My next book, Pantheon, is nearing completion. It is expected to be released in late March or early April 2015. Like Thirty-Seven, it will also be a collection of essays. Many of these essays–though not all–will be expanded and amplified versions of essays originally written for Return Of Kings. The themes of the book are: redemption through suffering, the importance of masculine character, victory through perseverance, the finding of a moral purpose, and the glory of struggle.
But this is a more ambitious project than my previous effort. A conscious effort has been made to examine sources in their original languages. There are some efforts at historical fiction, as well as philosophical dialogues. Most differently, I have summarized and condensed the entire text (all fifty-four treatises) of Plotinus’s Enneads. It almost forms a book-within-a-book. The Enneads is the foundational text of Western mysticism, and I have long felt that a basic knowledge of this subject is essential for any man seeking to journey inward, as well as outward. Much has been written on the physical journeys required by man; we must now explore the inner journey.
More will be posted as information becomes available.