Chris Bache has been a professor of religious studies at Youngstown State University for over two decades. He teaches in transpersonal studies, comparative spirituality, consciousness research, and Eastern religion. An award-winning teacher, his work explores the philosophical implications of non-ordinary states of consciousness. He is also an adjunct professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and for two years was the Director of Transformative Learning at the Institute of Noetic Sciences.
Chris has written one of the groundbreaking books in the growing field of collective consciousness, Dark Night, Early Dawn: Steps to a Deep Ecology of Mind, which was published by SUNY Press in 2000. In addition, he has written Lifecycles: Reincarnation and the Web of Life (Paragon House, 1990).
For over twenty years, he has worked with sacred medicines, and has been a Vajrayana Buddhist practitioner for six years. He is also the proud father of three children.
Dark Night, Early Dawn: Steps to a Deep Ecology of MindLifecycles: Reincarnation and the Web of Life
(State University of New York Press, 2000)
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(Paragon House, 1991)
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Excerpts from Dark Night, Early DawnStepping into the FireIONS Review
(SUNY Press, 2000)
, Issue 59, March-May 2002
http://www.noetic.org/publications/review/issue59/r59_Bache.htmlThe Noetic Core of SustainabilityIONS Review
, Issue 57, September-November 2001
http://www.noetic.org/publications/review/issue57/r57_Bache.htmlIs the Sacred Medicine Path a Legitimate Spiritual Path?The Scientific and Medical Network
http://www.datadiwan.de/SciMedNet/library/articlesN81+/N81Bache_sacred.htmMysticism and Psychedelics: The Case of the Dark NightThe Primal Psychotherapy Page
http://primal-page.com/night.htmA Reappraisal of Teresa of Avila's Supposed HysteriaThe Primal Psychotherapy Page
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