The Mystical: Exploring the Transcendent


This provides a critical overview of such subjects as mysticism, speaking in tongues, John-Roger Hinkins and MSIA, Sathya Sai Baba, astrology, near-death experiences, and UFOs.
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This provides a critical overview of such subjects as mysticism, speaking in tongues, John-Roger Hinkins and MSIA, Sathya Sai Baba, astrology, near-death experiences, and UFOs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565438781
  • Publisher: Mount San Antonio College/Philosophy Group
  • Publication date: 6/19/2014
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,531,238
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Meet the Author

David Christopher Lane is a Professor of Philosophy at Mt. San Antonio College and an Adjunct Lecturer in Science and Religion at California State University, Long Beach. He received his Ph.D. in the Sociology of Knowledge from the University of California, San Diego, where he was also a recipient of a Regents Fellowship. He has taught previously at Warren College at UCSD, the University of London, and the California School of Professional Psychology. He has given invited lectures at various universities, including the London School of Economics. He is the author of a number of published books such as The Making of a Spiritual Movement: The Untold Story of Paul Twitchell and Eckankar; The Radhasoami Tradition: A Critical History of Guru Succession; Exposing Cults: When the Skeptical Mind Confronts the Mystical; and The Unknowing Sage: The Life and Work of Baba Faqir Chand, among others.
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