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James Hurtak
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Doctor, Social Scientist, Comparative Religionist, Scholar, Author, Founder of The Academy for Future Science, Professor, Consultant, Speaker, Researcher, Orientalist, Anthropologist, Writer, Composer
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The “Keys” to Our Future Are Laid Before Us...

They are social scientists and futurists. Dr. J.J. Hurtak is a remote sensing specialist, an anthropologist and archeologist who has written, translated and published over fifteen books. Together with his wife Desiree, they have written numerous commentaries on the ancient Coptic texts illustrating Jesus’s work and especially involving the “Los Scriptures” being found in the Middle East.

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The Keys of Enoch


James Hurtak is an American social scientist, comparative religionist, scholar, author, and founder and president of The Academy for Future Science. He is author of over 15 books, including commentaries on ancient mystical and gnostic texts such as the Pistis Sophia.

Former professor at California State University, Northridge and California State University, Los Angeles, his educational background includes a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and a second Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He was technical consultant for Sidney Sheldon's bestseller, The Doomsday Conspiracy (1991). He has spoken before professional audiences throughout the World, speaking in Africa, South America, Europe, and the Pacific. In the capacity of a scientific consultant, he has been featured in numerous film documentaries, and has appeared on international television programs.

Hurtak is best known for his book published originally in 1973, entitled The Book of Knowledge: The Keys of Enoch where he claimed to receive knowledge from a visitation from Enoch, and in which he wrote about the apparently unusual relationship of the star shafts in the Great Pyramid with the "Belt" of Orion, and where he claims that pyramids were built on Mars for artificial intelligences to gather information. Hurtak holds the post of Research Director, Great Pyramid of Giza Research Association. He is also co-author of the book entitled The End of Suffering, which he wrote with physicist and parapsychologist Russell Targ.

His academic career began as an orientalist and specialist in ancient cultures as Assistant Professor of Anthropology at California State University, Northridge, and at California State Los Angeles. He went on to teach as part of the original faculty at the California Institute of the Arts in the field of Critical Studies and Music.

Working with the various ethnic cultures of the world, he has taken his interest in music and the relatively unknown cultures of developing nations to create and inspire many new music CDs and lyrical scores. His writings, compositions, and devotional chanting has influenced many leading musicians, including Carlos Santana. He has collaborated with Alice Coltrane—using Aramaic, Hebrew and Sanskrit sacred expressions—on her CD Sacred Language of Ascension. His works were also performed in 2010 by the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin