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Simcha Raphael

Simcha Raphael's(COU, '86) New Book


Living and Dying in Ancient Times:  Death, Burial and Mourning in Biblical Tradition

THE GRIEF JOURNEY AND THE AFTERLIFE synthesizes an understanding of traditional Jewish rituals of death and mourning, with contemporary psychological perspectives on  grief and bereavement. Simcha Paull Raphael  integrates the traditional understanding of  Jewish mourning rituals with little known teachings from  Jewish mysticism on the afterlife journey of the soul. This book is provides practical guidelines for walking the  mourner’s path, for  professional  care-givers and for those walking the wrestling with grief and loss, and their families.  Now available on

Helen Wickes

Helen Wickes (COU, '91):  World as You Left It

Helen's fourth book of poetry, World as You Left It, was published in 2015 by Sixteen Rivers Press, a non-profit, Bay Area poetry collective, which has been in business for sixteen years publishing poetry. This latest book has many elegies for her parents and friends. Glass Lyre Press published her second and third books of poetry in 2014: Dowser's Apprentice and Moon over Zabriskie. 

Sandra Lee Dennis

Sandra Lee Dennis (ISD, '96) Wins Award

Congratulations to Sandra on her new book, "Love and the Mystery of Betrayal" which won 3 awards.

Robert Kezer

Robert Kezer (TSD, '14) launched his first book:  The Boétie Legacy: and a World in Peril.

Glenn Hartelius, PhD

CIIS New Program

A new online PhD in Integral and Transpersonal Psychology will launch in Fall 2016.  This doctoral degree that integrates embodiment practices with scholarship, and offers  research approaches that honor the whole person.  The degree is designed and directed by Glenn Hartelius, PhD (EWP ’09), co-editor of The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Transpersonal Psychology and Editor of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies   Read More..

CIIS Travel

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