Neil Douglas-Klotz

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Dr. Neil Douglas-Klotz is an internationally known scholar in the fields connecting religious studies and psychology as well as a poet and musician. He is the author of:
*Prayers of the Cosmos: Meditations on the Aramaic Words of Jesus (1990);
*Desert Wisdom: The Middle Eastern Tradition from the Goddess Through the Sufis (1995);
*The Hidden Gospel: Decoding the Spirituality of the Aramaic Jesus (1999);
*The Genesis Meditations: A Shared Practice of Peace for Christians, Jews and Muslims (2003);
*The Sufi Book of Life: 99 Pathways of the Heart for the Modern Dervish (2005)
*Blessings of the Cosmos: Wisdom of the Heart from the Aramaic Words of Jesus (2006)
*The Tent of Abraham: Stories of Hope and Peace for Jews, Christians and Muslims (2006,
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Neil Douglas-Klotz Over the 25 years that I have been talking with people about the Aramaic Jesus, I am often asked questions about the life and culture of this…moreOver the 25 years that I have been talking with people about the Aramaic Jesus, I am often asked questions about the life and culture of this controversial figure's listeners.

As I investigated this, I became increasingly intrigued with the history and ecology of the time and place called by many the "Holy Land."

If anything, what I found was decidedly un-holy. I also found much misinformation being put about, essentially speculation from a later time and a different worldview.

I decided that the best way to convey this research was in novel form. And, since I have always enjoyed historical mystery novels....

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Dear Friends of the Abwoon Network,


I am happy to announce a new book published by Hampton Roads, due in June of 2018. The Little Book of Sufi Stories retells some of my favorite stories, and a few you haven’t heard before. I am just finishing proofreading the final galleys and find that the publisher has done a beautiful job. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed writing it!


Although the rel...

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“If humans are "intelligent," so is the rest of Nature. Native peoples have always said this. The human species shows its decreasing ability to communicate--both internally and externally--by its failure to recognize this intelligence. In this sense, our immune failures are one more example of not having ears (receptors) to hear the voice of Nature with compassion.”
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“Life is cooking us, and we resist because we don’t know our purpose in life, the “meal” that is being prepared. The cook says to the chickpeas, “You were once drinking fresh dew in the garden. That was so you could be a nice meal for the Guest. Don’t dwell on the self you think you are. Let yourself be transformed into something even better—a meal for the”
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“Once Mullah Nasruddin’s favorite clock stopped working, so he took it for repair. When the repairperson took the back off the clock and turned it over, a dead fly fell out. “So that’s the problem,” said Nasruddin. “The little mechanic who operated it has died!”
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