Tag: Moses

  • Certainty

    The Pearl of Great Price, Mormon Scripture, has a written account of theophany in which Moses (which Moses? I’m not certain) sees God (which God? I don’t know. Eru-Jesus? The Father-Manwe?). There is a moment where the vision ends or takes an intermission, where Moses is left to himself, as the glory of God had […]

  • Moses’ transcendent psychedelic experience: facing Ego

    Moses’ transcendent psychedelic experience: facing Ego

    In my last post, I explored the possibility that Moses’ transcendent experience found in The Pearl of Great Price (the Burning Bush?) was through the assistance of psychedelic medicine. I want to continue that exploration in this post. Moses, after many hours, comes down from his transcendent state and has the epiphany that man is […]

  • Moses and the Burning Bush – a transcendent psychedelic experience?

    Moses and the Burning Bush – a transcendent psychedelic experience?

    I’m not the first, and will not be the last, to wonder if spiritual leaders – prophets – may have been influenced by psychedelics. As early as 1975, Lamar Petersen wondered if Datura seeds may have found their way into the bread, or wine, consumed at the dedication of the Kirkland Temple (Petersen, L. (1975). […]