Douglas Sloan, Ph.D. is retired Professor of History and Education Emeritus at Teachers College, Columbia University. For many years he was also Adjunct Professor of Religion and Education at Union Theological Seminary in New York. He received a Bachelor of Divinity degree from Yale University Divinity School and a doctorate in history and education from Columbia University. Among his books are The Great Awakening and American Education, Insight-Imagination: The Emancipation of Thought and the Modern World, and Faith and Knowledge: Mainline Protestantism and American Higher Education.
Mr. Barnes was born in New York City, has a BA from Bowdoin College and an MA from Tufts University and has lived in Germany for many years. He is a publisher and editor-in-chief of Adonis Press, which publishes books on phenomena-centered science. He began his professional career as a Waldorf teacher and has devoted the last 10 years of his life to writing and publishing. Mr. Barnes is the author of Goethe and the Power of Rhythm, a biographical essay, and Participatory Science as the Basis for a Healing Culture (in Nature’s Open Secret). He is a Waldorf teacher, publisher, and adult education teacher at the Hawthorne Valley Alkion Center. He is a founding board member of The Nature Institute.