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Ironically, he decires me on one hand, and then does exactly the same thing on the other. 

..and for all his talk, has not offered a single peice of proof to back up a word of this since he started.  "Belive!" you cry, but even the most trustworthy must at some point provide proof. 
So, if you are, in fact, right, let me play the part of Herod and ask that you proove it, rather then continue in this circular route.

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I repeat: "The books featured here are distinctly NOT fantasy, but serious, hardcore, deeply referenced, fact-filled volumes."

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And yet, I fail to note a passage from them, or perhaps a quotation.  Or an explaination of some proof you have?  Most authors are not shy about explaining, in summery, what proof they have for the claims in thier books.

I do not buy a pig in a poke, sir.  If you wish people to buy your book, explain what facts you have based this on?

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Sir, I am a retired newspaper editor, a former professional skeptic, who does not take lightly anyone who tampers with the truth. I remained a skeptic until I experienced a paranormal event, and began investigating the paranormal.

My works were years in the making, and are probably more deeply researched, with more multiple citations for every fact, than most others available.

But NO other book, to my knowledge, states what mine do: massive convincing evidence that all paranormal abilities, traits, events, etc., are spiritual in nature; an extensively detailed history of why we are so confused about our spiritual nature, courtesy of religious suppression, and a channelled method on how to self-reconnect with our spiritual nature, without dogma, doctrine or gurus.

"Awakening The Soul: The Trilogy" contains more than 1,500 references, citing facts to illustrate this premise from all eight volumes of Philip Schaff's "History of the Christian Church" to "The Decrees of the First Vatican Council" to Henry Charles Lea's "History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages" to Andrew Dickson White's "A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology" among many, many other reference works.

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And yet, you will not offer up what a single bit of that evidence is.  "BUY MY BOOK!" is not offering us any kind of proof of your claims, nor convincing us to buy your book.

By the way, Schaff's work is suspect at best, particulrly on the early church, as some of his assertions contradict evidence which has come to light since his publication in 1858.   
Eusebius' History of the Church might be a better source, though it has  inaccuracies as well.

The Decrees of the First Vatican Council (1869-1870) basically outline that the Pope is Christ's Vicar on Earth.  How that has to do with Spirituality I'm not too clear.

If you're going to site Lea, please also site Apparitions in Late Medieval and Renaissance Spain by William A. Christian, Jr.  It's a much more interesting look at spirituality duiring that period then Lea's rather dry history of the Inquisition, and also NOT written in 19th century (granted, Lea was finally published in 1906, but he had actualy written the bulk of it years before.)

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Re: All metaphysical / paranormal phenomena explained

If you want to read sample pages from "Awakening The Soul: The Trilogy," go to Amazon.com (the U.S. version) and you can "Look Inside" the book.

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My my!  Now we have something.... except now we have nothing because the section amazon quotes contains little or no proof of anything!  (Other then, statistically, Church attendence is down, which anyone in religious circles could have told you.)

What is quoted is a few assertions that Western Christianity is bad, and that they're behind it all.  While I can say that I'm not a big fan of the Pope, I think that his predecessors assumed too much power and too much about thier right to it, I don't think that they're holding all of civilisation back, as there was, I might point out, a time before Christ, and if your suppositions are correct, everyone would have acended before that point.

I find one of the reviews very entertaining: you threatened a low review score poster for 'baring false witness" against you?   Pointout out poor scholorship is not baring false witness. 

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Re: All metaphysical / paranormal phenomena explained

He was a Bible-spouting fundamentalist Christian, who attempted to discredit my entire 728-page book on the basis on one typo (inserted by an editor) which was irrelevant in any event, so I was speaking to him in "language" he would understand. (He then changed his name on the post.)

If you want to see more pages in the "Look Inside" feature, click on "Surprise me" and then you can see sequential pages by hitting the tab on the right or left of the page.



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