Religion and Psychoactive Sacraments:
An Entheogen Chrestomathy
Thomas B. Roberts, Ph.D. and Paula Jo Hruby, Ed.D.
Author Index | Title Index
Hofmann, Albert. (1989).
Atlanta, GA: Humanics New Age.
first English language edition, xxiv + 86 + i pages.
Contents: Editor's foreword
by Robert Grayson Hall, introduction,
5 chapters, advertisement.
Note: Originally published
in 1986 by Sphinx Medien Verlag, Basel, Switzerland.
Excerpt(s): The mark
of true great thinkers has always been their scholarship and academic
accomplishments, as well as the ability to translate difficult
concepts in an accessible form. Dr. Albert Hofmann, Member of
the Nobel Prize Committee, Fellow
of the World Academy of Sciences,
Member of the International
Society for Plant Research, and the American
Society of Pharmacognosy, is such a man. ... Dr. Hofmann draws
from his immense knowledge of the physical and social sciences
to weave a picture of reality, both objective and spiritual, that
is accessible to all. Touching first on one realm of conjecture
and then another, he draws us into a kinetic but very controlled
dance of reasoning. This wonderful train of thought spirals around
and around, always relevant and revealing, until finally the dance
ends and the entire concept emerges complete and multi-dimensional.
As always, Dr. Hofmann not only leads us to places in the mind
where we have never been before, but he also bids us to use our
new-found insight as a launching area for further intellectual
meditation. (Robert Grayson Hall, Editor's Foreword, pages vii-viii)
Everyone is, in fact, his own philosopher, for every
human experiences the world in a unique manner ... (Introduction,
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