Exploring the Labyrinth: Making Sense of the New Spirituality

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Continuum, 1999 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 228 pages
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"For the initiated, Exploring the Labyrinth provides a much-needed context and history for their spiritual practices and beliefs; for the novice it introduces a rich and exciting world of new spiritual research and experimentation; for the sceptic it offers an overview of the respectable philosophical and scientific traditions that form the basis of the new spirituality."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Drury, a much-published author on shamanism and other subjects, has written a brief history and guide to the array of spiritualities that have developed in this century, beginning with the ... Read full review


The Roots of the New Spirituality
Mystical Experience and Religious Belief
Ideas from the East

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About the author (1999)

Nevill Drury, PhD, is an independent historical researcher. Drury holds a doctorate from the School of Humanities, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

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