In 2001 I was introduced to the phenomenal healer, John of God, at his healing center in Abadiania, Brazil. I was there on a mission: a paraplegic friend of mine wanted to know if John
“The Cardinal” by E. Grutzner, 1846-1925? Spiritual Teachers and Spiritual Emergence Those on a path of spiritual emergence, seeking spiritual growth, often assume that their spiritual teachers are leading lives committed to helping others. Why?
[The following reflection on spiritualism may be of interest in the wake of the scandal around João Teixera de Faria, known as John of God, a world-renowned, sensational, spiritualist healer in Brazil who was recently