Category Archives: Spirituality & Mysticism

The Mystical Mind by Eugene d’Aquili and Andrew B. Newberg

Eugene d’Aquili and Andrew B. Newberg. The Mystical Mind: Probing the Biology of Religious Experience. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1999. Paperback, 228 pp. The biological foundation of mystical experiencing is a hot topic. Eugene d’Aquili, the senior and principal author of … Continue reading

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Selling Spirituality by Jeremy Carrette and Richard King

Jeremy Carrette and Richard King. Selling Spirituality: The Silent Takeover of Religion. London: Routledge, 2005. Paperback, xii + 194 pp. Most consumers of so-called spiritual or New Age teachings are far too preoccupied with their search to realize that they … Continue reading

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Embodied Spirituality in a Sacred World by Michael Washburn

Michael Washburn. Embodied Spirituality in a Sacred World. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 2003. Hardcover, xi + 235 pages. Michael Washburn, a professor of philosophy at Indiana University at South Bend, has made significant contributions to transpersonal theory and is an … Continue reading

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The Unity of Mystical Traditions by Randall Studstill

Randall Studstill. The Unity of Mystical Traditions: The Transformation of Consciousness in Tibetan and German Mysticism. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2005. Hardcover, xii + 304 pages. Mysticism is a world-wide phenomenon to which scholars in the field of religious studies have devoted … Continue reading

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