Contents: Focusing on the New Age, its central ideas and main qualities – Recent history, the counter-culture, literary influences
– Human Potential Movement – New Age women – Social and demographic characteristics of participants, drug use, paranormal
influences – Levels and categories of participant involvement – Six essential concepts defined – New Age spirituality – Healing
and health, practices, therapists, efficacy – New Age community, politics, economics, ecology – Ethnographic report of a 5-day
healing workshop – The critics, Christian, the academe, Paul Heelas, Christopher Lasch and Ken Wilber – Consistencies and
inconsistencies between the players and critics.