A widely known writer and speaker on the history and impact of alternative spirituality, Mitch Horowitz is the editor-in-chief of Tarcher/Penguin and the author of Occult America (Bantam), which The Washington Post Book World called: “Fascinating…a serious, wide-ranging study of all the magical, mystical, and spiritual movements that have arisen and influenced American history in often-surprising ways.” Horowitz has written for U.S. News & World Report, The Washington Post, Parabola, and BoingBoing. He has recently appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, Dateline NBC, and All Things Considered. You can visit him online at www.MitchHorowitz.com
Noetic Sciences are not exclusively new but instead contain the esoteric core of all the world's religions, East and West, ancient and modern. During previous times of repression, the wisdom was hidden underground by various wisdom keepers. Mitch Horowitz describes how religious freedom in America provided safe harbor for such wisdom.