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Wilber’s Integral View: My Introduction

It was in a course at Chicago Theological Seminary (CTS) during my doctoral studies that I first read Ken Wilber, considered by some to be the premier philosopher to emerge in the late 20th Century. The introduction to his “Integral Theory” on worldviews, outlined in his book, The Marriage of Sense and Soul, was profoundly freeing for me. Continue reading

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The Integral Map: States and Stages of Consciousness

In this post, I want to begin to explore more deeply Ken Wilber’s Integral Theory, beginning to walk its terrain of quadrants, states, levels, lines, and types. It has been extremely helpful to me on my life journey to encounter Wilber’s theory, illustrated by the Integral Map. Continue reading

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The Integral Map: Lines of Development

In addition to our built-in capacity to individually move sequentially through different stages of consciousness (see post “The Integral Map: States and Stages of Consciousness”), we also are capable of moving through a complex array of what Ken Wilber calls “lines” of development. You already may be familiar with some of these lines. Continue reading

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