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Seth – Jane Roberts’ Book List

Here’s the Seth Material and Jane Roberts chronological library list for those who may be interested to see what all is out there. You may wish to make note…Passed along from Ron. Enjoy!… Ronald H. Card

JANE ROBERTS How to Develop Your ESP Power (1966)

Inspired by Jane’s first paranormal experience, this book is a set of exercises to help develop one’s ESP abilities. The book is illustrated by Jane’s accounts of her experiences and those of her husband Rob, the artist Robert F. Butts. It was while trying out the exercises that Seth contacted Jane for the first time. Throughout the book, she gives quotations from his earliest communications. Jane encourages readers to enter their own dreams in a daily journal to help them examine how their sleeping mind continues to function, resolving problems, and sparking waking creativity.

JANE ROBERTS The Seth Material (1970)

The first popular Seth/Jane book, this is an account of how Seth first appeared in the lives of Jane and Rob; it contains their doubts, self-questionings, and tests of him. Excerpts from their early sessions with him sketch the outlines of the world view that he was shortly to present more fully in his own works.

SETH-DICTATED BOOK – Seth Speaks: The Eternal Validity of the Soul (1972)

The first full-scale “Seth book.” In it Seth describes the multidimensional nature of the human personality, with its untapped resources, its range in time and space, its connections with all aspects of the universe, and the continuity of consciousness. He discusses in-depth his reality today, and how it compares to physical life. Transcribed and edited by Robert Butts, Jane’s husband.

JANE ROBERTS The Education of Oversoul Seven (1973)

Now republished as part of the Oversoul Seven Trilogy. This novel was written by Jane in a state of altered consciousness. Seth’s concept of the time-and-space-free personality is developed in a lively and entertaining story.

SETH-DICTATED BOOK – The Nature of Personal Reality: A Seth Book (1974)

Seth’s second book. A prerequisite to any further study of the Seth material. In it Seth offers an expanded view of how our bodies constantly recreate themselves, and how the events in our lives are created in line with conscious beliefs and suggestions. Seth also suggests many techniques and exercises for applying the concept of the time-and space-free human personality to whatever difficulties in which we may find ourselves.

JANE ROBERTS Adventures in Consciousness: An Introduction to Aspect Psychology (1975)

The first part of this book consists of Jane’s account of her increased awareness of some of the aspects of her greater self, together with similar discoveries on the part of members of the ESP class that she held every Tuesday night in her home from 1967 to 1975. The second part of the book is her explanation of these paranormal happenings according to Seth’s ideas and her own intuitions. Helpful diagrams by Rob Butts.

JANE ROBERTS Dialogues of the Soul and Mortal Self in Time* (1975)

The poems in this volume are a moving presentation of Jane’s inner conflict between her knowledge that her body must decay, and her sense of living in eternity. Powerful illustrations by Rob.

JANE ROBERTS Psychic Politics: An Aspect Psychology Book (1976)

A sequel to Adventures, this book by Jane relates more of her encounters with her greater self, as well as similar experiences on the part of Rob and individuals with whom they come in contact. Explaining these events are the Codicils, a statement of the rules which underlie the evolvement of their personality and our species–written by Jane in a state of altered consciousness.

JANE ROBERTS The World View of Paul Cezanne (1977)

The current and remarkably Sethian outlook on the world of the artist Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) is presented in this book in words of his received by Jane while in a state of altered consciousness.

SETH-DICTATED BOOK The “Unknown” Reality, Volumes I & II (1977/1979)

Seth’s third and fourth books. They offer a fuller explanation of the “unknown” dimensions of ourselves, with exercises that can help us become more familiar with them and thus enrich both our lives and the world in which we live. Cross-references to other of Seth’s writings plus extensive annotation by Rob.

JANE ROBERTS The Afterdeath Journal of an American Philosopher: The World View of William James* (1978)

This book presents the world view of the philosopher William James (1842-1910) as he has developed it since he left his body. He comments on the limitations of his outlook when in our reality, analyzes U.S. cultural development in the light of what he has discovered since his “death,” and describes the reality in which he is now focused. His account of “God,” whom he refers to as the “the knowing light” is deeply moving. This work is one of Jane’s productions while in a state of altered consciousness.

JANE ROBERTS Emir’s Education in the Proper Use of Magical Powers (1979)

This children’s book is also suitable for adults. It shows our need to make self-responsible decisions, the value of the change of seasons and the change called death, and the oneness of creation. A young prince learns as he journeys through the universe.

JANE ROBERTS The Further Education of Oversoul Seven (1979)

Now republished as part of the Oversoul Seven Trilogy and a sequel to The Education of Oversoul Seven, this novel was also written by Jane when in a state of altered consciousness. The concepts of simultaneous time, probable realities, the power of an individual’s free choice, and the nature of “God” are explored in a lively fashion as the characters become acquainted with their counterparts in space and time.

