcribed from the 16th-Century Manuscripts Documen
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In November 1949, architect Frank Lloyd Wright announced the death of "the greatest man in the world," yet few knew who he was talking about. Enigmatic, misunderstood, declared a charlatan, and recently dubbed "the Rasputin who inspired Mary Poppins," Gurdjieff's life has become a legend. But who really was George Ivanovich Gurdjieff?
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