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The divine within : selected writings on enlightenment

Author: Aldous Huxley; Jacqueline Hazard
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 2013, ©1992.
Series: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperPerennial modern classics edView all editions and formats
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Brave New World author Aldous Huxley on enlightenment and the "ultimate reality" In this anthology of twenty-six essays and other writings, Huxley discusses the nature of God, enlightenment, being, good and evil, religion, eternity, and the divine. Huxley consistently examined the spiritual basis of both the individual and human society, always seeking to reach an authentic and clearly defined experience of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aldous Huxley; Jacqueline Hazard
ISBN: 9780062236814 0062236814
OCLC Number: 813286712
Notes: Originally published as Huxley and God: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, ©1992.
Description: ix, 305 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The minimum working hypothesis --
Seven meditations --
Religion and temperament --
Who are we? --
The philosophy of the saints --
Religion and time --
Some reflections on time --
On a sentence from Shakespeare --
Man and reality --
Reflections on progress --
Further reflections on progress --
Substitutes for liberation --
Reflections on the Lord's Prayer I --
Reflections on the Lord's Prayer II --
Reflections on the Lord's Prayer III --
Distractions I --
Distractions II --
Idolatry --
Action and contemplation --
Knowledge and understanding --
The sixth patriarch --
Notes on Zen --
The "inanimate" is alive --
Readings in mysticism --
Symbol and immediate experience --
Shakespeare and religion --
The yellow mustard --
Lines.
Series Title: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Other Titles: Huxley and God
Responsibility: Aldous Huxley ; edited by Jacqueline Hazard Bridgeman ; introduction by Huston Smith.

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Brave New World author Aldous Huxley on enlightenment and the "ultimate reality" In this anthology of twenty-six essays and other writings, Huxley discusses the nature of God, enlightenment, being, good and evil, religion, eternity, and the divine. Huxley consistently examined the spiritual basis of both the individual and human society, always seeking to reach an authentic and clearly defined experience of the divine. Featuring an introduction by renowned religious scholar Huston Smith, this celebration of "ultimate reality" proves relevant and prophetic in addressing the spiritual hunger so many feel today.

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