The Feast of Saint Patrick, held on March 17th each year, not only commemorates the saint and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland but also celebrates the heritage and culture of the country. But what traditions did Christianity replace in Ireland?
Like many parents, and on more than one occasion, I have turned to the internet for answers about child raising. Strategies vary depending on the issue at hand, but the prescriptions are pretty standard -- they aim to stop the problem and identify the right tool to manage the negative behavior while reinforcing the positive. But the internet can't provide the same in-depth info as a book.
Inner Traditions * Bear & Company is proud to welcome Findhorn Press to its family of visionary publishing -- and this new venture comes with a cosmic connection!
As noted in a recent interview on NPR and in articles in The New York Times and Politico, information collected confidentially from pilots and other members of the Department of Defense about unidentified flying object (UFO) sightings has now been released to the public.
As a publishing company, we use a lot of paper. But we are always seeking ways to offset this usage -- we recycle all of our office papers and most of our books are printed on sustainably sourced paper from responsibly managed forests (FSC-certified). We give back to our community and the planet in other ways too, most notably through our ongoing reforestation project in Costa Rica.
For decades, archaeologists have used airplanes and aerial imagery to discover artifacts and ruins not visible from the ground. But this only worked where they were permitted to fly. Now, as reported by the New York Times, Coast to Coast AM, and many other sources, nearly 400 ancient stone "gates" have been discovered across Saudi Arabia -- all thanks to Google Earth.
Every herbalist, whether amateur or professional, knows the relationship between plants and people is ancient, perhaps as old as humanity itself. And now scientists have confirmed that Neanderthals had an excellent understanding of medicinal plants and even the natural antibiotic properties of penicillin mold!
It is with sadness that we report the passing of author Timothy Wyllie on Wednesday, October 4th. Timothy was a great soul, forever changed by his near-death experience in 1973.
As noted in Nature, a set of human-like footprints were discovered on the Greek island of Crete and dated to 5.7 millions years ago, when early human ancestors were theoretically living only in Africa. Where did they come from?
Our publisher, Ehud Sperling, had the pleasure of visiting the Guggenheim's "Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose + Croix in Paris, 1892-1897" exhibit in August -- and saw our book Occult Paris on display!