ARIES, Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism. Volume 11 - Number 2; New series. Wouter J. HANEGRAAFF, Antoine Faivre, Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke -, authors.

ARIES, Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism. Volume 11 - Number 2; New series

Leiden / Boston: Brill under the auspices of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE), 2011. First Edition. Softcover. Large octavo. iii + 129- 290pp. ipp ads. 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: Pondering Imponderables: Occultism in the Mirror of Late Classical Physics by Egil Asprem; Tra esoterismo, New Age e mistica cristiana: le dottrine del « Cerchio Firenze 77 » by Francesco Baroni; 'Spiritus et angeli sunt a Deo submissi sapienti et puro': il frammento del Magisterium eumantice artis sive scientiae magicalis. Edizione e attribuzione a Berengario Ganello by Damaris Gehr; The Kabbalah, the Philosophie Cosmique, and the Integral Yoga. A Study in Cross-Cultural Influence by Peter Heehs; 'Fräulein Sprengel' and the Origins of the Golden Dawn: A Surprising Discovery by Christopher McIntosh. Various Boook Reviews. A hint of shelf rubbing, light bump to upper corner, else a tight, clean near Fine copy. Item #68922
ISBN: 15679896

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