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Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Cannabis Spirituality by Stephen Gaskin. Paperbackpages. Published April 21st by High Times Press first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
To ask other readers questions about Cannabis Spiritualityplease sign up. Be the first to ask a question about Cannabis Spirituality. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Oct 15, Amber Cox rated it liked it.
This book has a lot more to do with spirituality and politics than it does with cannabis. I enjoyed the read, but it spiritualiy somewhat out of context; like I should have read some of Gaskin’s other works first stepehn been better acquainted with his life.
May 31, Moxie rated it liked it. As soon as I learned this book existed, I wanted to read it. Mine happens to be signed by the author. I like reading religious books, and I’ve recently become interested in the religious use of cannabis, partly by way of reading up on Rastafari.
From that perspective, the book is pretty disappointing. The first chapter is phenomenal as, I guess, a statement of belief. After that, it falls apart a little. It turns out that the title is As soon as I learned this book existed, I wanted to read it. It turns out that the title is something of a misnomer.
Gaskin writes at times about the great things that happen when people come canjabis to smoke weed with each other, the “gentle ritual” of it. But a lot of the book has nothing to do with cannabis–a more appropriate title would be something like “The Spirituality of Cannabis Users. It’s an old hippie telling you why natural childbirth is really the best way to have children, and you should really have a midwife, too. Sometimes it’s interesting reading, and sometimes I just found myself rolling my eyes.
It should come as no surprise, then, that Gaskin is a Dead Head who lives in a person commune spirityality Tennessee.
He talks a lot about his commune, which he calls The Farm. In fact, it’s hard to say whether cannabis is the main gaskim in this book, or if it’s actually The Farm. If I were to recommend this book to anyone, it would be someone who is interested in the cultural legacy of the Dead Heads and other hippies.
Not all of them cut their hair and moved to the suburbs. If you want to read about the spiritual or religious use of cannabis, though, I would recommend that you look elsewhere.
Jun 05, Ant rated it really liked it. I guess I was impressed with the humility this book was written in. There was no preaching or lofty talk. A lot of stephem he talks about is deep and heavy, but you may miss it if you spiriruality it all at face value while you skim. Spirktuality those who may understand this, you will find a friend in this book. It’s refreshing to know there are people like him out there as he calls it ‘fighting the good fight’.
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His writing class became an open discussion known as Monday Night Class, which involved up to students. He went spiritualitt prison in for marijuana possession, as he had planted several marijuana plants with other members of The Farm. He served one year of a three-year sentence.
While in prison, a class action suit on his behalf returned voting rights to more than a quarter of a million convicts. He continues to write. Books by Stephen Gaskin. Trivia About Cannabis Spiritua No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.