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JESS STEARN

                  
Jess-Stearn


life period : 1914 - 2002  |   place of birth : New York, U.S.A

nationality : American   |  occupation : Author, Journalist

BOOKS BY THE MASTER

" Soul Mates " ... " Edgar Cayce: Sleeping Prophet " ... " In Search of Taylor Caldwell " ...

" The Search for a Soul: Taylor Caldwell's Psychic Lives " ... " Intimates Through Time " ...

" A Matter of Immortality: Dramatic Evidence of Survival " ... " Elvis: His Spiritual Journey " ...

" Elvis' Search for God " ... " A Prophet in His Own Country: The Story of the Young Edgar Cayce " ...

" Dr. Thompson's new way for you to cure your aching back " ...

" The power of alpha-thinking: Miracle of the mind " ... " Meetings: A Reporter's Notebook " ...

" Yoga, youth, and reincarnation " ... " Edgar Cayce on the Millennium " ...

" The search for the girl with the blue eyes " ... " The Door to the Future " ... " The Truth About Elvis " ...

" Time for Astrology " ... " The Miracle Workers: America's Psychic Consultants " ...

" A prophet in his own country: The story of the young Edgar Cayce " ... " Adventures into the Psychic " ...

" The wasted years " ... " Dreamers Dicti: Guarant " ... " Prophet in His Own Country the Story Of " ...

" I, Judas " ..." The sixth man " ... " The seekers " ... " The reporter " ... " Ghosts Over Hollywood " ...

" Sisters of the Night " ... " The Second Life of Susan Ganther: Startling Story of Reincarnation " ...

" Romance of Atlantis " ... " The Physician Within You: Discovering the Power of Inner Healing " ...

" The Grapevine: A Report on the Secret World of the Lesbian "

Jess Stearn (April 26, 1914 – March 27, 2002) was a journalist and author of more than thirty books, nine of which were bestsellers. Stearn was born in Syracuse, New York to David Stearn, a rabbi. He graduated from Syracuse University and became a journalist for the New York Daily News and later an associate editor for Newsweek.

As an author, Stearn specialized in sensationalist speculative non-fiction. His early work focused on outsiders and marginalized individuals such as prostitutes, drug addicts, and the LGBT community. His later work focused on spirituality, the occult, and psychic phenomenon. His most popular works were two biographies on the American psychic Edgar Cayce; Stearn was a conference speaker for the Association for Research and Enlightenment and a proponent of Cayce's theories.

Stern was an old friend of game show panelist Arlene Francis. Her co-panelist Dorothy Kilgallen may have helped to promote Stearn's Yoga, Youth and Reincarnation in a September 15, 1965 issue of the New York Journal American. Stearn and Francis co-authored a book on dreams after she mentioned her recurring dream.

Stearn was an active practitioner of yoga and weight lifting.He married twice and had two children, Martha and Fred. He died of congestive heart failure on March 27, 2002 in his Malibu, California home. He chose not to have a funeral because of his belief in reincarnation.

Jess Stearn was a journalist, not an astrologer, and I mention him because his book A Time for Astrology was one of the first modern books I read about astrology. Prior to that, I read books that seem somewhat bizarre to me now, like John Dee’s book of magic and other pre-Modern era writings about astrolabes and astronomers to the various courts of the world. Anyway, Jess Stearn lived in Los Angeles and, like a good journalist, came to the study of astrology with an open mind; but he was, nonetheless, skeptical.

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