Dreams and Resurrection: On Immortal Selves, Psychedelics, and Christianity.

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Dreams and Resurrection: On Immortal Selves, Psychedelics, and Christianity

Jack Call

Christian Alternative

c/o John Hunt Publishing, Ltd.

Laurel House, Station Approach, Alresford, Hants, SO24 9JH, UK

www.johnhuntpublishing.com

9781782796831, $16.95, 135pp, www.amazon.com

Synopsis: "Dreams and Resurrection: On Immortal Selves, Psychedelics, and Christianity" presents an extended inductive argument based on the time-honored analogies between life and dream, death and sleep. Author Jack Call takes an argument of David Hume's and turns it on its head. That argument forms the core of a view the Call describes as Taoistic, psychedelic Christianity. Taoistic in that God's power is conceived as purely artistic and inspirational, and psychedelic in that the author acknowledges that taking LSD had a profound and benign influence on his life. On this view, the first-person perspective is given in experience. The basic message in "Dreams and Resurrection: On Immortal Selves...

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