By Clement Salaman, Dorine van Oyen, William D. Wharton, Jean-Pierre Mahe
A brand new translation of the good esoteric masterpiece that incorporates the 1st English translation of the lately rediscovered Definitions of Hermes Trismegistus to Asclepius.• The Definitions of Hermes Trismegistus to Asclepius presents new insights into the particular workings of the gnostic non secular path.• can be of serious curiosity to students and non secular seekers alike.The Corpus Hermeticum, a strong fusion of Greek and Egyptian proposal, is among the cornerstones of the Western esoteric culture. a suite of brief philosophical treatises, it used to be written in Greek among the 1st and 3rd centuries a.d. and translated into Latin through the Renaissance via the nice pupil and thinker Marsilio Ficino. those writings, believed to be the writings of Hermes Trismegistus, have been valuable to the religious paintings of airtight societies in past due old Alexandria, aiming to rouse gnosis, the direct cognizance of the team spirit of the person and the very best. they're nonetheless learn as vital, inspirational non secular writings today.In addition to this new translation of The Corpus Hermeticum, which seeks to mirror the inspirational purpose of the unique, the way in which of Hermes comprises the 1st English translation of the lately rediscovered manuscript of The Definitions of Hermes Trismegistus to Asclepius, a suite of aphorisms, heavily relating to elements of The Corpus Hermeticum, utilized by the airtight scholar to bolster his brain in meditation. With the correct psychological orientation, you'll be able to in attaining a kingdom of natural belief within which the real face of God appears to be like. This record is of large worth to the modern pupil of gnostic reviews for its insights into the particular workings of this non secular direction.
By Arthur Versluis
Magic and Mysticism: An creation to Western Esoteric Traditions is a concise evaluation, from antiquity to the current, of all of the significant Western spiritual esoteric hobbies. issues coated comprise alchemy, Gnosticism, Hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, Theosophy and plenty of extra. Magic and Mysticism is perfect for college kids of Mysticism and New non secular routine, in addition to for basic readers of Metaphysics and Esoterica.
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Nos, ebook of the Resurrection is the paranormal masterpiece through Miguel Serrano. it truly is his own trip of Initiation which shapes epiphanies into phrases. during this ebook Serrano speaks of these issues which nobody speaks of. it's the tale of Wotan, the tale of Apollo, the tale of Lucifer. NOS is the track of the Minnesinger, the Troubadour, and the Cathar. the search for the Holy Graal hasn't ever been made so transparent. Don Serrano pertains to us a misplaced Love, an everlasting Love that's the resolution to the riddle of the everlasting go back. NOS was once written for the person who as of but has now not been happy with the solutions which were given. Hyperborea/Thule is printed. Atlantis is located. The cherished Valkyrie, in addition to the White Gods are rediscovered.
By Colin Stanley
The 'Occult Trilogy' is the collective label utilized to Colin Wilson's 3 significant works at the occult: The Occult (1971); Mysteries: an research into the Occult, the magical and the Supernatural (1978) and past the Occult (1988). They amounted to a huge 1600 pages and feature spawned many different lesser works.
By Jonathan C. Smith
Pseudoscience and outstanding Claims of the magical: A severe Thinker's Toolkit presents readers with various "reality-checking" instruments to research outstanding claims and to figure out their validity.
Integrates basic but strong evaluative instruments utilized by either paranormal believers and skeptics alikeContent:
Chapter 1 The Continuum Mysteriosum (pages 1–19):
Chapter 2 Why learn these items? (pages 21–45):
Chapter three fact fee (pages 47–69):
Chapter four truth money (pages 71–99):
Chapter five fact payment (pages 101–117):
Chapter 6 truth Checking for Oddities of Nature and the area of Numbers (pages 119–139):
Chapter 7 truth Checking for Perceptual blunders and Trickery (pages 141–166):
Chapter eight fact Checking for reminiscence mistakes (pages 167–182):
Chapter nine fact Checking for the Placebo impact (pages 183–202):
Chapter 10 fact Checking for Sensory Anomalies and Hallucinations (pages 203–224):
Chapter eleven Spiritualism and the Survival speculation (pages 225–243):
Chapter 12 Parapsychology (pages 245–267):
Chapter thirteen strength remedies and Complementary and replacement medication (CAM) (pages 269–283):
Chapter 14 Supernatural therapies and religion therapeutic (pages 285–302):
Chapter 15 Creationism, clever layout, and God (pages 303–317):
Chapter sixteen the truth Checkup (pages 319–339):
By Anais Nin
By Pavel Florensky, Boris Jakim
Trans. and ed. by way of Boris Jakim
The current quantity represents the main giant theological contribution in Pavel Florensky’s nice multi-volume “anthropidicy,” on the Watersheds of concept: the weather of a Concrete Metaphysics. Florensky argues that his epoch (the early twentieth century) bore witness to a religious shift towards a revitalized Christian world-understanding. nowa days, the Renaissance world-understanding, that's anti-Christian in nature and whose treasure lies in guy, had changed the Medieval world-understanding, that's Christian in nature and whose treasure lies in God. however the rationalistic Renaissance tradition used to be now coming to an finish, to get replaced through a brand new heart a long time, a coming interval to be characterised through the fusion of technological know-how and mystical faith—an epoch of discontinuity, of abrupt leaps into fact rooted within the lifetime of the spirit, destined to exchange the previous mechanistic world-view. this variation, Florensky continues, will contact on each point of existence and each self-discipline of data. A revitalized Christianity will emerge for you to locate its experiential validation either in mysticism and in medical inquiry.
"Pavel Florensky used to be essentially the most vital thinkers in the Russian sophiological culture. This welcome new translation of a range of his essays presents an exceptional creation to his idea, whose relevance to the early twenty first is even superior than its relevance to the early twentieth century."--JOHN MILBANK, collage of Nottingham, writer of Theology and Social Theory
"The current volume--another necessary translation via Boris Jakim--displays not just Florensky's boldness of inspiration, but additionally the genuine expansiveness of his wisdom in such disparate domain names of research as patristics, linguistics, paintings historical past, mathematical thought, philosophy, and clinical method."--ROBERT F. SLESINSKI, writer, Pavel Florensky: A Metaphysics of Love
"Boris Jakim's translation, vibrant and exact as consistently, represents a necessary first step in the direction of the dissemination of Pavel Florensky's later concept. The book of Florensky's later paintings will stimulate a considerable re-examination of Florensky as a philosopher."--ROBERT fowl, division of Slavic Languages and Literatures, collage of Chicago
By Steven Fanning
From divine visions to self-tortures, a few unusual mystical reviews have formed the Christian culture as we all know it. filled with vibrant aspect, Mystics of the Christian culture examines the paranormal stories that experience decided the background of Christianity over thousand years, and divulges the usually sexual nature of those encounters with the divine. during this interesting account, Fanning unearths how God's direct revelation to St Francis of Assisi resulted in his residing with lepers and kissing their sores, and describes the magical lifetime of Margery Kempe who 'took weeping to new decibel levels'. via proposing the lives of just about 100 mystics, this vast survey invitations us to think about what it ability to be a mystic and to discover how humans corresponding to Joan of Arc had their lives decided via divine visions. Mystics of the Christian culture is a accomplished advisor to researching what mysticism ability and who the mystics of the Christian culture really have been.