In this episode we are going to discuss psychedelics and alchemy with author, researcher and freemason P.D. Newman. His latest book is Angels in Vermilion – The Philosophers Stone: from Dee to DMT.
P.D. Newman is an internationally recognized author and lecturer specializing in the use of entheogenic compounds in magico-religious settings. A member of both the Masonic Fraternity and the Society of Rosicrucians, his book, Alchemically Stoned: The Psychedelic Secret of Freemasonry, explores the use of the powerful hallucinogenic compound, DMT, by a number of eighteenth century Masonic Alchemists. He has additionally been published in a number of periodicals, including The Transactions of the Mississippi Lodge of Research, The Scottish Rite Journal, Knight Templar Magazine, Ad Lucem, The Square, Rocky Mountain Mason, Fraternal Review, Invisible College, Dragibus, Ethnomycological Journals, etc. And, in 2016, Newman was awarded for his placing in the worldwide Scottish Rite Journal essay contest.
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