From New Dawn 186 (May-June 2021) The study of mystical religious experience was introduced into psychological studies in the late nineteenth century. Curiously, this somewhat novel interest was initially stimulated by researchers of medical psychology who observed that phenomena resembling […]
Stephan A. Hoeller PhD
Wise Men From the East: Is There a Secret Brotherhood of Masters Who Direct the Spiritual Progress of Humankind?
From New Dawn 91 (Jul-Aug 2005) There is a strange and persistent legend that probably originates in the East. It proposes that in some hidden locations on the Earth (generally the highlands of Central Asia, particularly Tibet, although other sites, […]
The Mystery of Iniquity: Does Evil Exist or Do Bad Things Just Happen?
On June 10, 1991, a cover story appeared in Time magazine on the topic of evil. The author, Lance Morrow, did not argue for a particular thesis and did not reach any conclusions. What he did, however, was in a […]
Eros & Gnosis: A Gnostic Study of Human Sexuality
From New Dawn 121 (Jul-Aug 2010) Human beings are not only the funniest monkeys: they are the sexiest ones as well. In many ways we are a species singularly devoted to sex. We talk, write, read, joke and argue about […]