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The Electric Jesus: The Healing Journey of a Contemporary Gnostic


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When Jonathan Talat Phillips experiences a devastating loss as a countercultural media activist, he unwittingly starts on a mystical journey marked by underground ayahuasca ceremonies, kundalini awakenings, prankster spirit guides, extraterrestrial encounters at the Burning Man festival, and miraculous energy healings that reshape his skeptical worldview. Along the way, he chronicles the rise of an international movement that is trailblazing visionary ways to address our current planetary crisis through raised consciousness.

To better understand his spiritual journey, Jonathan delves into his own Christian background, discovering the lost rites of the mystery schools. Uncovering secret “electric” meanings behind biblical symbols like the serpent, dove, and tree of life, he reveals how early Christians utilized a radical initiation process for harnessing divine energy in order to achieve gnosis, direct knowledge or experience of the divine. Jonathan suggests that these mystical symbols, which appear in spiritual traditions across the globe, offer a profound energetic roadmap and alchemical message for personal transformation, as well as a potential evolutionary shift for our world.

About the Imprint:

EVOLVER EDITIONS promotes a new counterculture that recognizes humanity's visionary potential and takes tangible, pragmatic steps to realize it. EVOLVER EDITIONS explores the dynamics of personal, collective, and global change from a wide range of perspectives. EVOLVER EDITIONS is an imprint of North Atlantic Books and is produced in collaboration with Evolver, LLC.

About the Author

Jonathan Talat Phillips grew up in Idaho Springs, Colorado. He graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder and has lived in England, Argentina, the Czech Republic, and Spain. Phillips worked for The September 11th Fund, served as a columnist for Music for America, and spearheaded the activist media group Greene Dragon, where he appeared in international media such as CNN, MSNBC, ABC, Time, and on the cover of New York Magazine. He is one of the co-founders of Evolver.net and Reality Sandwich, and coordinates the Evolver Spores program with 40+ regional chapters hosting monthly events.Phillips is an initiate of the International Sufi Order, founder of the NYC Gnostics, and creator of “The Ayahuasca Monologues: Tales of the Spirit Vine.” He is a Reiki Master and certified in Chi Healing and Bioenergetic Therapy from the Connecticut Healing Institute. He has a private healing practice in New York City and does Skype and phone sessions for those outside of the city: www.TalatHealing.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction: january 17, 2011 — The great lost hope — Eden: trouble in paradise — A Galileo type paradigm shift — Bedtime for gnomes — Climbing the tree of life — The Phillips legacy — The bambino di praga — Gnosis: the not-so-secret history of Jesus — Vomit and vision — Cosmic snakes and ladders — When doves fly — Reptiles in space suits? — The first extraterrestrial city on earth — The rise of reality sandwich — In walks chaos — The galactic cowboy.

Product Details

North Atlantic Books
Body, Mind & Spirit : Spirituality - General
Hancock, Graham
Hancock, Graham
Phillips, Jonathan Talat
Religion : Gnosticism
Biography & Autobiography : Personal Memoirs
Publication Date:
November 2011

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Biography » Religious
Metaphysics » General
Religion » Western Religions » Gnosticism
Religion » Western Religions » Mysticism

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