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- Reference Policy:
- The A.R.E Library serves the needs of A.R.E. members, Atlantic
University and Reilly School of Massotherapy students, and the
- Borrowing Privileges:
- Borrowing privileges are for A.R.E. members only.
- Background Note:
- Founded in 1931, the A.R.E. consists of a global community
of people from all walks of life and spiritual traditions who
have found meaningful and life-transformative insights from the
readings of Edgar Cayce. It offers conferences and educational
activities to people of every age. Programs focus on such topics
as holistic health, dreams, reincarnation, ESP, the power of the
mind, meditation, and personal spirituality.
Periodicals and newspapers:
15 titles, 164 volumes published in the 20th century. Highlights
of this collection include religion and psychical research, religion
and metaphysics, and religion and mysticism.
- Books and monographs:
- 65,000 books from the 19th century to the present. The basic collection
covers Christianity, comparative religion, and mythology, with
special emphases including theosophy, anthroposophy, Christian
Science, mysticism, miracles, Jesus Christ, Unity, the American
metaphysical movement, meditation, and prayer.
The Library has an in-house electronic catalog.
The Hampton Roads Union List of Serials (1996 edition)
acts as a finding aid for this collection.
Databases, CD-ROMS, and other machine-readable sources:
Edgar Cayce Readings on CD-Rom
Angels; Antiquities; Bible; Buddhism; Cayce, Edgar, 1877-1945; Christian
Science; Comparative religion; Death--Religious aspects; Folklore;
Hinduism; Indians of North America--Religion; Judaism; Magic; Meditation;
Mythology; Prayer; Prophecy; Reincarnation; Spiritual development;
Spiritual healing; Spiritualism; Supernatural; Symbolism; Theosophy
"Old Age to New Age: Association for Research and Enlightenment
Library." Virginia Librarian Vol. 35, no.1 (January-February-March
1989): pp. 9-10.
"Segment Four: a Library of Psychic Dimension." Sally Florian,
Producer, in Library Video Magazine [Video recording],
Vol. 4, no. 2 (Summer 1990).
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