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Bridging the gap between science and the world’s great spiritual traditions to move our worldview forward

• With contributions from 28 leading scientists and spiritual thinkers, including Michael Beckwith, Deepak Chopra, Larry Dossey, Amit Goswami, Stanislav Grof, Jean Houston, Barbara Marx Hubbard, José Argüelles, and Peter Russell

• Offers strategies to promote the fusion of science and spirituality

• Explores phenomena at the crossroads of science and religion, such as the nonlocal mind, conscious evolution, and quantum consciousness

Edited by Nobel Prize nominee Ervin Laszlo and WorldShift International cofounder Kingsley Dennis, this volume brings together 28 leading scientists and spiritual thinkers for a game-changing conversation on bridging the gap between science and religion. With contributions by Michael Beckwith, Deepak Chopra, Larry Dossey, Amit Goswami, Stanislav Grof, Jean Houston, Barbara Marx Hubbard, José Argüelles, Peter Russell, and many other prominent visionaries, this collection explores phenomena at the crossroads of science and religion, such as the nonlocal mind, conscious evolution, and quantum consciousness, and offers strategies to promote the fusion of science and spirituality and develop a multiperson planetary consciousness.

This book reveals higher consciousness as the bridge between science and spirit, passionate curiosity as the common ground among scientists and seekers, and the urgent need for an alliance between science and the great traditions of spiritual wisdom to move our worldview forward and meet today’s global challenges.

Synopsis:

Bridging the gap between science and the world’s great spiritual traditions to move our worldview forward

• With contributions from 28 leading scientists and spiritual thinkers, including Michael Beckwith, Deepak Chopra, Larry Dossey, Amit Goswami, Stanislav Grof, Jean Houston, Barbara Marx Hubbard, José Argüelles, and Peter Russell

• Offers strategies to promote the fusion of science and spirituality

• Explores phenomena at the crossroads of science and religion, such as the nonlocal mind, conscious evolution, and quantum consciousness

Edited by Nobel Prize nominee Ervin Laszlo and WorldShift International cofounder Kingsley Dennis, this volume brings together 28 leading scientists and spiritual thinkers for a game-changing conversation on bridging the gap between science and religion. With contributions by Michael Beckwith, Deepak Chopra, Larry Dossey, Amit Goswami, Stanislav Grof, Jean Houston, Barbara Marx Hubbard, José Argüelles, Peter Russell, and many other prominent visionaries, this collection explores phenomena at the crossroads of science and religion, such as the nonlocal mind, conscious evolution, and quantum consciousness, and offers strategies to promote the fusion of science and spirituality and develop a multiperson planetary consciousness.

This book reveals higher consciousness as the bridge between science and spirit, passionate curiosity as the common ground among scientists and seekers, and the urgent need for an alliance between science and the great traditions of spiritual wisdom to move our worldview forward and meet today’s global challenges.

About the Author

Ervin Laszlo, twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, is editor of the international periodical World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution and Chancellor-Designate of the newly formed GlobalShift University. He is the founder and president of the international think tanks the Club of Budapest and the General Evolution Research Group and the author of 83 books translated into 21 languages. He lives in Italy.Kingsley L. Dennis, Ph.D., is a sociologist, writer, and a cofounder of WorldShift International. The author of numerous articles on complexity theory, technologies, new media communications, and consciousness, he spends his time between Andalusia, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Deepak Chopra

Introduction: The Alliance of Science and Spirituality at a Time of Crisis and Transformation

