Thompson, William Irwin

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Dates:
Birth 1938-07-16
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

William Irwin Thompson was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 16, 1938. He received his B.A. from Pomona College in 1962, his M.A. from Cornell University in 1964, and his Ph.D. from Cornell in 1966. He was a humanities professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at York University. He is founding director of the Lindisfarne Association (founded 1973), an association of persons who share Thompson's interest in the spiritual development of human culture. His books include "The Imagination of an Insurrection, Dublin, Easter, 1916"; "Darkness and Scattered Light: Four Talks on the Future"; "Pacific Shift"; "The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light: Mythology, Sexuality, and the Evolution of Cultures"; and "Transforming History."

From the description of William Irwin Thompson papers, 1959-2004. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 165392988

William Irwin Thompson was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 16, 1938. He received his B.A. from Pomona College in 1962, his M.A. from Cornell University in 1964, and his Ph.D. from Cornell in 1966. He was a humanities professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at York University. He is founding director of the Lindisfarne Association (founded 1973), an association of persons who share Thompson's interest in the spiritual development of human culture. His books include "The Imagination of an Insurrection, Dublin, Easter, 1916"; "Darkness and Scattered Light: Four Talks on the Future"; "Pacific Shift"; "The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light: Mythology, Sexuality, and the Evolution of Cultures;" and "Transforming History."

From the description of William Irwin Thompson papers, 1959-2002. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64072403

Robert Roy: Presbyterian minister; born 1792; served as pastor of Old Tennant Church in Manalapan Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, 1829-1832; died 1832.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1828-1837. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122602668

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Subjects:

  • Spirituality
  • Culture
  • Decedents' estates
  • Social evolution

Occupations:

  • Clergy--New Jersey

Places:

  • Manalapan (N.J. : Township) (as recorded)
  • Monmouth County (N.J) (as recorded)
  • New Jersey (as recorded)