By Florin Lowndes,Matthew Barton
By Florin Lowndes,Matthew Barton
By S. Connolly
By Thomas White,Tony Lavorgne
By A.E. Waite,Arthur Edward Waite
This paintings represents a particular college of alchemy -- it belonged to a interval that had inherited a sour event of the disasters, impostures, and distress surrounding the "Magnum Opus" and its mystical quest. The treatises contained during this quantity are through the authors of ancient legend: John de Mehung, Nicholas Flamel, Basil Valentine, Eirenaeus Philalethes, Helvetius, Michael Maier, Michael Sendivogius, Nicholas Barnaud Delphinas, and Basilius Valentinus. Illustrated.
By Marcus Lamont,Carl Nagel
By Guy O'Wen
By Michael A. Ryan
Astrology within the heart a long time used to be thought of a department of the mystical arts, one trained through Jewish and Muslim clinical wisdom in Muslim Spain. As such it was once deeply troubling to a couple Church experts. utilizing the celebrities and planets to divine the long run ran counter to the orthodox Christian idea that people have loose will, and a few clerical experts argued that it probably entailed the summoning of non secular forces thought of diabolical. we all know that occult ideals and practices grew to become frequent within the later center a long time, yet there's a lot concerning the phenomenon that we don't comprehend. for example, how deeply did occult ideals penetrate courtly tradition and what precisely did these in positions of energy wish to realize by way of interacting with the occult? In A state of Stargazers, Michael A. Ryan examines the curiosity in astrology within the Iberian nation of Aragon, the place rules approximately magic and the occult have been deeply intertwined with notions of strength, authority, and providence.
Ryan specializes in the reigns of Pere III (1336-1387) and his sons Joan I (1387-1395) and Martí I (1395-1410). Pere and Joan spent lavish quantities of cash on astrological writings, and astrologers held nice sway inside their courts. whilst Martí I took the throne, besides the fact that, he was firm to purge Joan's courtiers and go back to non secular orthodoxy. As Ryan exhibits, the allure of astrology to these in energy was once transparent: predicting the longer term via divination used to be a useful instrument for addressing the extreme problems-political, spiritual, demographic-plaguing Europe within the fourteenth century. in the meantime, the kings' contemporaries in the noble, ecclesiastical, and mercantile elite had their very own purposes for eager to recognize what the longer term held, yet their engagement with the occult was once without delay relating to the quantity of strength and authority the monarch exhibited and utilized. A nation of Stargazers joins a transforming into physique of scholarship that explores the blending of non secular and magical rules within the overdue heart Ages.
By Magnus Sarmarx
By Rudolf Steiner,J. Collis
In the midst of the turmoil of the 1st global struggle, Steiner speaks out courageously opposed to the hatred and untruthfulness within the propaganda of the time. From his designated learn into the non secular impulses of human evolution, he describes the dominant position mystery brotherhoods performed within the occasions culminating within the cataclysmic struggle, and warns that the retarding forces of nationalism needs to be conquer if Europe is to discover its new future. He additionally emphasizes the pressing want for brand spanking new social constructions if additional catastrophes are to be avoided.
At a time whilst political occasions through the global are relocating with breathless rapidity, the reader will locate a lot in those lectures that may light up what lies at the back of the indicators of our turbulent times.
This new version, reproduced in a bigger layout, is installed a contemporary context and brought via Terry Boardman.
By William Walker Atkinson,Clint Marsh
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