The Coming Interspiritual Age

January 18, 2013|
The Coming Interspiritual Age by Kurt Johnson
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This book details the vision of interspirituality within a comprehensive and powerful synthesis of world religions and spirituality, the discoveries of modern science, and the developmental and evolutionary view of history. It is the first book to review and predict the ongoing history of world religions and spirituality in the context of developmental history, the evolutionary consciousness movement, and current scientific understandings of anthropology, human cognitive development,brain/mind and scientific consciousness studies. This book addresses Brother WayneTeasdale's vision of 'The Interspiritual Age,' a vision that parallels the equally well-known and publicized visions of the world's developmental and evolutionary consciousness movements (known therein as coming 'Integral Age' or 'Age of Evolutionary Consciousness') and the international humanist movement (known therein as the emerging 'international Ethical Manifold'). As such The Coming Interspiritual Age is the first synthesis of interfaith and interspirituality with the popular writings of integral leaders Ken Wilber and Don Beck. The book includes provocative sections regarding the inherent unity within the world's religious and spiritual understanding (especially their shared mystical understandings), the relationship of these and modern scientific studies of consciousness and brain/mind, the developmental and evolutionary views of history, the inevitable ongoing processes of world globalization and multiculturalism, the emergent understanding of the Divine Feminine, the nature of spiritual experience and the reputed spirit realms, and the various predictions around and surrounding the year 2012. The book concludes with extensive 'how-to' sections regarding the development and practice of interspirituality as it can happen both within the world's current religious traditions as well as in new, creative and entrepreneurial settings worldwide.
Kurt Johnson, PhD, is well known internationally as a scientist, comparative religionist, social activist and former monastic. PhD in evolution, ecology, systematics and comparative biology and extensive training in comparative religion and philosophy. Author of 7 books on ecology and evolution. David Robert Ord is a former Presbyt...
Title:The Coming Interspiritual AgeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:440 pages, 8.7 X 6.15 X 1.08 inShipping dimensions:440 pages, 8.7 X 6.15 X 1.08 inPublished:January 18, 2013Publisher:Namaste PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1897238746

ISBN - 13:9781897238745

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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