Rosicrucian Museum (San Jose)
Esoteric enthusiasts from across the globe submitted to a recent conference held in the site academic papers Patricia Downes, an organization development specialist with a doctoral degree from George Washington University, gave an interactive presentation titled "The Great Work and the Workplace: Transforming Work and Workplaces Through Stealth Esotericism". Mioara Merié, Ph.D., wrote a paper titled "Christian Esotericism and the Inner Eye: Automatic Drawing, Sciences of the Mind and Religious Innovations in Mid-Nineteenth Century Britain." Her presentation explores, among other things, the afterlife investigations of Victorian-era Christian spiritualists. Herm Cardona, MSSI, 32°, talked about Freemasonry and the Enlightenment; Bruce Krajewski, Ph.D., analyzed the unpublished papers of a bizarre castle builder in New Jersey; and Geoffrey Redmond discussed the I-Ching's influence on Western esotericism.