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James Arthur Ray

Author Who Lead Deathly Sweat Lodge Will Be Released

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 07.12.2013 | Crime

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- A self-help author who led an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony that left three people dead is scheduled to be released from prison Fri...

Self-Help Guru Guilty Of Sweat Lodge Deaths Plans Next Move

AP | Posted 07.20.2012 | Crime

PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- Attorneys for a self-help author imprisoned for the deaths of three people following an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony have laid out ...

How To Spot a Quack

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home
Iris Erlingsdottir

I'm not saying that everything "new agey" or "alternative" medicine is evil, but people have to begin to really use their judgment. Ask questions and demand answers that pass the test of science, studies and common sense.

American Indians See Lessons In Sweat Lodge Trial

AP | By FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 11.24.2011 | Crime

PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- Self-help author James Arthur Ray faced more than a judge at his sentencing last week for a sweat lodge ceremony that left three pe...

Prison Time For Self-Help Guru In Sweat Lodge Case

AP | By FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 11.19.2011 | Crime

PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- A self-help author's acknowledgement that he was responsible for the deaths of three people in an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony was ...

Self-Help Author Wants Probation In Sweat Lodge Deaths

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 01.15.2012 | Crime

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — A veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder was on the brink of suicide when he reached out to a self-help author ...

New Trial Sought In Sweat Lodge Case

AP | By FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 09.12.2011 | Crime

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Attorneys for a self-help author convicted of negligent homicide stemming from three deaths at a sweat lodge ceremony are seeking ...

How To Spot A Fraud Guru

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 08.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

It's a mistake to dismiss Ray as just one "bad apple." Why? because he exemplifies a bona-fide risk for spiritual seekers.

The "Sweat Lodge Guru" Guilty Verdict: Recognizing the Deadly Influence of Authority

Kent Greenfield | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics
Kent Greenfield

Two years ago, three people died in a sweat lodge near Sedona, Arizona, during a so-called "Spiritual Warrior" retreat led by self-help guru James Art...

Hellacious 'Spiritual Warrior' Sweat Lodge Deaths Result In Conviction

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 08.23.2011 | Denver

CAMP VERDE, Ariz. — They came in search of spiritual enlightenment, using the sweat lodge as a way to break through whatever was holding them ba...

Self-Help Author Convicted Of Negligent Homicide

AP | By FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 08.23.2011 | Books

CAMP VERDE, Ariz. -- They came in search of spiritual enlightenment, using the sweat lodge as a way to break through whatever was holding them back in...

The James Arthur Ray Trial And The Law of Attraction

Meryl Davids Landau | Posted 08.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Meryl Davids Landau

The James Ray trial doesn't say anything about the truth of the law of attraction. It only says something about Ray: that he didn't put it into practice as well as he might have.

James Ray ARRESTED: Self-Help Guru Charged In 3 'Spiritual Warriar' Sweat Lodge Deaths

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Motivational speaker James Arthur Ray was arrested Wednesday on manslaughter charges after three people died following a nort...

First Sweat Lodge Survivor Speaks Out, Reveals Details Of Tragic Incident

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — More than 50 followers of spiritual guru James Arthur Ray had just endured five strenuous days of fasting, sleep-deprivation ...

Sweat Lodge Probe Includes Hundreds Of Interviews

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — An investigation into the deaths of three people who were overcome at a sweat lodge ceremony in Arizona is expected to be forw...

James Arthur Ray: Guru Says He's Being Tested By Sweat Lodge Deaths

AP | By DAISY NGUYEN and FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES -- The self-help expert who led a spiritual retreat in Arizona where two people died after being overcome in a sweat lodge said the traged...

Liz Neuman: Third Person Dies In Arizona Sweat Lodge Case

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The family of a Minnesota woman who died more than a week after being overcome in an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony said Sunday...

Sweat Lodges Are Sitting Bull

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
E. Jean Carroll

Anyone who tells you that vomiting is "good for you, that you are purging what your body doesn't want, what it doesn't need," is a sadist. Anyone who ever refers to you as a "spiritual warrior" is a crook.

Kirby Brown: Sweat Lodge Victim's Family Says She Was Fit

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — A 38-year-old New York woman who died after sitting in a sauna-like sweat lodge at a scenic Arizona resort was an avid surfer ...

Sweat Lodge Deaths Being Investigated As Homicides

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — The deaths of two people during a sweat lodge ceremony led by self-help expert James Arthur Ray are being investigated as homi...