The Alphabet of Nature

by F.M. van Helmont

Translated with an introduction and annotations by Allison P. Coudert & Taylor Corse

Status: 
€155,00
$206.00
ISBN13: 
9789004152304
E-ISBN: 
9789047419983
Publication Date: 
May 2007
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
l, 214 pp.
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ISSN: 
1871-1405
Volume: 
3

Edited by Stephen C. Finley (Louisiana State University), Margarita Simon Guillory (University of Rochester), and Hugh R. Page, Jr. (University of Notre Dame).

Esotericism in African American Religious Experience: “There is a Mystery”…, brings together groundbreaking essays that inaugurate Africana Esoteric Studies (AES): a new trans-disciplinary enterprise that investigates esoteric lore and practices in Africa and the African Diaspora.
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283091
Expected: 
November 2014

By Kennet Granholm (Stockholm University, Sweden)

In Dark Enlightenment Kennet Granholm provides a detailed look at the Left-Hand Path magic order Dragon Rouge in particular and explores the contexts of contemporary esoteric magic in general.
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274860
Publication date: 
July 2014

by Peter Staudenmaier (Marquette University)

Peter Staudenmaier’s study Between Occultism and Nazism examines the controversial history of Rudolf Steiner’s anthroposophist movement in Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy as a case study in the political significance of esoteric and alternative spiritual groups.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264076
Publication date: 
April 2014

by Jacob Boehme. With a Translation, Introduction and Commentary by Andrew Weeks, and with Günther Bonheim in collaboration with Michael Spang as editor of Gründlicher Bericht.

Jacob Boehme’s beautiful and influential Aurora (1612) with an English translation opposite its source. Commentary on themes and concepts sheds light on the work and its impact on poetry, philosophy, and mystical religion. The volume includes Boehme's Fundamental Report (1620).
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224933
Publication date: 
November 2013

Translated and edited by Sheila A. Spector

As the only English version of Francis Mercury van Helmont’s foundational treatise of Christian Kabbalism, this bilingual edition, with a facsimile of the original Latin facing the translation and author’s footnotes, contains a critical introduction, as well as supplementary endnotes.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004226555
Publication date: 
May 2012

by Robert Collis

Drawing on recent scholarship on the history of Western esotericism and religious studies on the importance of millenarian thought in Early Modern Europe, this study provides an innovative re-examination of Peter the Great’s Court in early eighteenth-century Russia.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004215672
Publication date: 
December 2011

By Jan A.M. Snoek

Based on primary sources, this book analyses the historical creation, contents and development of the rituals of the Adoption Rite, with which women were initiated into Freemasonry since 1744. It gives a completely new perspective on this chapter of women's history.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210790
Publication date: 
December 2011

by John Edward Fletcher, edited for publication by Elizabeth Fletcher

Athanasius Kircher, a German Jesuit in 17th-century Rome, was an extraordinary polymath. His fascinating correspondence with popes, princes and priests was a key to the mind-set of the period, and the transition from medieval to modern scientific thinking.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207127
Publication date: 
August 2011

Andreas B. Kilcher (ed.)

This volume of conference proceedings investigates the various ways and patterns with which esoteric writings and groups establish their own tradition. This involves concepts of origin and memory, ways of legitimising esoteric tradition as well as techniques and practices of knowledge...
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004191143
Publication date: 
October 2010

Edited by Boaz Huss, Marco Pasi, and Kocku von Stuckrad

This volume brings together leading representatives of the recent debate about the persistence of kabbalah in the modern world. It breaks new ground for a better understanding of the role of kabbalah in modern religious, intellectual, and political discourse.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004182844
Publication date: 
June 2010

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