Spiritual AwakeningwithSteve Taylor

Books Mentioned In This Interview

steve taylor the leap: the psychology of spiritual awakening

Steve Taylor, PhD, is the author of Extraordinary Awakenings, The LEAP: The Psychology of Spiritual Awakening, Spiritual Science, Back to Sanity, Out of the Darkness and many other books. He’s senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University and the chair of the Transpersonal Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society. Steve’s articles and essays have been published in over 100 academic journals, magazines, and newspapers and he blogs for Scientific American and Psychology Today. His website is https://www.stevenmtaylor.com/

Here he defines spiritual awakening as an opening to a larger understanding of onesself. Ultimately, he maintains that our deepest self as at one with the entire universe. Many human problems result from a sense of separation, of being stuck at an ego level. He describes several types of awakenings. Often they result from a sense of acceptance, even in the aftershock of trauma.

(Recorded on December 5, 2021)

Published on December 29, 2021


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