Originally active in the ostrich feather and allied import-export activities, the firm soon pioneered in the development of copper mines in the United States and moved into worldwide sales of copper and lead. In , Adolph and Leonard, with Henry H. Among the other firms with which Adolph was associated were the General Development Co. Adolph rapidly accumulated a fortune in these enterprises and became prominent in civic, communal, and cultural affairs. He was especially interested in child care, crime prevention, and prison reform and served as president of the National Committee on Prisons and Prison Labor. He was also a noted art and rare book collector.
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The Legacy of Henry Corbin " He was a champion of the transformative power of the Imagination and of the transcendent reality of the individual in a world threatened by totalitarianisms of all kinds.
He was a major figure at the Eranos Conferences in Switzerland. He introduced the concept of the mundus imaginalis into contemporary thought. His work has provided a foundation for archetypal psychology as developed by James Hillman and influenced countless poets and artists worldwide. His work marks a watershed in our understanding of the religions of the West and makes a profound contribution to the study of the place of the imagination in human life.
Leonard Lewisohn died suddenly on August 6, Leonard Lewisohn passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. Our hearts go out to his wife, his family and his wide network of friends and colleagues.
We will soon make an announcement about more specific initiatives for commemorating him. But, for the moment, our thoughts and prayers are with his close family and the many people worldwide who loved him. He was also the Editor of the Mawlana Rumi Review. In April , he organised with Dr. He specialized in translation of Persian Sufi poetic and prose texts. Posted by Tom Cheetham at AM.
Leonard Lewisohn (philanthropist)
Keywords: Leonard Lewisohn, the founding editor of this journal, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on 6 August in northern California. You saw me lowered, now look for rising up! What harm comes to the sun or moon by setting? What seems to you like setting is a dawning. Do seeds not sprout when planted in the earth? Why doubt the seed of your humanity? Why cry?
Books by Leonard Lewisohn
Leonard Lewisohn (Islamic scholar)