The New Religions
ISBN 9781585427444 | 304 pages | 01 Oct 2009 | Tarcher | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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Now restored to print, here is philosopher Jacob Needlemanís groundbreaking study of Americaís alternative spiritual movements, with a new introduction by the author."The best survey of transplanted Oriental mysticism in America."
Originally published in 1970, The New Religions was the first full-scale study of alternative spirituality in America. It remains unparalleled for the intellectual depth and seriousness with which it regards Eastern, New Age, and alternative faiths on the American landscape.
"Of all books published to date on today's 'spiritual revolution,' Jacob Needleman's The New Religions is clearly superior . . . indispensable and invaluable."
- Robert Galbreath, The Journal of Popular Culture
"Needleman is the first thoughtful author to present the teachings of the new spiritual renaissance to the general public."
-San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle
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