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~ Ministry~

Executive Director, All-Faiths Seminary International, New York, NY                    

Independent Itinerant -  Speaking about 40 Sundays per year  

Cofounder and Senior Minister Emeritus of Interfaith Fellowship (14 Years)

              Services in Cami Hall, across from Carnegie Hall, 165 W. 57th St., NYC

United Methodist Ministry 

Pastor, Central Valley Methodist Church, Central Valley, NY (11 Years)

Pastor, Windsor Terrace Community Church, Brooklyn, NY (10 Years) 

Disciples of Christ (Christian Church) Ministry (7 Years) 

Assistant Pastor, Glendale Central Christian Church, Glendale, CA   

Pastor, Hawk Point Community Church, Ariel Christian Church 

and Fairview Christian Church, (Rural Missouri circuit ministry)

 

~ UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE TEACHING  ~  COURSE WORK DEVELOPMENT  ~  SEMINARS ~

SUNY, The State University of New York (Empire State Division) Newburgh, New York 

Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY – Lecturer in Philosophy and Religion

Courses Taught: The History of Mysticism, The Psychology of Religion, World Religions, World Views and Values,

Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Religion, Introduction to Ethics and Small Group Communications

Courses Taught: The History of Mysticism, The Psychology of Religion, World Religions,

Introduction to Philosophy and Introduction to Religion

Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY 

Awarded Most Popular Teacher by Mercy College Students 

Taught both on campus and inside Sing-Sing, Bedford, Taconic, Down State, Otisville and Mid-Orange Correctional

Courses Taught: History of Mysticism; Psychology of Religion; Mythology and Religion; Religions of the Far East;

Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Varieties of Christian Experience, Christian Beginnings; Perspectives on Death;

Life After Death, Oral Communications; Psychology of Communication; Effective Reasoning; Identity and Community;

Sex Role Dynamic; Ethics and the Family; Ethics and Religion; Introduction to Psychology; Social Psychology.

Westchester Community College and SUNY Purchase, Westchester, NY

              Presented a one-day Saturday seminar each semester on Successful Self-Employment

              Also: Time Management; Public Speaking and Effective Communications

New School for Social Research, NY, NY

              Developed a popular series of courses in Philosophy and Religion

              Taught 3 or 4 courses per semester for the 10 years I served on the faculty

Courses Taught
The History of Mysticism, Consciousness Expansion and Religious Experience, Psychology of Religion, Esoteric and Mystical Philosophies, Religion and Society, Jung-Teilhard and the Future of Consciousness, Oriental Philosophy, Creative Force Philosophies, Theories of Religious Experience   

Director of Saturday Seminar Program, Counselor and Instructor in Transpersonal Psychology

              Foundation for Religion and Mental Health, Briarcliff, NY

Program Director -- One of three for Wainwright House, Rye, New York 

Director of Campus Ministry Program and Assistant Professor 

               Psychology, Philosophy, Religion and Speech, Harriman College, Harriman, NY

Lecturer - Pastoral Studies (Counseling and Guidance) 

              General Theological Seminary,  NY, NY                                                             

Instructor - Public Speaking, Psychology, Comparative Religions, and Ancient History

              Highland School, Queens, NY                                                                              

Dean of Students and Instructor, Psychology, Sociology and Industrial Psychology

              Interboro Institute, Park Avenue, NY, NY                                                             

Chaplain and Instructor, Public Speaking, Debate, Ancient History, World Religions

              Girl's Collegiate School, Claremont, CA     
 

 

~ Writing | Publishing ~

Publisher and Editor of Miracles Magazine 

Publisher and Editor of Inspiration Magazine (12 years)

Publisher and Editor of The Mustard Seed, weekly Inspirational Magazine (6 years) 

Editor: Update, Newsletter for the New York Conference of the Methodist Church

Books and Booklets

Lesson 101: Perfect Happiness, Sterling Publishing, NYC (A Division of Barnes & Noble)

Living A Course in Miracles, Sterling Publishing, NYC, (A Division of Barnes & Noble)

What is Mysticism? Royal Fireworks, Unionville, NY 

Missouri Mystic, Royal Fireworks Press, Unionville, NY 

The Ten Laws of Happiness, Royal Fireworks Press, Unionville, NY 

Listening To Your Inner Guide, Crossroads, NYC 

Awaken To Your Own Call  (Exploring A Course in Miracles) Crossroads, NYC  

A Course in Miracles Directory, Resource Guide, Catalogue and Scrapbook  

Time, Death and A Course in Miracles, Prints of Peace  

Wedding Ceremony Manual with Diane Berke 

Money and Jesus, Athanor Press, NYC  

Search for the Center, Athanor Press, NYC 

Learning to Die, Spiritual Frontiers, Chicago, IL 

Articles
(not counting hundreds of articles in Miracles Magazine)

The following were all in Science of Mind Magazine

The Spiritual Diet, (Sept. 2006) The Key Marked Kindness, (Feb.  2005), Remembering to Laugh,   (Aug. 2004)

How to be Really Happy,   (Mar. 2003), The Classroom Called Cancer, (Apr. 2003), Prayers and Curses (Mar. 1973)

- Also -

Sermons Writing and Preaching As a Process of Individuation   Preaching Magazine (Sept. 1986)

After 500 Years: The Legacy of Luther Times Herald Record (Oct.  1983)

 

~ ENTREPRENEURIAL AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ~

Workshop and Seminar Production

Produced 100's of different workshops and seminars with up to 1,000 participants

Co-producer and Master of Ceremonies for the United Nations

              Year of the Child at the Beacon Theater, NY, NY

Developed the following power point presentations:

              The Life of St. Francis of Assisi: Seen through great paintings of his life

              The Art of the Egyptians and Their Religion, The History of Alchemy

              The Art of Healing - Through the Centuries, The Life of Rudolph Steiner

Owner, High Rock Graphics, Katonah, NY

              For 11 years I ran a computerized phototypesetting studio designing, typesetting

and printing booklets, pamphlets, catalogues, flyers and brochures.

             

~ EDUCATION ~

Ph.D.     Commonwealth Open University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

D.D.       The New Seminary at St. Paul's Cathedral, Columbia University, NYC 

              General Theological Seminary, NYC, Completed course work for Th.D.

              Passed foreign language qualifying exams in Ancient Greek, German and French

              Specialization: Mysticism, Psychology of Religion and Comparative Religions

              Graduate Faculty of the New School, NYC 

              Completed course work for Ph.D. in Philosophy, G.P.A. of 3.5                                          

Th.M.    Claremont Theological Seminary, Claremont, CA 

               Psychology of Religion, Oriental Philosophy, and Counseling and Guidance

B.A.       Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Missouri  

              Major: Psychology, Minor: Oral Communication, Varsity Debater, Dean's List

              Pi Kappa Delta (honorary forensic), Winner of Kuntz Trophy in Public Speaking

 

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