New Age Archive

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Cosmic confluence

A south Oregon town is a magnet for spiritual seekers who reject mainstream religion but are searching for enlightenment ASHLAND, Ore. – In Ashland, North America’s newest spiritual mecca, the well-off, educated residents who fill the coffee bars, boutiques and …

Divine Revelations in Copyright

Summary: Can new-age teachings be trade secrets? New-age self-help groups such as the Arica Institute often go to great lengths to make sure their revelations are for paying customers only. Many require students to sign confidentiality agreements, or protect their …

New Age aging well

Once labeled alternative, the Evolving Times Expo has flowed into the mainstream The Evolving Times Expo is a countercultural trip down memory lane. There’s something nostalgic – very late ’60s and early ’70s – about all the swirling tie-dye, gleaming …

Quack addicts

Cherie and Tony bonding in a muddy Mayan ritual – it’s the ultimate example of how mumbo-jumbo has inundated Britain, writes Francis Wheen in this final extract from his fascinating new book Everyone was at it. In Britain, allegedly the …

SQ is latest corporate mantra

After IQ and EQ, the new quotient that has captured the interest of corporate India’s is SQ, or Spiritual Quotient. And its advocates say it’s here to stay. With the Indian economy growing at over seven percent, the tempo is …

Casting A Wider Spell

‘Mainstream’ is definitely the word for this flourishing category After years on the fringes, New Age—which includes some alternative health, addiction and recovery, psychology and spiritual titles, as well as books on Eastern traditions—may finally be approaching the middle of …

Motivational program teaches trust in angels

Leadership project helps youngsters deal with childhood issues The Desert Sun, Mar. 2, 2003 http://www.thedesertsun.com/ By Kimberly Trone, The Desert Sun INDIO — About 130 children from across the valley participated in a leadership training program Saturday that encouraged them …

Woman pleads guilty to taking

Judge indicates Marie Taliaferro, 57, likely will get seven years in prison Contra Costa Times, Feb. 21, 2003 http://www.bayarea.com/mld/cctimes/5231083.htm By Corey Lyons, CONTRA COSTA TIMES A former university cashier has pleaded guilty to embezzling $4.5 million from UC San Francisco, …

Consumerwatch: New-Age Pet Treatments

WTAE, Feb. 21, 2003 http://www.thepittsburghchannel.com/ Wendy Bell If you’re an animal lover — you’d likely do almost anything to keep your favorite pet happy and healthy. But would you drive several hours to see a special veterinarian? WTAE Consumerwatch reporter …

Vatican Weighs in on New Age Movement

Vatican Study on New Age Movement Says Some Aspects Positive, but Not Replacement for Religion The Associated Press, Feb. 3, 2003 http://abcnews.go.com/ The Vatican weighed in Monday on the New Age movement, saying some aspects of the search for inner …

Holistic healers flock to Hayward

Massage therapists, herbalists, and yoga masters rush to meet city’s pent-up demand The Oakland Tribune, Jan. 27, 2003 http://www.oaklandtribune.com/ By Julissa McKinnon – Staff Writer It smells like aroma therapy in the town that the New Age wave almost forgot. …

Beware New Age, Vatican tells flock

The Guardian (England), Jan. 31, 2003 http://www.guardian.co.uk/religion/ Sophie Arie in Rome The Vatican is to urge Catholics to resist experimenting in cranky “alternative” lifestyles, in an attempt to prevent its flock being led astray by the growing popularity of New …

A new age attitude

Southwest Florida abounds with New Age spirit through classes and more, but not everyone thinks it’s a positive move Naples Daily News, Jan. 18, 2003 http://www.naplesnews.com/ By JENNIFER GRANT New Age spirituality has gone mainstream. What once was thought of …

Santana: An average guy and his angel

Santana, with new success, stays grounded when mom preaches humility. There is also a spiritual entity, he says, who told him to give back by speaking out about his past. Los Angeles Times, Nov. 3, 2002 http://www.calendarlive.com/ By Agustin Gurza, …