Mitch Horowitz

Mitch Horowitz

Mitch Horowitz is an award-winning writer, publisher, and lecturer of many years’ experience, with a lifelong interest in man’s search for meaning. A historian of alternative spirituality and one of today’s most literate voices of esoterica, mysticism, and the occult, Horowitz illuminates outsider history, explains its relevance to contemporary life, and reveals the longstanding quest to bring empowerment and agency to the human condition. A former vice-president and editor-in-chief at Tarcher/Penguin in New York, Horowitz is a writer-in-residence at the New York Public Library, lecturer-in-residence at the Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles, and the PEN Award-winning author of books including Occult America; One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life; The Miracle Club; and his latest The Miracle Habits. Looking into the minds of many of America’s prominent occult thinkers, Mitch Horowitz brings their esoteric ideas forward, as a source of practical insight and wisdom in the day-to-day life of the ordinary person. He has written on alternative spiritual topics for many popular publications and frequently speaks at universities, art spaces, spiritual centers, and public libraries.

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Positive Mind & The Miracle Club with Mitch Horowitz
Open Minds
Mitch Horowitz reveals insights from one of the original organizations in the positive mind movement of the late 1800s, The Miracle Club, and what made their practices so successful. He offers tools and techniques, that you can start using today.
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The Occult Destiny of America with Mitch Horowitz
Open Minds
Mitch Horowitz continues our exploration into the history of new thought and spirituality with the realization of the secret destiny of America. From the homegrown traditions of Hoodoo to the scholarly works of Manly P Hall, the tenants of American occult history have been hidden in plain sight.
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Beyond Belief
Occult historian, Mitch Horowitz explains the role that esoterism and mysticism has played in shaping the culture of America. Since the dawn of the ages mankind has been fascinated by the unknown, the mysteries and the occult, the U.S. is no different.
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Blavatsky's Influence on Occult America with Mitch Horowitz
Open Minds
Explore the occult foundations of progressive social concerns in American history with the charismatic figure of Helena Blavatsky who brought forward the strengths and benefits of Buddhism and traditional Hindu beliefs. We also discover the origin of the power of positive thinking and Law of Attraction.
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Everyday Magic with Mitch Horowitz
Open Minds
Magic is possible every day. Simply put out into the world what you would like to return. Mitch Horowitz, author of the books The Miracle Club and Miracle Habits, discusses the magical principle of reciprocity, which means that what you choose will return to you.
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Mitch Horowitz: The Positivity of the Occult
Great Minds
Mitch Horowitz expresses the importance of understanding the occult origins of popular expressions of the modern alternative spiritual movements. We have a real possibility of losing an important part of the foundation of the American mindset.
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Occult Origins of America with Mitch Horowitz
Open Minds
Mitch Horowitz guides us on a trip through America’s occult and secret spiritual history from the first colonies to the beginning of the 19th century. What unfolds may help you to see the occult in a new light.
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American Esoterica with Mitch Horowitz
Beyond Belief
A golden thread connects the wisdom of ancient mystery schools through American culture and politics. Occult historian, Mitch Horowitz divulges the esoteric principles which have guided America to become the nation it is today.