Item #68914 ARIES, Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism. Volume 9 - Number 2; New series. Wouter J. HANEGRAAFF, Antoine Faivre, Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, authors.

ARIES, Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism. Volume 9 - Number 2; 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 +137 - 301pp, ipp advert. 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: Essays: Runengeheimnisse. Zur Rezeption esoterischen Runen-Wissens im germanischen Neuheidentum Deutschlands by René Gründer; Ramon Lull's New World Order: Esoteric Evangelism and Frontline Philosophy by Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke; ‘Den Antaios kenne und missbillige ich. Was er pflegt, ist nicht Religio, sondern Magie!’ Kurze Geschichte der Zeitschrift ANTAIOS by Hans Thomas Hakl; The Second Golden Age of Theosophy in Denmark: An Existential “Template” for Late Modernity? Le second Âge d'Or de la Théosophie au Danemark: Un “Modèle” existentiel pour la Modernité Tardive? by René Dybdal Pedersen. Various Book Reviews. A hint of shelf rubbing, light bump to upper corner - else a tight, clean and unmarked VG+ copy. Item #68914

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