Sorcerers: A Novel

Overview

Sorcerers is an enthralling blend of sorcery, religion, and philosophy. Adolescent Eliot Appleman joins the Sorcerers, a group of young magicians who share his yearnings and aspirations. As Eliot discovers he has genuine mystical powers, he is drawn into a perilous clash between two conflicting forces—the compulsion to manipulate others and the need to master his own nature and find his place in the world.

Jacob Needleman is professor of philosophy at San Francisco State ...

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Overview

Sorcerers is an enthralling blend of sorcery, religion, and philosophy. Adolescent Eliot Appleman joins the Sorcerers, a group of young magicians who share his yearnings and aspirations. As Eliot discovers he has genuine mystical powers, he is drawn into a perilous clash between two conflicting forces—the compulsion to manipulate others and the need to master his own nature and find his place in the world.

Jacob Needleman is professor of philosophy at San Francisco State University. In addition to teaching and writing, he serves as a consultant in the fields of business, psychology, education, medical ethics, and philanthropy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781939681478
  • Publisher: Monkfish Book Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 11/10/2015
  • Pages: 248

Meet the Author

Jacob Needleman is Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University, former Visiting Professor at Duxx Graduate School of Business Leadership in Monterrey, Mexico, and former Director of the Center for the study of New Religions at The Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. He was educated in philosophy at Harvard, Yale and the University of Freiburg, Germany. He has also served as Research Associate at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, as a Research Fellow at Union Theological Seminary, as Adjunct Professor of Medical Ethics at the University of California Medical School and as guest Professor of Religious Studies at the Sorbonne, Paris (1992).

In addition to his teaching and writing, he serves as a consultant in the fields of business, psychology, education, medical ethics and philanthropy, and is increasingly well known as an organizer and moderator of conferences in these fields. He has also been featured on Bill Moyers' acclaimed PBS series, "A World of Ideas."

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