Steve Taylor Ph.D is senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University, UK. His latest book is a collection of spiritual reflections and meditations, The Clear Light. He is also the author of Spiritual Science, The Leap, Out of the Darkness and many other books. His books have been published in 20 languages. His research has appeared in many academic journals including The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, The Journal of Consciousness Studies, and The Journal of Humanistic Psychology. He is the chair of the Transpersonal Section of the British Psychological Society.