John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age

Title

John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age

Department

Comparative Religion

Document Type

Book

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Description

John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age follows the spiritual sojourn of John E. Fetzer, a Michigan business tycoon. Born in 1901 and living most of his life in Kalamazoo, Fetzer parlayed his first radio station into extensive holdings in broadcasting and other enterprises, leading to his sole ownership of the Detroit Tigers in 1961. By the time he died in 1991, Fetzer had been listed in Forbes magazine as one of the four hundred wealthiest people in America. And yet, business success was never enough for Fetzer-his deep spiritual yearnings led him from the Christianity of his youth to a restless exploration of metaphysical religions and movements ranging from Spiritualism, Theosophy, Freemasonry, UFOology, and parapsychology, all the way to the New Age as it blossomed in the 1980s.

ISBN

978-0814345306

Publication Date

2018

Disciplines

Business | Christianity

Citation for published book

Wilson, Brian C. . 1st ed. Wayne State University Press, 2018.

John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age

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