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By Ira Rifkin

75 those that replaced the area is a superb, provocative selection of brief biographies of reformers, students, martyrs and mystics – of many religions – who shook up non secular inspiration and perform within the 20th century. the fast profiles make attention-grabbing interpreting – and, usually, discovery – and the quotations and bibliographies following every one profile make this a fair extra priceless source. it is an admiring and instructive survey of influential religious practitioners and pioneers. a party of the human spirit, excellent for either seekers and believers, the curious and the passionate, thinkers and doers, seventy five those that replaced the realm is an authoritative advisor to the main inventive religious rules and activities of the earlier century – a problem for us this present day.

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D. Ouspensky and the composer Thomas de Hartmann, who later collaborated with Gurdjieff in creating musical works. At the outbreak of the Russian Revolution in 1917, Gurdjieff went to the city of Essentuki in the Caucasus, and in 1919 he established the Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man in Tiflis (now Tbilisi), Georgia. There he was joined by the artist and theatrical designer Alexandre de Salzmann and his wife, Jeanne de Salzmann, a teacher of rhythmic dance. In 1922 he settled in France, near Fontainebleau, and in 1924 suffered a near-fatal automobile accident.

Organization Nation of Islam, 7351 S. , Chicago, IL 60649. org. Official web site of the Nation of Islam contains official history of the Nation and an official biographical sketch of Elijah Muhammad. Periodical: Final Call Online. com. ” BHAKTIVEDANTA PRABUPHADA (1896–1977) • • • • • • • As founder of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness—ISKCON, commonly called the Hare Krishnas—Swami Bhaktivedanta Prabuphada brought to the West a unique interpretation of Hindu worship by creatively tapping into the 1960s spiritual zeitgeist.

Muhammad’s teachings were disseminated in the periodical Muhammad Speaks and in several books. At the time of his death it was estimated that he had 100,000 followers in seventy temples around the United States. After his death his son Wareth Deen Mohammed dropped the Nation of Islam name and led the bulk of its members into mainstream Sunni Islam. Farrakhan continues to lead a smaller organization that still calls itself the Nation of Islam. HIS WORDS Why do I stress the religion of Islam for my people, the so-called American Negroes?

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