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Modern Esoteric Spirituality : Word Spirituality, Vol 21 - Antoine Faivre

Modern Esoteric Spirituality

Word Spirituality, Vol 21

By: Antoine Faivre (Editor), Jacob Needleman (Editor)

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Published: 1st February 1995
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A multivolume series with more that 500 contributing scholars worldwide, presenting the spiritual wisdom of the human race in its historical unfolding, from prehistoric times, through the great religions to the meeting of traditions at the present.

A compilation of some of the deepest works and thoughts on the subject of esotericism to be found today. An unreproachable work. New Age Retailer Insightful and substantive. Values and Visions I do not know of any other book in which all these fascinating and difference spiritualties are gathered together for informed explanation and sympathetic evaluation. The Way A varied and representative guide through the labyrinth of Gnosticism. National Catholic Reporter Well worth reading for its excellent overviews. Gnosis A Superb panorama. The Book Reader First-rate scholarship. Spiritual studies Center Booknews

Preface to the Series
Introduction I
Introduction II
Ancient and Medieval Sources of Modern Esoteric Movementsp. 1
Alchemical Esotericism and the Hermeneutics of Culturep. 71
Natural Science in the Age of Romanticismp. 101
Renaissance Kabbalahp. 132
Paracelsus and His Followersp. 154
Rosicrucianism: From the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuryp. 186
Jacob Boehme and His Followersp. 210
Freemasonry and Esotericismp. 248
The Primitive Characteristics of Nineteenth-Century Esotericismp. 277
Rudolf Steiner and Anthroposophyp. 288
Theosophy and The Theosophical Societyp. 311
Rene Guenon and the Traditionalist Schoolp. 330
G. I. Gurdjieff and His Schoolp. 359
C. G. Jung in the Context of Christian Esotericism and Cultural Historyp. 381
Contributorsp. 400
Photographic Creditsp. 402
Indexesp. 403
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ISBN: 9780824514440
ISBN-10: 0824514440
Series: Word Spirituality, Vol 21
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 1st February 1995
Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Co ,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.2  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.59