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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: The book is completed by a rich and selective Bibliography conceived as a means of orientation and a tool for research.
Account Options Sign in. Here is also a historical survey, beginning with the Alexandrean Period, of the various esoteric currents such as Christian Kabbalah, Theosophy, Alchemy, Rosicrucianism, and Hermeticism.
Love and Androgyny in Franz von Badder. Villefranche began as a rural contemplative monastery, but later moved to the city where they taught young girls and allowed elderly women to live with them. The esoteicism concludes with an annotated bibliography, which makes it an essential resource for beginners and scholars alike.
Common characteristics of these currents are the notion of universal interdependency and the experience of spiritual transformation. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Renaissance and the seventeenth century.
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Access to Western Esotericism
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The second half of the book presents a series of studies on several important figures, works, and movements faifre Western esotericism–studies devoted to some of the most characteristic and illuminating aspects that this form of thought has taken, such as theosophical speculations on androgyny, rosicrucian literature, and Masonic symbolism. Wickstrom rated it really liked it Dec 20, Oct 29, Christopher Plaisance rated it really liked it Shelves: A historical and pedagogical guide, the book is written primarily for students and novices.
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Access to Western Esotericism
The Language of Demons and Angels: Faivre explores how these currents are connected, and refers to where they appear in art and literature. As it deals both with the matter of the formal definition and history of the field, this essay serves as a marvelous introduction to the academic study of esotericism. Rintala rated it really liked it May 16, James Sass rated it it was amazing Aug 23, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Late nineteenth century and the twentieth century. Even the term “esotericism” is difficult to define, and is often confused or identified with occultism. The second half of the book presents a series of studies on several important figures, works, and movements in Western esotericism—studies devoted to some of the most characteristic and illuminating aspects that this form of thought has taken, such as theosophical speculations on androgyny, rosicrucian literature, and Masonic symbolism.
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