John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age.

John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age is the remarkable story of the spiritual search of one of Michigan's most successful entrepreneurs, a search that culminated in the Fetzer Institute whose ambitious mission is nothing less than the spiritual transformation of the world.

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Author / Creator: Wilson, Brian C.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: OnixTransformation.OnixModel.CityOfPublication : Wayne State University Press, 2018.
Series:Great Lakes Books Series
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Meeting Jesus in an Elevator: Fetzer's Earliest Spiritual Influences and Experiences (1901-1920s)
  • 2. Fundamental Disagreements: Leaving Seventh-day Adventism (1926-1930)
  • 3. Restless among the Spirits: Fetzer and the Spiritualist Mediums of Camp Chesterfield (1930s on)
  • 4. Finding Ancient Wisdom in the Midwest: Freemasonry, Hermeticism, and Rosicrucianism (1930s on)
  • 5. The Ascended Masters' Call: Fetzer Explores the Theosophical Cosmos (1930s on)
  • 6. Unorthodox Science: Fetzer, UFOs, and the Paranormal (1950s on)
  • 7. Articulating a Worldview for the New Age (1960s and 1970s)
  • 8. The Science of Spirit: The Fetzer Foundation and Parapsychological Research (1970s)
  • 9. Fetzer's Psychic Advisor: Jim Gordon and the Channelings (1980s)
  • 10. Building for the New Age: The Fetzer Foundation's New Mission and Headquarters (1980s)
  • 11. The Last of the Nine Lives: Fetzer's Transition and Legacy (Late 1980s to 1991 and Beyond)
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.