GOD IS MY ADVENTURE by Rom Landau
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GOD IS MY ADVENTURE

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A book on Modern Mystics, Masters and Teachers -- so runs the sub-title. With the live interest current in the subject of mysticism, this book should have a double market -- that, specifically, and, in addition, the market of those interested in having ready access to keen, interesting analyses of famous modern mystics on whom information is generally inaccessible. The author makes a personal study of various systems current in our times, seeking for a working philosophy, a path of life, a way to God. He covers briefly, first biographical data, then the impression he, personally, forms of the teachings and personality of the men and their followers:- Keyserling and the School of Wisdom; Stefan George and Bo Yin Ra; Rudolf Steiner and the way of occultism; Communism in England; Krishnamurti; Shri Meher Baba; George Jeffreys and faith healing; Dr. Frank Buchman; Ouspensky; Gurdjieff. Then, following a brief discussion of the effects on the various movements in Germany of the Nazi regime, he returns -- after a lapse of time, to the three philosophies that seem to touch him most nearly, to Keyscrling, Steiner and Krishnamurti. Buchmanism and the Oxford Group come off not too well. He feels, in the last analysis, that all genuine teachers are seeking the same truth; that the differences lie in states of consciousness, in origins, in methods. And he closes with a section constructively helpful in suggestions for personal research, application and understanding. Extremely well done -- and stimulating reading.

Publisher: Knopf