Brian Hines

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For the British pop singer born Brian Haines, see Denny Laine.

Brian Hines (born October 7, 1948) is an Oregon writer and land use activist who fights development of farm and forest land in Oregon, US.

In 1971, Hines became a member of Radha Soami Satsang Beas, a spiritual organization based in India. He has written three books about mysticism and spirituality, two published commercially and one by Radha Soami Satsang Beas.

He earned a degree in psychology from San Jose State University in 1971, and a Master's in Social Work from Portland State University in 1973. Hines completed course requirements for a Ph.D. in Systems Science at PSU from 1974-77. He worked in health policy and planning from 1973 to 1988: four years as a Research Associate at University of Oregon Health Sciences Center and six years as a manager at the State Health Planning and Development Agency. Hines was a co-founder and executive director of Oregon Health Decisions, a citizen network on education and action on bioethical issues.

Hines lives currently in Salem, Oregon with his wife, Laurel.

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  • Hines, Brian. God’s Whisper, Creation’s Thunder ISBN 978-0-939660-48-3 is a study of how ancient mysticism relates to the new physics.
  • Hines, Brian. Science, Spirit, and the Wisdom of Not-Knowing is a 24-page essay that also explores how science and spirituality relate.[1]
  • Hines, Brian. Life is Fair ASIN B000CBCXP2 is a modern discussion of karma, complete with cartoons, and why vegetarianism is both sensible and moral. [2]
  • Hines, Brian. Return to the One ISBN 978-0-9777352-1-1 is an exposition of the teachings of Plotinus, a Greek mystic philosopher.

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