Bamford-Fetzer essay July, 2012
... pathway that we walk, a verb, an activity. In the words of Bruno Latour, it is “a vector of transformation.” 3 “Knowledge read more...
Author: Christopher Bamford
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trust, part autobiography, braiding, Freemasonry Spiritualism, simple arithmetical computations, independent freethinker, labors, loss, insufficient, second degree, seeker speaks, selfconfidence, psychics, experience ourselves, transition, Faith, means, writes privilege, death, aspiration, unanticipated, extent, prepared, restless, one tradition, document, Outwardly, Biblethumping disciplinarian, unable, Pure, directly, designate, true piety, faithful practice, beyond appearances, Square, Mary, first touch, monism, deeper, between bitter cynicism, powers, cannot separate professional life, simply challenging, two grew close Gordon functioning, first call, field able, inspirations, another perspective, distant, Thirtysix years later, specific, mothers, world changes, final process, search moves, young, communication, Christianity, intuitively, place, cause, between, importance, Certainly one motive, apparitions manifestations, blurring, connotation, combined, much reflection, 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