The Conscious Activist: Where Activism Meets Mysticism

The Conscious Activist: Where Activism Meets Mysticism

by James O'Dea

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ISBN-13: 9781780288437
Publisher: Watkins Media
Publication date: 12/09/2014
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 918,656
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

James O'Dea, www.jamesodea.com is award winning author of Cultivating Peace. He is lead faculty for the Shift Network's acclaimed global Peace Ambassador Training. He has conducted frontline social healing dialogues around the world for many years. He is former president of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Washington office director of Amnesty International and CEO of the Seva Foundation. He is a member of The Evolutionary Leaders group founded by Deepak Chopra and is on several advisory boards such as The Peace Alliance and Kosmos Journal. He is followed extensively in social media and lectures widely. James grew up in Ireland and England and currently resides in Colorado. The author lives in Crestone, CO.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Part 1 Initiation

Chapter 1 Training Wheels for a Young Mystic 3

Chapter 2 Training Wheels for a Young Activist 23

Chapter 3 Deeper Initiations for a Committed Activist 37

Chapter 4 Deeper Initiations for a Committed Mystic 49

Chapter 5 The Cauldron of Mystical Initiation: I 63

Chapter 6 The Cauldron of Mystical Initiation: II 73

Chapter 7 The Cauldron of the Activist: I 84

Chapter 8 The Cauldron of the Activist: II 97

Part 2 Integration

Preamble: What Integration Means 107

Chapter 9 Ancient Seeds of Integration 111

Chapter 10 Spirituality and Service: The Deeper Work Begins 125

Chapter 11 Native Approaches to Spirit in Action 143

Chapter 12 Sacrifice: Getting to the Heart of Mysticism and Activism 157

Chapter 13 The Universe Speaks 167

Chapter 14 Humanity's Healing 181

Chapter 15 A New Science of Consciousness, Connection and Compassionate Engagement 193

Chapter 16 The Conscious Activist Comes of Age 213

Notes 230

Bibliography 232

Index 234

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