“A modern Odyssey of awakening, Jonathan Talat Phillips's journey into Gnosticism deeply resonates with the eccentric moment. The Electric Jesus, a spiritual autobiography, reveals a life lived in the light of transformation, searching for the mystic core of a planetary civilization.”
“A fresh, vigorous, and often startling account of a man's introduction to higher planes of reality. If you've ever wondered what the new consciousness movement is about, read this book and find out.” —RICHARD SMOLEY, author of Inner Christianity and The Dice Game of Shiva: How Consciousness Creates the Universe
When the author experienced a devastating loss as a countercultural media activist,
he unwittingly embarked on a mystical journey marked by underground ayahuasca rites, kundalini awakenings, prankster spirit guides, shapeshifting extraterrestrials at the Burning Man festival, and miraculous energy healings that reshaped his skeptical worldview. In THE ELECTRIC JESUS, TALAT delves into his own Christian background, discovering the lost rites of the mystery schools and their secret “electric”
The evening will open with a chakra activation, followed by a reading, and
an open discussion about The Evolver Network and a rising consciousness culture flowering across the planet. Afterparty to follow.
JONATHAN TALAT PHILLIPS co-founded the cutting edge web-magazine Reality Sandwich and The Evolver Network, coordinating the Spores program with 40+ regional chapters transforming their communities. He is a religion blogger for the Huffington Post, an initiate of the International Sufi Order, founder of the NYC Gnostics, creator of “The Ayahuasca Monologues: Tales of the Spirit Vine”, a Reiki Master and a Bioenergetic Healer.
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The Evolver Network brings people together to explore areas that the mainstream culture ignores or suppresses; to learn new skills; to collaborate, celebrate and create. It uses on-line tools to build off-line communities, connecting the dots between visionary idealism and lived experience —from open-source software to complementary currencies, meditation to direct action, festival culture to community-supported agriculture.
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