A collection of meditations aimed at understanding the nature of spiritual experience. Dr. Simson is a scientist who has explored the history and content of most major world religions, has been a lifetime truth-seeker, and takes a sympathetic view of the God-quest. In these essays, words commonly used in religious discourse are carefully defined in an effort to clarify meanings of religious termilogy.
The author was raised in a non-religious family but has had a lifetime interest in the functional reality of religion. After receiving a Ph.D. in human anatomy, the author taught and did research in medical cell biology until retirement, all the while retaining an interest in the spiritual dimension of human experionce.