The Eagle's Quest: A Physicist Finds the Scientific Truth at the Heart of the Shamanic World

The Eagle's Quest: A Physicist Finds the Scientific Truth at the Heart of the Shamanic World

by Fred Alan Wolf

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The Eagle's Quest: A Physicist Finds the Scientific Truth at the Heart of the Shamanic World by Fred Alan Wolf

Journeying through the shamanistic world, from the Himalayas to the jungles of Peru, Fred Alan Wolf encountered strange phenomena--natural healing, firewalking, shape-shifting, near-death and out-of-body experiences, visions of the past and future, time traveling, and lucid dreaming-that seemingly could not be reconciled with his training as a theoretical physicist.

Wolf shows how the concepts of the New Physics--the "observer effect," parallel universes, the uncertainty principle, and the "holographic universe"--can illuminate the mysteries of shamanism, and vice versa. A surprising exploration of the links between the natural and the supernatural, The Eagle's Quest is an inspiring intellectual and spiritual odyssey.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671792916
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 12/01/1992
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,049,707
Product dimensions: 0.72(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

About the Author

Fred Alan Wolf is an author of eleven books, a physicist, and a lecturer who earned his PhD in theoretical physics at UCLA in 1963. He has taught at San Diego State University as well as the University of London, the University of Paris, the Hahn-Meitner Institute for Nuclear Physics in Berlin, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a member of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Collegium of Scholars, and the author of eleven books including Mind into Matter and Taking the Quantum Leap, for which he received the National Book Award.

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