The Twelfth Insight: The Hour of Decision


The fourth book in the Celestine series is an adventure tale, both suspenseful and contemplative, that builds on the insights introduced in Redfield's previous books. "The Twelfth Insight" describes a new wave of religious tolerance that is now silently arriving, in reaction to watching years of religious warfare and political corruption.
Booklist (02/15/2011):
New Age spiritual popularizer Redfield ruled the best-seller lists in the 1990s with his Celestine series of adventure parables, then left readers hanging after The Secret of Shambhala: In Search of the Eleventh Insight (1999). He now resurrects searcher Wilson James, known as Wil, and his fellow traveler, the unnamed narrator, just in time to offer a positive spin on the Mayan prophecy for the year 2012. A mysterious Document is being released around the world with instructions on how to use powers of the mind and spirit to elevate world consciousness and usher in not doomsday but, rather, a time of unity and peace. Redfield suggests that current economic crises, religious extremism, and political polarization are signs that we must change our ways. But Wil, the narrator, and a band of neatly diverse seekers (a Jew, a Muslim, a scientist, a few Christians, and a few Native Americans) must attain enlightenment immediately (instant karma, anyone?) in order to stop a band of terrorists from detonating a suitcase nuke. Celestine-heads and others looking for miraculous fables will embrace this hokey yet hopeful spiritual action fantasy. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Redfields previous books dominated best-seller lists for years, and his return will stoke avid interest.(Reprinted with permission of Booklist, copyright 2011, American Library Association.)

Brief Description:
Companion book to: The Celestine prophecy.

Brief Description:
The story of a new wave of religious tolerance and integrity that is now silently arriving, in reaction to watching years of religious warfareand political corruption. The year 2012 is not about the end of the world; it is about the unifying life of everyday miracles.

Biographical Note:
James Redfield is an American author, lecturer, screenwriter and film producer.
On December 21, 2012, the Mayan calendar will end. Many see it as an apocalyptic sign.
But is it?
In "The Twelfth Insight," the long-awaited fourth book in the beloved Celestine Series, we again follow our Hero and his close friend Wil. They have just received a portion of another ancient and mysterious manuscript that describes a secret approach to spirituality that is silently arriving in the second decade of the 21st Century. But the manuscript is only available in fragments.
To understand its full meaning for mankind, our Hero and Wil begin an urgent search to find the message in its entirety. As they embrace the power of Synchronicity and begin their search, they are confronted by powerful political forces and religious extremists that stand in the way of these spiritual revelations.
Utilizing what he calls the "parable effect," and based on his own sources, James Redfield explores the similarities and differences that exist among the world religions, revealing the essential messages contained within them that can energize our experience of spirituality-- and produce a new wave of integrity and reform that can transform our lives and our world.

Review Citations:
Booklist 02/15/2011 pg. 52 (EAN 9780446575966, Hardcover)
Contributor Bio: Redfield, James
Longtime friends Larry Miller and James Redfield decided several years ago that a definitive work on the

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