Western Esotericism: A Guide for the Perplexed

Western Esotericism: A Guide for the Perplexed

by Wouter J. Hanegraaff


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441136466
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Series: Guides for the Perplexed , #380
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,103,303
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Wouter J. Hanegraaff is Professor of History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and President of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism.

Table of Contents

Introduction \ 1. What is Western Esotericism? \ 2. A Very Short History \ 3. Apologetics and Polemics \ 4. Worldviews \ 5. Knowledge \ 6. Practice \ 7. Modernization \ 8. Between the Disciplines \ 9. Sources and Resources \ Glossary

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