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Working-Class Sage

The power and progress of James Allen

In his first solo album in 1970, John Lennon famously sang: “A working-class hero is something to be.” If you want to example of how to live out that ideal in art and life, discover the career of inspirational writer James Allen (1864–1912).

In a writing career that lasted only a decade, the English essayist, moralist, and mystic…

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"Treats esoteric ideas & movements with an even-handed intellectual studiousness"-Washington Post | PEN Award-winning historian | Censored in China

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