Encore Presentation: Dr. Jeffrey Kripal on the Cultural History of Esalen
November 26, 2021
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Jeff Kripal is an historian of religions — his work includes the study of comparative erotics and ethics in mystical literature, American countercultural translations of Asian religions, and the history of Western esotericism from gnosticism to New Age religions. He’s also the author of the book Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion — a must read for anyone interested in unpacking the conditions of history surrounding Esalen’s birth in the early sixties.

This interview was originally published in 2016.

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