Item #68913 ARIES, Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism. Volume 9 - Number 1; New series. Wouter J. HANEGRAAFF, Antoine Faivre, Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, authors.

ARIES, Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism. Volume 9 - Number 1; New series.

Leiden / Boston: Brill under the auspices of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE), 2009. First Edition. Softcover. Large octavo. vii +136pp, ipp. Glossy bright red wrappers lettered in yellow & black. Publishers' description: "Aries is the first professional academic journal specifically devoted to a long-neglected but now rapidly developing domain of research in the humanities, usually referred to as "Western Esotericism". This field covers a variety of "alternative" currents in western religious history, including so-called "hermetic philosophy" and related currents in the early modern period; Alchemy, Paracelsianism and Rosicrucianism; Christian kabbalah and its later developments; theosophical and illuminist currents; and various occultist and related developments during the19th and 20th centuries, up to and including popular contemporary currents such as the New Age movement. Aries is a peer-reviewed journal publishing articles and book reviews in English, French, German and Italian." Contents. Contents: Essays: Zur rolle des heterodexen Wissens in Russland nach dem Zusammenbruch des kommunitischen Systems, by Demyan Belyaev; Il commento al Corpus Hermeticum di François Foix-Candale: annotazioni storiche e filologiche by Claudio Moreschini; Mysteries of the Nile? Joseph Scaliger and Ancient Egyptby Jitse Dijkstra; From Swedenborg's Spiritual World to Kant's Kingdom of Ends by Gregory Johnson. Various Book Reviews. A hint of shelf rubbing - else a tight, clean and unmarked near Fine copy. Item #68913

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