About Jonathan Zap
Jonathan Zap grew up in the Bronx and attended the Bronx High School of Science. He graduated from Ursinus College with honors in Philosophy and English and received his Masters degree in English from NYU.
Jonathan is a photographer, author, teacher, journalist and philosopher who has written extensively on psychology and contemporary mythology. Jonathan has worked as a staff gemologist and instructor for the Gemological Institute of America. He has taught English in High School and College and worked with troubled youth as the Dean of a South Bronx High School. As a wilderness guide, Jonathan has led inner city kids and other young people on expeditions to remote desert canyons and to the summit of Mount Rainer. (See Crossing the Great Stream—Education and the Evolving Self published in Holistic Education Review for more on his experiences in education.)
(with Alex Grey at Cosm in New York City)
Jonathan is the author of numerous published articles, essays, experimental works of fiction and the Zap Oracle. His most recent work is Crossing the Event Horizon—Human Metamorphosis and the Singularity Archetype which will be available late February of 2012.
Jonathan has done numerous radio and television interviews including four three hour shows on Coast to Coast AM—North America’s most listened to late night talk show. He is a featured correspondent for Reality Sandwich, the popular online magazine, which has published numerous of his articles.
Jonathan has an extensive background in Jungian psychology, paranormal research and dream interpretation. For over thirty years he has been using the tools of Jungian psychology to study popular culture, contemporary mythology, and dreams for evidence that we are getting signals from the collective unconscious about the nature of a quantum evolutionary event approaching the human species.
Jonathan currently resides in Boulder, Colorado .
Anyway, that’s the dry recitation of resume like facts expected in a bio section in which it is impossible to recognize anything resembling a human being. My most autobiographical work is The Path of the Numinous where you can find a slightly more fleshed out version of some of the factoids listed above.