Lex Hixon, also known as Nur al-Anwar al-Jerrahi, was a member of the Turkish Sufi Halveti-Jerrahi order and had permission to initiate and interpret dreams, the essential function of spiritual guidance in a Dervish order. He studied under many spiritual masters. He is the author of Coming Home: An Overview of Sacred Traditions and Heart of the Koran. He also did a radio program for many years called “In the Spirit” on WBAI in New York. He died in 1995.