The people listed here have influenced my ideas and contributed to my spiritual growth over the years. I don’t agree with everything they write, but I believe their ideas are important. Clicking on the link will take you to a web search on their names.

Father Gabriele Allegra (1907-1976)
José Antonio Antón-Pacheco (born 1952)
Sri Aurobindo (1872-1950)
James Baldwin (1924-1987)
William Blake (1757-1827)
David Bohm (1917-1992)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945)
Daniel Boyarin (born 1946)
Edwin Bryant (born 1955)
Martin Buber (1878-1965)
Joan Chittister (born 1936)
James Hal Cone (born 1938)
Henri Corbin (1903-1978)
e. e. cummings (1894-1962)
George F. Dole (born 1931)
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Matthew Fox (born 1940)
Marie-Louise von Franz (1915-1998)
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948)
Juan Gelman (born 1930)
Yonassan Gershom (born 1947)
Gloria Gervitz (born 1943)
Thich Nhat Hanh (born 1926)
Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)
James Hillman (1926-2011)
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
Elizabeth A. Johnson (born 1941)
Julian of Norwich (1342-1416)
Carl Jung (1875-1961)
Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)
Aryeh Kaplan (1934-1983)
Helen Keller (1880-1968)
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1868)
Vivekenanda (1863-1902)

 

Philip Levine (born 1928)
John Paul Meier (born 1942)
Nan C. Merrill (1931-2010)
Thomas Merton (1915-1968)
W. S. Merwin (born 1927)
Hugo Mujica (born 1942)
Rebbe Nachman (Breslov Hasidism) (1772-1810)
Pablo Neruda (1904-1973)
Octavio Paz (1914-1998)
José Antonio Pagola (born 1937)
Richard Rohr (born 1943)
Mark Rothko (1903-1970)
Rumi (1207-1273)
Joyce Rupp (born 1943)
Gershom Scholem (1897-1982)
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965)
Idries Shah (1924-1996)
Huston Smith (born 1919)
Ruth Stone (born 1915)
Marjorie Suchocki (born 1933)
Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772)
Barbara Brown Taylor (born 1951)
Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)
Ian J. Thompson (born 1953)
Howard Thurman (1899-1981)
Desmond Tutu (born 1931)
Evelyn Underhill (1875-1941)
Cesar Vallejo (1892-1938)
Maria Valtorta (1897-1961)
Geza Vermes (born 1924)
Alan Watts (1915-1973)
Simone Weil (1909-1943)
Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)
Yogananda (1893-1952)