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Human Potential Movement
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The term Human Potential Movement (HPM) arose in the 1960s as referring to a highly eclectic mix of therapies, many of which were poised on the border between a psychological and a religious framework. They must be regarded as belonging to the history of gnosis and Western esotericism both for historical reasons and because of d…

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Hammer, Olav, “Human Potential Movement”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 27 February 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_169>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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