(born 1949 in Rorschach, Switzerland) is a historian of ideas, religions, and philosophies with a special interest in the history and modes of interaction between East and West.
(August 7, 1962 – March 10, 2011) was an Italian scholar of Chinese religion specializing in the history, texts, and practices of Daoism (15th to 20th centuries).
Steve Antinoff was born in 1949. Questions he could not answer led him to train at a Zen monastery in Kyoto. He stayed in Japan for many years. Later he lived in Rome. Along the way he obtained a doctorate in religion. Currently he teaches philosophy and religion at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts.
(1922–2013). Dr. DeMartino, Zen practitioner and thinker, long-time student of D.T. Suzuki, Shin’ichi Hisamatsu, Paul Tillich, and Reinhold Niebuhr, was co-author (along with D.T. Suzuki and Erich Fromm) of the classic Zen Buddhism and Psychoanalysis. He was senior associate professor of religion at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
(born 17 July 1946, Schiedam) is a Dutch Orientalist and Indologist, specializing in Buddhist studies and early Buddhism. He is emeritus professor at the University of Lausanne.
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831–1891) co-founded the Theosophical Society in 1875 and authored the major texts of the movement: Isis Unveiled (1877), The Secret Doctrine (1888), The Key to Theosophy (1889), and The Voice of the Silence (1889).
Born 1764 in Chartres in the Loire valley, and died 1859 in Bouillon, Luxembourg.