... with those who, out of this tradition, had worked to create American ideals. Outwardly, Masonry provided a group of “Brothers”— ... system of ritual and symbolism, unallied with any religion. At once an initiatory experience and a path of spiritual read more...

... ultimately could support, through new -found evidence, metaphysical and Para psychological endeav ors of merit. Needless to say ... more or less simply understood. Baird T. Spalding was of American parents but was born in India as was his father before him. read more...

... discussing the fact that despite the renewed interest in religion today, the world is faced with increasing levels of ... and starkly unethical, an era when the very meaning of American values is under grievous assault from within and without, read more...

... Trust, Inc. 2 Preface Brian C. Wilson Professor of American Religious History Department of Comparative Religion ... to recognize the various strands from which Fetzer wove his metaphysical worldview. One who did, however, was Tom Beaver, who from read more...

... the Granth Sahib to be the “Shabd” (The Word), and the Sikh Religion and nation were born. [For the information on the Indian ... Julian Johnson.] Despite the appearance of the formal Sikh Religion at the beginning of the 19th century, the Surat Shabd read more...

... in dynamic ways in the future, without creating a religion, by the way. The interesting thing about this book is, it ... it goes. I also think that the world of spirituality and religion is very competitive, with religion and spiritual group read more...

... Tesla, and Metaphysics John’s very earliest introduction to metaphysical thinking remains a bit of a mystery. We know that as a mid ... of the blue”? Or did he gradually become familiar with more metaphysical thinking in the years leading up to 1934? In the meantime, read more...

... for the Fetzer administration Building) the spiritual and metaphysical underpinnings of his legacy.” 1/08/1985, Published in the ... (1) 1964. (2) July 1966. (3) Aug 11, 1967 (including an American Indian). (4) Aug 1968 (with 2 American Indians including read more...

Tom Beaver Oral History 1 of 9 December 10, 2017

... So I was never raised with an orthodox, uh, approach to religion, which was—I was always very grateful for, very happy about ... and my buddy, who was also as crazy in sort of the New Age metaphysical stuff as I was, we joined everything that we heard about. read more...

Tom Beaver Oral History 3 of 9 December 10, 2017

... to be called the Spanish flu because, in Europe, when the American troops brought it over to Europe, Spain wasn't in the war, ... reports coming out of people dying of the flu. And so the American public thought, oh, it was something happening in Spain, so read more...

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