Smile of the Universe: Miracles in an Age of Disbelief

Smile of the Universe: Miracles in an Age of Disbelief

by Michael Grosso

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Overview

Why Is the Universe Smiling?

The word miracle is rooted in a Sanskrit syllable smi, from which we get the English word smile. So a miracle refers to a smile induced by certain sensations of awe, beauty, and wonder.

Humans have always had extraordinary experiences, often called miracles. An account of reported miraculous phenomena, Smile of the Universe takes us beyond conventional religion and science to explore the outer reaches of human potential. Grounded in true stories and matters of fact, Michael Grosso argues for the reality of a great Mind and for the human ability to communicate with that Mind. In an age of disbelief, it presents a fact-based template for experimental spirituality and makes the case that every one of us, rightly understood, is a smile of the universe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949501131
Publisher: Anomalist Books
Publication date: 05/29/2020
Pages: 228
Sales rank: 819,865
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

MICHAEL GROSSO obtained his Ph.D. in philosophy from Columbia University and has taught philosophy and the humanities at New Jersey City University, City University of New York, and elsewhere. An artist and independent scholar, he divides his time between consciousness research, miracle hunting, and painting. Among his many books are The Man Who Could Fly: St. Joseph of Copertino and the Mystery of Levitation, Experiencing the Next World Now, and Soulmaking.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

One: Opening Salvos

Two: A Concise Anthology of Miracles

Three: Beyond Physicalism

Four: Things to Do with Miracles

Five: Living by Miracle

Six: The Hypothesis of Mind at Large

Seven: Dialogue with the Transcendent

Last Words: Beyond Science & Religion

Endnotes

Index

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