The Future of InitiationwithAndy Hilton

Books Mentioned In This Interview

andy hilton perspectives on commoning victor turner the ritual process r s peters education as initiation david l bradford influence without authority leland bradford group development carl rogers on becoming a person abraham maslow farther reaches of human nature george lakoff metaphors we live by jeffrey kripal mutants and mystics mary rodwell the new human peters education as initiation david bradford influence without authority

Andy Hilton is author of Anthropology and Mysticism in the Making of Initiation. He is also coeditor of the anthology, Perspectives on Commoning.

Here he shares his optimistic vision of a world in which universal education is understood to be an initiatory process. He suggests that young people are being drawn into a new vision of spirituality through such media as superhero comics and movies, as well as the Harry Potter series and much science fiction. He emphasizes that initiation is a long-term process of which rituals are only a small part.

(Recorded on January 27, 2020)

Dr. Strange (video) –

Harry Potter (video) –

The Riddick Collection (video) –

Published on February 17, 2020


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