Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion

Intro -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments, Sins, and Delight -- I Openings -- Introduction: On Wild Facts and Altered Categories -- II Geographic, Historical, and LiteraryOrientations (1882-1962) -- 1 Slate's Hot Springs: Homestead, Family Spa, Literary Paradise -- III The Empowerme...

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Main Author: Kripal, Jeffrey J. (Author)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Chicago University of Chicago Press 2018
Online Access: Volltext (Aggregator)
Parallel Edition:Print version: Kripal, Jeffrey J: Esalen : America and the Religion of No Religion. - Chicago : University of Chicago Press,c2018. - 9780226453699
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Summary:Intro -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments, Sins, and Delight -- I Openings -- Introduction: On Wild Facts and Altered Categories -- II Geographic, Historical, and LiteraryOrientations (1882-1962) -- 1 Slate's Hot Springs: Homestead, Family Spa, Literary Paradise -- III The Empowerment of the Founders(1950-1960) -- 2 The Professor and the Saint: The Early Inspirations of Michael Murphy -- 3 Buddhism, Breakdown, Breakthrough: The Early Inspirations of Richard Price -- IV The Outlaw Era and the American Counterculture (1960-1970) -- 4 "Totally on Fire": The Experience of Founding Esalen -- 5 Mind Manifest: Psychedelia at Early Esalen and Beyond -- 6 Mesmer to Maslow: Energy and the Freudian Left -- 7 Perls to Price: Consciousness and the Gestalt Lineage -- 8 Esalen Goes to the City: The San Francisco Center -- 9 On Ecstasy, Education, and the End of Sex: George Leonard and the Human Potential Movement -- 10 The Serpent Spine of Spirit and Sex: Don Hanlon Johnson and the Somatics Movement -- V The Occult Imaginaland Cold War Activism(1970-1985) -- 11 The Cosmic Womb: Stanislav and Christina Grof and the Counsels of Spiritual Emergence -- 12 Golf in the Kingdom: Plato and Ramakrishna for Republicans -- 13 Jacob Atabet and the Tantra of Physics -- 14 Superpowers: Cold War Psychics and Citizen Diplomats -- 15 Sex with the Angels: Nonlocal Mind, UFOs, and An End to Ordinary History -- 16 The Tao of Esalen: The Spiritual Art and Intuitive Business of Managing Emptiness -- VI Crisis and the Religion of No Religion(1985-1993) -- 17 The Religion of No Religion: The Donovan Era -- 18 Realizing Darwin's Dream: The Transformation Project and The Future of the Body -- VII Before and After the Storm (1993-2006) -- 19 After the Storm: Reassessment, Disaster, and Renewal -- (In)conclusion: The Future of the Past and the Mystical Idea of "America"
Abbreviations -- Notes -- On Rare Things -- Index
ISBN:0226453715