Cleansing the doors of perception: the religious significance of entheogenic plants and chemicals
An examination of the link between psychedelic drugs and religious experiences throughout history summarizes the research of the twentieth century and shares the philosophies of such figures as Sigmund Freud and Saul Bellow. 25,000 first printing.
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Review: Cleansing the Doors of Perception: The Religious Significance of Entheogenic Plants and ChemicalsUser Review - Sarah - Goodreads
Huston Smith is just a very dry, didactic writer. ("I have three points to make about this concept. I will start with the first and move on to the second and then proceed to the third. The first point ... Read full review
Review: Cleansing the Doors of Perception: The Religious Significance of Entheogenic Plants and ChemicalsUser Review - Elfie - Goodreads
One would not expect Huston Smith to write about this subject, but he does and does it well and responsibly - I appreciate that he replaced 'psychedelic' by 'entheogenic'. Interesting chapters on ... Read full review
Chapter Two Do Drugs Have Religious Import?
Chapter Three Psychedelic Theophanies and
Chapter Five The Sacred Unconscious
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