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Esotericism, religion, and politics

Arthur Versluis

Esotericism, religion, and politics

by Arthur Versluis

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Published by North American Academic Press in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Occultism,
  • Religion and politics,
  • Political science

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Arthur Versluis, Lee Irwin, and Melinda Phillips
    SeriesStudies in esotericism series -- v. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1439 .E86 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25270136M
    ISBN 109781596500136
    LC Control Number2012007549

      Esotericism has more in common with Gnosticism, Theosophy, and Rosicrucianism than genuine biblical Christianity. Esoteric Christianity operates from the false premise that only a small group of people have access to the inner workings of the Christian faith.   For those less familiar with the issues involved, it may be worth taking a look at Wouter Hanegraaff’s latest book, Esotericism and the Academy: Rejected Knowledge in Western Culture, as well as his recent article “Textbooks and Introductions to Western Esotericism” in Religion journal, a discussion and summary of which is available here.

    Book Description. Aleister Crowley () is one of the most famous and significant authors in the history of western esotericism. Crowley has been long ignored by scholars of religion whilst the stories of magical and sexual practice which circulate about him continue to attract popular interest. Quotations pertaining to esotericism in religion. The Tibetan Book of the Dead is ostensibly a book describing the experiences to be expected at the moment of death, during an intermediate phase lasting forty-nine (seven times seven) days, and during rebirth into another bodily frame. This however is merely the exoteric framework which the.

    Esotericism uses the forces of the third aspect (that of intelligent substance) as recipients of the energies of the two higher aspects and, in so doing, salvages substance. Esotericism is the art of "bringing down to earth" those energies which emanate from the highest sources and there "grounding them" or anchoring them.   CBSE NCERT Books for Class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 PDF English & हिन्दी में, UP, MP, UPSC के लिए एनसीईआरटी Missing: Esotericism.


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This is the first book to focus on how esotericism and politics intersect not only across the conventional spectrum, but Esotericism outside it. Taken together, these articles shed new light on the connections between politics and religion. Authors include Joscelyn Godwin, NicholasAuthor: Arthur Versluis.

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Like most religious traditions, esotericism can be utilized for both conservative and progressive purposes. Horowitz concludes that the political influence of esotericism in the United States has more to do with the American religious character than any secret Illuminati plot to build a nefarious new world order (whether right or left-leaning).

An and politics book guide to the fairly intricate relationship between Freemasonry and Islam. It covers the Freemasonic influence on political Islam, Traditionalism in relation to Freemasonry and Islam, the Freemasonic origins of Black Nationalism, and anti-Freemasonic thought in Islam.

I highly recommend it to scholars of religion and esotericism/5(11). Esotericism, Religion, and Politics by Arthur Versluis (Editor), Dr. Lee Irwin, PH.D (Editor), Melinda Phillips (Editor) About this title: In this groundbreaking collection, scholars explore how politics can be understood in a much wider range of esoteric religious contexts than is usually recognized.

Discursive Transfers and Reconfigurations: Tracing the Religious and the Esoteric in Secular Culture, Kocku von Stuckrad, University of Groningen Radical Politics and Political Esotericism: The Adaptation of Esoteric Discourse within the Radical Right.

Our third volume in the series Studies in Esotericism, Esotericism, Religion, and Politics was published in   In this groundbreaking collection, scholars explore how politics can be understood in a much wider range of esoteric religious contexts than is usually recognized. Esoteric Authors In this vast sea of information, by so many authors, its hard to determine which books can give you the most useful information to maximize the use of your time.

I have found in my thirty plus years of study, that there are a group of authors that tend to be more effective in conveying, not only knowledge, but light as well. Western esotericism, also known as esotericism, esoterism, and sometimes the Western mystery tradition, is a term under which scholars have categorised a wide range of loosely related ideas and movements which have developed within Western society.

Contemporary Esotericism provides a broad overview and assessment of the complex world of Western esoteric thought today. Combining historiographical analysis with theories and methodologies from the social sciences, the volume explores new problems and offers new possibilities for the study of esoterica.

As the theory of the balance of power was adopted in Europe as a substitute for the influence of religious ideas, incorporated in the power of the Popes, so now political zeal occupies the place made vacant by the decline of religious fervour, and commands to an almost equal extent the enthusiasm of men.

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Browse through our eBooks while discovering great authors and exciting books. Contemporary Esotericism provides a broad overview and assessment of the complex world of Western esoteric thought today. Combining historiographical analysis with theories and methodologies from the social sciences, the volume explores new problems and offers new possibilities for the study of esoterica.

Esotericism, as it is sometimes called, is also the art of working with those energies which emanate from the highest spiritual sources. From behind the scenes, these teachings have guided and shaped civilization after civilization, leading to all the great advances in human endeavor, be they in the sciences, politics, the arts or religion.".

The study of Western esotericism is a comparatively new field of research that covers a wide range of currents, notions and practices from late antiquity to the present. Esotericism is often understood as the “rejected knowledge” of Western culture, which often centers on claims of absolute knowledge or gnosis.

This chapter discusses four discourses that can be found in many esoteric NRMs Author: Henrik Bogdan. The second in a series of volumes on Western esotericism, this book emerged from international academic conferences held by the Association for the Study of Esotericism.

Esotericism, Religion, and Nature is widely available for purchase online, for instance, here, and here. The first book in the series, Studies in Esotericism, Esotericism, Art, and Imagination, is widely available commercially, for.

Stephen Finley, of LSU, is probably doing the most to spearhead the study of African American religious movements through the lens of esotericism. He is currently co-editing a collection of essays to be published by Brill tentatively entitled, ‘There Is a Mystery’: Esotericism, Gnosticism, and Mysticism in African American Religious.

Aleister Crowley () is one of the most famous and significant authors in the history of western esotericism. Crowley has been long ignored by scholars of religion whilst the stories of magical and sexual practice which circulate about him continue to attract popular interest.

"Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics" looks at the man behind the myth - by setting him firmly.

Versluis is an editor of the Journal for the Study of Radicalism, and founding editor of Esoterica, which started as a journal, and is now a biannual print book series, Studies in Esotericism. [web 4] Versluis is also the founding president of the Association for the Study of Esotericism.Cambridge Core - Religion: General Interest - Esotericism and the Academy - by Wouter J.

HanegraaffAuthor: Wouter J. Hanegraaff.of Atlantean descent were practicing their own forms of esotericism. Mingling with the older races, the Aryan Initiates established schools of the mysteries adapted to the cul-tural and social conditions in which they found themselves.

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