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Jeffrey J. Kripal speaks on Esalen
Date Tuesday May 22
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
The Booksmith
1644 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/Authorthomas gladysz
JEFFREY J. KRIPAL
talk & booksigning for "Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion"
Tuesday, May 22nd at 7 pm
at The Booksmith (1644 Haight Street in San Francisco)

Esalen has always been on the edge. Famous for its stunning locale, the institute has long been in the forefront of alternative and experiential education. In "Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion," author Jeffrey Kripal recounts it’s spectacular history and the development of the institute’s revolutionary ideas, transformative spiritual practices, and innovative art forms.

Jeffrey J. Kripal is the J. Newton Rayzor Professor in and chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Rice University. He is the author of "Kali’s Child," "Roads of Excess, Palaces of Wisdom," and "The Serpent’s Gift: Gnostic Reflections on the Study of Religion," each published by the University of Chicago Press.

This Booksmith sponsored event will take place at The Booksmith (1644 Haight Street in San Francisco). For further information, call 415-863-8688 or visit http://www.booksmith.com If you can't attend this event and would like to order a signed copy of the author's new book, please email or phone our store.
Added to the calendar on Friday May 4th, 2007 2:56 PM
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