SETH-DICTATED BOOK The Nature of the Psyche: Its Human Expression (1979)

Seth’s fifth book. Who “I” am is explained through a discussion of the mobility of consciousness as distinct from the body. Our relationships with other people–including sexual relationships–are explored as ways in which we can develop fully. Exercises are suggested to assist the reader to experience the concepts. Transcribed and edited by Rob.

JANE ROBERTS The God of Jane: A Psychic Manifesto (1981)

This book relates experiences beginning in Jane’s childhood which eventually led her to accept Seth’s philosophy and to formulate her own concept of “God.”

SETH-DICTATED BOOK The Individual and the Nature of Mass Events: A Seth Book (1981)

In his sixth book, Seth tells us how groups of individuals and societies create their own realities as they produce war and peace; epidemics and good health; geological phenomena such as earthquakes; the weather; technological catastrophes, like Three-Mile Island; and group movements, like the mass suicide by followers of Jim Jones. Seth stresses the power of the individual to choose whether to participate in mass decisions or to follow a separate course. Transcribed and edited by Rob.

JANE ROBERTS If We Live Again: Or, Public Magic and Private Love* (1982)

The poems in this volume were written by Jane about altered states of consciousness as experienced through love for another person, through awareness of one’s multidimensional personality, through nature, through dreams, and through a consciousness of the magic in every object we perceive.

JANE ROBERTS Oversoul Seven and the Museum of Time (1984)

Now republished as part of the Oversoul Seven Trilogy, in this third volume, Jane develops the concepts of simultaneous time, the continual alteration of both past and future that is produced by actions in the present, and the importance of our taking steps today to choose a future reality in which our species will survive and flourish. The key to this transformation is contained in the “Codicils,” principles of conduct that are presented in her previous work, Psychic Politics.

JANE ROBERTS Seth, Dreams and Projection of Consciousness (1986)

Written between The Seth Material and Seth Speaks but not published until 1986, this book by Jane fills in the chronological gap between those two works. In it, she relates her experiences and experiments with dreams and projection of consciousness, and gives much advice from both Seth and herself about working with one’s dreams and engaging in out-of-body travel. The Introduction by Rob Butts describes the circumstances surrounding Jane’s death of September 5, 1984.

SETH-DICTATED BOOK Dreams, “Evolution,” and Value Fulfillment, Volumes I & II (1986)

These seventh and eighth Seth books recount the “evolution” of material reality moment by moment from the dream state into its manifestation as our physical environment. Seth also describes the goal towards which each aspect of the whole of All That Is is working: value fulfillment. As in previous Seth books, Robert Butts provides notes and commentaries. His Introductory Essays give an account of Jane’s final illness and the reasons for the immense physical difficulties which she suffered.

SETH-DICTATED BOOK The Magical Approach (1995)

Dictated by Seth in 1980, this series of sessions was gathered into publication form by Rob Butts approximately 10 years after Jane’s death.The sessions were given by Seth in an effort to help Jane tap into her ability to heal herself. He urges her (and all of us) to adopt a mindset more in keeping with natural inclinations, and calls this approach the “magical” one as compared to the usual rational one used in our society. Seth encourages us to listen to our inner voices, to heed our impulses, to live spontaneously, and to focus with intent and joyful expectation on what we desire to bring into our lives. A classic example of Seth’s perspective, this book is a welcome addition to his reality creation material. Includes artwork by Rob.

SETH-DICTATED BOOK The Way Toward Health (1997)

The last of the Seth-dictated books, it was written from Jane’s hospital bed over the months preceding her death. The material in this book was evoked by the questions and considerations Jane and Rob faced during her long illness, and becomes an in-depth examination of the miracle of life in the human body. It also becomes the poignant story of Jane’s courageous attempt to understand the crippling condition she had contracted and see the role it played in her life.

Thank you, Ron! This is really helpful. There are also nine (9) more Seth books, The Early Sessions, Books 1-9. Books with active links are available for sale. The others are out of print at this time. – Pete

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  • Sandee July 20, 2019, 10:49 AM

    THANK YOU for this. I read all of Jane Roberts books as they were being published and now over thirty years later I am going to re-read each one but I wanted to read them in order they were produced. This will be my guide.

  • Eve January 20, 2020, 4:21 PM

    I really, really appreciate this. I am studying Seth’s books and this helps me determine the order in which to study them in order to benefit the most and soonest from Seth’s teachings.
    I will be returning back to this list and their summaries.
    Thank you.

  • Pete January 20, 2020, 4:55 PM

    You’re welcome Sandee and Eve. It was very considerate of Ron to put this list together and share it.


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