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An Insider's Guide to Robert Anton Wilson
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Eric Wagner
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-10 - Publisher:

A fair and balanced look at the writing of Robert Anton Wilson and its relationship with the Kaballah, Finnegans Wake, General Semantics, Quantum Mechanics, Ezra Pound, The Wizard of Oz, Aleister Crowley, and a zillion other subjects. Whether you are a newcomer or already familiar with Dr. Wilson's work, welcome
Invented Religions
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Carole M. Cusack
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Utilizing contemporary scholarship on secularization, individualism, and consumer capitalism, this book explores religious movements founded in the West which are intentionally fictional: Discordianism, the Church of All Worlds, the Church of the SubGenius, and Jediism. Their continued appeal and success, principally in America but gaining wider audience through the 1980s
Acorns: Windows High-Tide Foghat
Language: en
Pages: 1042
Authors: Joshua Morris
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-23 - Publisher: iUniverse

Acorns delineates the future of humanity as a reunification of intellect with the Deep Self. Having chosen to focus upon ego (established securely by the time of Christ), much more beta brain wave development will destroy our species and others, which process has already begun. We create our own realities
Fiction, Invention and Hyper-reality
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Carole M. Cusack, Pavol Kosnáč
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-18 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The twentieth century was a period of rapid change for religion. Secularisation resulted in a dramatic fall in church attendance in the West, and the 1950s and 1960s saw the introduction of new religions including the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), the Church of Scientology, and the Children of
Handbook of New Religions and Cultural Production
Language: en
Pages: 820
Authors: Carole M. Cusack, Pavol Kosnáč
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-28 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume fills a lacuna in the academic assessment of new religions by investigating their cultural products (such as music, architecture, food et cetera). Contributions explore the manifold ways in which new religions have contributed to humanity’s creative output.