ARIES, Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism. Volume 10 - Number 1; New series. Wouter J. HANEGRAAFF, Antoine Faivre, Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke -, authors.

ARIES, Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism. Volume 10 - Number 1; New series

Leiden / Boston: Brill under the auspices of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE), 2010. First Edition. Softcover. Large octavo. ix + 148pp, ipp ad. 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: Between Loagaeth and Cosening: Towards an Etiology of John Dee's Spirit Diaries Entre Loagaeth et Cosening: Vers une étiologie des Journaux spirites de John Dee by James Justin Sledge; Une copie du manuscrit Traité sur la réintégration des êtres de Martinès de Pasqually découverte en 1851 by Dominique Clairembault; God's Last, Best Gift to Mankind: Gnostic Science and the Eschaton in the Vision of John Murray Spear byJoseph Laycock; Solve et Coagula: Attitudes Toward the Ambrosial Aspects of Human Seed in Certain Yogic Traditions and in the Sexual Magick of Aleister Crowley by Gordan Djurdjevic. Various Book Reviews. A hint of shelf rubbing else a tight, clean near Fine copy. Item #68918
ISBN: 15679896

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