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Published: 12 July 2018

472 Pages


ISBN: 9780190459116

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Drugs, Mysticism, and the Pursuit of Transcendence in the Modern World

Christopher Partridge

  • Explores the history of drug use as a means of achieving gnosis
  • The first analysis of the modern history of drug-induced mystical states
  • Provides information on previously little-known religious figures