Round One

The Shared Essence of Science and Spirituality

Introduction to Round One

1 Consciousness and the End of the War between Science and Religion

Deepak Chopra

2 J’Accuse: Fuzzy Science and Sloppy Journalists

Rustum Roy

3 Spirituality and the Meaning of Mysticism for Our Time

Jean Houston

4 Extended Awareness

Michael Beckwith

Round Two

A “Rational” Look at Spirituality

Introduction to Round Two

5 The Real Issue

Swami Kriyananda

6 Our Connection to Nature

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

7 Quantum Consciousness: The Way to Reconcile Science and Spirituality

Kingsley L. Dennis

8 Designing a Multiperson Planetary Consciousness

Shinichi Takemura

Round Three

Searching for the Meeting Ground

Introduction to Round Three

9 Science and Spirituality: Observations from Modern Consciousness Research

Stanislav Grof

10 Spirituality, Healing, and Science

Larry Dossey

11 Conscious Evolution as a Context for the Integration of Science and Spirituality

Barbara Marx Hubbard

12 Retrieving the Hidden Rays of Light: A Global Partnership Is Emerging

Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp

Round Four

Stepping-Stones toward Unification

Introduction to Round Four

13 Three Strategies to Promote the Fusion of Science and Spirituality

Hiroshi Tasaka

14 Finding the Holy of Holies: Sticky Particles and the Ground of All Being

James O’Dea

15 Geoesthetics: The Spiritualization of Art and Science in the Noosphere

José Argüelles

16 Passionate Curiosity: The Stance of the Scientist, the Seeker, and the Journalist

Alison Rose Levy

Round Five

The Nature of Mind and Consciousness

Introduction to Round Five

17 Consciousness: The Bridge between Science and Spirit

Peter Russell

18 The Direct-Intuitive-Nonlocal Mind: Another Foundation for Knowledge?

Ede Frecska

19 The Real Secret of How We Create Our Own Reality

Amit Goswami

20 Reclaiming Science and Spirituality from the Ego

Beth Green

Round Six

Crisis and Spirituality

Introduction to Round Six

21 A Path Forward: Embracing Our Creative Imagination

Marilyn Mandala Schlitz

22 Entropy, Negentropy, and Our Moral Imagination

James O’Dea

23 Guiding Our Inner Evolution

Masami Saionji

24 Changing Direction

Jagdish Gandhi

Round Seven

Spirituality as a Basis for the Coming Worldshift

Introduction to Round Seven

25 Deep Wisdom: The Marriage of Science and Spirituality

Gregg Braden

26 The Role of Spirituality in a Worldshift

Bruce Lipton

27 Worldshift: Learning to Live in a Living Universe

Duane Elgin

28 Spiritual Practices for This Time of Crisis

Joanna Macy

Afterword: A Call for Change—Fostering an Effective Worldshift

Ervin Laszlo and Kingsley L. Dennis

WorldShift International: A Global Conscious Evolution Initiative

Contributors

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781594774768
Author:
Laszlo, Ervin
Publisher:
Inner Traditions International
Author:
Dennis, Kingsley L.
Subject:
Metaphysics-General
Subject:
New Thought
Subject:
SPIRITUALITY;NEW SCIENCE;CONSCIOUSNESS;EVOLUTION;NEW THOUGHT;MYSTICISM
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.6 in 11.27 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Bridging the gap between science and the world’s great spiritual traditions to move our worldview forward

• With contributions from 28 leading scientists and spiritual thinkers, including Michael Beckwith, Deepak Chopra, Larry Dossey, Amit Goswami, Stanislav Grof, Jean Houston, Barbara Marx Hubbard, José Argüelles, and Peter Russell

• Offers strategies to promote the fusion of science and spirituality

• Explores phenomena at the crossroads of science and religion, such as the nonlocal mind, conscious evolution, and quantum consciousness

Edited by Nobel Prize nominee Ervin Laszlo and WorldShift International cofounder Kingsley Dennis, this volume brings together 28 leading scientists and spiritual thinkers for a game-changing conversation on bridging the gap between science and religion. With contributions by Michael Beckwith, Deepak Chopra, Larry Dossey, Amit Goswami, Stanislav Grof, Jean Houston, Barbara Marx Hubbard, José Argüelles, Peter Russell, and many other prominent visionaries, this collection explores phenomena at the crossroads of science and religion, such as the nonlocal mind, conscious evolution, and quantum consciousness, and offers strategies to promote the fusion of science and spirituality and develop a multiperson planetary consciousness.

This book reveals higher consciousness as the bridge between science and spirit, passionate curiosity as the common ground among scientists and seekers, and the urgent need for an alliance between science and the great traditions of spiritual wisdom to move our worldview forward and meet today’s global challenges.

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