Magic and Mysticism: An Introduction to Western Esoteric Traditions

Magic and Mysticism: An Introduction to Western Esoteric Traditions

by Arthur Versluis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0742558355

ISBN-13: 9780742558359

Pub. Date: 05/10/2007

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.


About the Author:
Arthur Versluis is professor of American Studies at Michigan State University

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About the Author:
Arthur Versluis is professor of American Studies at Michigan State University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742558359
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/10/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.72(d)

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Table of Contents


Introduction     1
Antiquity     11
Late Antiquity: Hermetism, Gnosticism, Jewish Mysticism, and Christian Gnosis     23
The Medieval Era     45
The Renaissance     75
Early Modern Esoteric Currents     85
Modern Christian Theosophy     107
Western Esotericism Today     135
Conclusion     165
Index     173
About the Author     179

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