Science and Sacraments: Psychedelic Research and Mystical Experiences Film Screening and Q & A
Science and Sacraments offers insights into the fascinating history of psychedelic research and its relationship to mystical experiences.
This film explores the research done by early pioneers, such as Albert Hofmann, Stanislav Grof, and Timothy Leary; the subsequent shutdown by the government; and the current renaissance of research on the potential of psychedelics to enhance creativity, support cancer patients, and catalyze spiritual awakening.
Featuring in order of appearance: David E. Nichols, Frances Vaughan, Roland Griffiths, James Fadiman, Roger Walsh, Ralph Metzner, Alicia Danforth, and Angeles Arrien.
Betsy Gordon is founder of The Betsy Gordon Foundation. Her foundation supports nonprofit organizations working for the benefit of humanity and the whole earth. Betsy values innovative ideas on the frontiers of human possibility and her foundation focuses on organizations engaged in research and service that bridge the inner work of mind and spirit to the outer work of action and service in the world.
Frank Echenhofer received his PhD. in Developmental Psychology from Temple University in 1985. He has been a clinical research associate at Temple University and has been in private practice since 1985. His focus, which bridge east-west psychology, specializes in the general areas of Eastern and Western comparative psychology, philosophy, and psychophysiology.