Edgar Cayce : An American Prophet

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-11-01
  • Publisher: Riverhead Trade
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With unprecedented access to Edgar Cayce's private letters and trance readings, Sidney Kirkpatrick delivers the definitive biography of the renowned psychic, religious seeker, and father of alternative medicine. Born in rural Kentucky in 1877, Edgar Cayce became known as "the sleeping prophet," and went on to lead an extraordinary life, helping and healing thousands. This is Cayce's fascinating story as it's never been told before.

Author Biography

Sidney D. Kirkpatrick is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. His critically acclaimed books include the New York Times bestseller A Cast of Killers and Lords of Sipan, a Hallmark Hall of Fame television movie. He lives in Pasadena.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Open Doorp. 1
A Christian in Christian County
A Most Unusual Childp. 15
Little Friends and Little Annap. 27
In the Company of Angelsp. 38
A Voice from Beyondp. 43
Hoptown and Louisville
Hopper Brothers Bookstorep. 55
The Young Lady from The Hillp. 64
Margaret of Louisvillep. 73
Miraculous Recoveryp. 82
Psychic Diagnostician
A Child in Needp. 95
Mind Is the Builderp. 111
Final Days in Bowling Greenp. 127
The Discovery of Edgar Caycep. 138
The Psychic Partnershipp. 150
Under Investigationp. 165
Little City on a Big Riverp. 174
Trial by Firep. 184
At Home and Abroadp. 193
Riches From The Earth
Lucky Boyp. 205
Desdemonap. 214
Luling and Edgar B. Davisp. 223
Harry Houdini and Cayce Petroleump. 229
Rocky Pasturep. 237
Birmingham and Daytonp. 244
Divine Lawp. 253
Venture Inward
Miss Gladys and Mr. Caycep. 263
Ruled by Jupiterp. 270
A Monk in His Third Appearancep. 278
Karmic Debt and the First Causep. 288
History and Hardshipsp. 298
Love and Marriagep. 305
Blessings to Comep. 311
The Blumenthal Brothersp. 318
The Life of Christp. 327
A Home on The Beach
Life in Virginia Beachp. 343
Dreams and Reincarnationp. 354
Treasures Great and Smallp. 365
Atlantis and the Future of Manp. 375
Gravity, Polarity, and Perpetual Motionp. 382
The Cayce Hospital
A Dream Realizedp. 393
The Healing Artsp. 402
Atlantic Universityp. 412
Irish Eyes and Fallen Angelsp. 424
Called Back
Begin at the Beginningp. 441
He that Endurethp. 455
Beloved Teacherp. 466
The Messengerp. 476
Peace and Prosperityp. 489
The Last Readingp. 508
Epilogue: The New Tomorrowp. 524
Acknowledgmentsp. 535
Notesp. 537
Indexp. 556
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