Faith is not reserved for the religious, nor does any religion have a monopoly on it. To the contrary, at one level, faith is a common and important psychological coping mechanism used every moment of our lives to allow us to function as normally as possible.
My lecture on the history of the occult in New York delivered at the 2013 International Theosophy Conference in Manhattan explores how New York City served as a surprising springboard for alternative spiritual ideas in the Victorian era and beyond.
In the first five articles in this series, we've explored some of the basic questions of Kabbalah. Beginning this week, we shift gears, digging into some core concepts and exploring them in a bit more depth.