Herbert Bruce Puryear, PhD, first read There is a River in 1951, visited Virginia Beach in 1953, where he lived in the old Cayce home for three weeks, and he began speaking for the A.R.E. in 1959, specializing in the Cayce readings on working with dreams. He was a full time staff member of the A.R.E. from 1969 to 1982, serving both as Director of Education and Director of Research. Since 1982, he has been the President of The Logos Center, founded by him and his wife Anne in Phoenix AZ.
Herb is the author of eight books including his newest, Psychology of the Soul, in addition to The Edgar Cayce Primer, Reflections on the Path, Sex and the Spiritual Path, and Why Jesus Taught Reincarnation. He is a graduate of Stanford University, B.A. and of the University of North Carolina, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Before joining the staff of the A.R.E. he taught psychology at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX.