David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D., is an internationally known author and speaker on the subject of spiritually advanced states of consciousness and the realization of the presence of God as Self.
His published works, as well as recorded lectures, have been widely recognized as unique. They describe a very advanced state of spiritual awareness which occurred in this individual with a scientific and clinical background, who is able to verbalize and explain the unusual phenomenon in a manner that is clear and comprehensible.
Dr. Hawkins is a nationally renowned psychiatrist, physician, researcher, and lecturer, as his listings in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World amply attest. He has been a guest of the MacNeil/Lehrer program, Barbara Walters, and The Today Show. His book (prior to his best-selling Trilogy: Power vs Force, Eye of the I, and I: Reality and Subjectivity), Orthomolecular Psychiatry, was co-authored with Nobelist Linus Pauling. His most recent book is Healing and Recovery.
He signifies his dedication to our innate divinity with the statement "Gloria in Excelsis Deo!", with which his published works begin and end.