Modern Esoteric Spirituality

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Crossroad Publishing Company, 1992 - Religion - 413 pages
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An insightful and substantive compilation on the subject of esotericism that will guide you through the labryrinth of gnosticism.

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Contents

Ancient and Medieval Sources
1
Alchemical Esotericism and the Hermeneutics
71
Natural Science in the Age of Romanticism
101
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About the author (1992)

Antoine Faivre, the most prominent scholar of esotericism to have appeared since Mircea Eliade, is Director of Studies at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes(Section des Sciences Religieuses, Sorbonne), University Professor of Germanic Studies at the University of Haute-Normandie, and director of the Cahiers de l'Hermetisme (Albin Michel). His other books in english translation include Access to western Esotericism and Theosophy, Imagination, Tradition: STudies in Western Esotericism.

Jacob Needleman is a professor of philosophy at San Francisco State University and the author of many books, including The Essential Marcus Aurelius, Why Can't We Be Good?, The American Soul, The Wisdom of Love, Time and the Soul, The Heart of Philosophy, Lost Christianity, and Money and the Meaning of Life.

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