Thomas B. Roberts is an emeritus professor at Northern Illinois University.
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Psychedelic Drugs Can Deepen Religious Experiences
Religion can likely benefit from psychedelics, and now clergy can help prove it. Johns Hopkins Medical School’s Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit is recruiting clergy as research volunteers in a study of “entheogens,” which are chemicals, usually derived from plants, that are ingested to produce an altered state of consciousness for religious or spiritual purposes.