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Greek Mysticism

by Edward Gall

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysticism,
  • Body, Mind & Spirit / Mysticism,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Novelty

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8504484M
    ISBN 101425345867
    ISBN 109781425345860

    Mysticism in the World's Religions This book is both universal in its scope and discriminating in emotional survivals from pre-Greek religion of the worship of the Earth Mother, which continued under the more formal state ceremonies of Homeric and later times. Similar and parallel.   Philosophy of Mysticism, Raids on the Ineffable is the latest of Richard H. Jones’s numerous philosophical studies of mysticism. Jones’s detailed treatment of a wide number of topics, largely argued convincingly, makes this a superb book. Most of us philosophers who write on mysticism either defend it at all costs (especially when theistic.

    I was slightly disappointed — at first. Since it is an "Eckhart Tolle Edition" book, I was expecting a spiritual book. But this book does not teach spirituality, it teaches about spirituality — spirituality of the ancient Greek philosophers. To be fair, this is exactly what it 4/5(33).   Palamite thought, elevating the authenticity of the Scripture, restores the value of material, which Greek idealism had tended to deny. The human spirit is really radically different from God, as is the body. And God, by granting His grace, save the whole person, body and spirit. Basic Themes of Byzantine Mysticism.

    Theology and Mysticism in the Tradition of the Eastern Church by Vladimir Lossky. It is our intention, in the following essay, to study certain aspects of eastern spirituality in relation to the fundamental themes of the Orthodox dogmatic tradition. Father Congar's book Divided Christendom, though very remark able in many respects, remains. Lost Masters: Rediscovering the Mysticism of the Ancient Greek Philosophers (An Eckhart Tolle Edition) Kindle Edition by Linda Johnsen (Author), Eckhart Tolle (Foreword) out of 5 stars 32 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price 4/5(32).


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This book isn't so much about disproving the historical validity of the Hebrew Qabalah as it is about drawing the similarities, and differences, between the Greek Mysteries and many other ancient systems of science and mysticism.

This book fills in a much needed niche/5(19). Book Release Announcement: Lost Masters: Rediscovering the Mysticism of the Ancient Greek Philosophers by Linda Johnsen As a long-time student of ancient alchemy, I am excited to announce the release of Lost Masters: Rediscovering the Mysticism of the Ancient Greek Philosophers by Linda Johnsen.

Linda’s journey sounds much like my own and while I. Lost Masters: Rediscovering the Mysticism of the Ancient Greek Philosophers (An Eckhart Tolle Edition) [Johnsen, Linda, Tolle, Eckhart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Lost Masters: Rediscovering the Mysticism of the Ancient Greek Philosophers (An Eckhart Tolle Edition)/5(26). In his book, Dodds shows how non-rational elements were integrated into the spiritual Greek Mysticism book philosophical life of ancient Greece.

The most revolutionary contribution to Greek cultural studies in this book is Dodds’ assertion that there is a shamanic influence in Greek mysticism and mystical practices. "Mysticism" is derived from the Greek μυω, meaning "to conceal", and its derivative μυστικός, mystikos, meaning 'an initiate'.In the Hellenistic world, a "mystikos" was an initiate of a mystery religion.

"Mystical" referred to secret religious rituals and use of the word lacked any direct references to the transcendental. In early Christianity the term mystikos referred to three.

Your last book is a children’s Greek Mysticism book about Troy again — The Children’s Homer, a retelling of the The Iliad and The Odyssey by Padraic Colum. This was the most precious book I owned as a child, and it was my way into the Odyssey and the Iliad at a very early age.

I’ve got the copy in my hand now – it was given to my father in April Pythagoras, Plato and other Greek philosophers were said to have been initiated into these cults -- which are said to have originated in Egypt. The tradition of Hermetic mysticism also claims an origin in the legendary Egyptian-Greek god-sage Hermes Trismegistus.

Drawing of Hermes Trigmegistus. Oracles. Contemplative mysticism, which originated with Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox monasticism, is permeating every branch of Christianity today, including the Southern Baptist Convention.

We document the fact that Catholic mysticism leads inevitably to a broadminded ecumenical philosophy and to the adoption of heresies. The Paperback of the The Greek Qabalah: Alphabetical Mysticism and Numerology in the Ancient World by Kieren Barry at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Due to COVID, orders may be : Red Wheel/Weiser.

A book with the provocative title The Origins of Jewish Mysticism requires some comment on the terminology used.

I will begin with the term “mysticism” in Mysticism [the original Greek myeomai translates as “to be initiated,” literally “to have one’s eyes and mouth closed”], a structural form of religious experience and lifeFile Size: 1MB.

Indeed, an important feature of this book is the clear and plentiful evidence it presents to show that many of the Greek sages were aware of and influenced by the spiritual teachings and practices of the older cultures of Egypt and, more importantly, India.

In Tantric mysticism the body of the deity may be visualized as being composed of alphabetic letters or as assuming a specific posture—holding a jar of nectar or a book, for example. The mental image serves as a focus for the contemplation of pure consciousness, and a mystical reduction of experience to pure consciousness may ensue.

became muddled with mysticism, leading to Pythagorean cults. For years, these cults engaged in a variety of ascetic and/or superstitious practices--such as numerology, vegetarianism, and a refusal to eat beans. Heraclitus (c. BCE): Often called "the dark one," Heraclitus's philosophy developed out of pessimistic observations regarding File Size: 81KB.

History The roots of Greek religion. The study of a religion’s history includes the study of the history of those who espoused it, together with their spiritual, ethical, political, and intellectual experiences.

Greek religion as it is currently understood probably resulted from the mingling of religious beliefs and practices between the incoming Greek-speaking peoples who arrived. There is little of Mysticism in the first schools of Greek philosophy, but it already takes a large place in the system of Plato, e.g., in his theory of the world of ideas, of the origin of the world soul and the human soul, in his doctrine of recollection and intuition.

The Alexandrian Jew Philo (30 B.C-A.D. 50) combined these Platonic. About Mysticism in the Gospel of John. This is the first detailed study of Johannine mysticism against a Palestinian Jewish background has been previously undertaken.

This book investigates whether there was a "mystical" practice in first-century Palestine and whether John can be better understood in the light of such practice, if there was any. Get this from a library. Lost masters: rediscovering the mysticism of the ancient Greek philosophers. [Linda Johnsen] -- "Ashrams in Europe years ago.

Meditation classes in ancient Rome. Greek philosophers studying in India. First century vegetarians. It sounds unbelievable, but there is impressive historical. This book is extremely well researched and written.

Mr Barry gave a complete historical background and exegesis of the ancient and modern Greek Alphabet. as to how it relates to isopsephy and Qabbalh. The Greek Qabalah: Alphabetical /5(3). I have read an interesting book by Ralph Metzner, 'Maps of Consciousness' ().

He writes on ancient mystical thought and texts, such as the I Ching, Tantra, Tarot, Alchemy and Astrology. I will endeavour to add quotes from his book and also further research Egyptian mysticism, the Greek mystic, Pythagoras and Jesus Christ.

Sincerely. The Greek tradition allows for a greater degree of unification and participation in the divine. The New Testament texts are generally closer to the Greek tradition, although Greek philosophy would have a huge effect on later Christian mysticism.

The book is intended for scholars and advanced students of ancient Judaism and early Christianity. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Mysticism Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.This book reviews the works of the greatest Western mystics.

The author's goal is to guide her readers on a journey toward mystical consciousness, to teach them to see the eternal beauty beyond and beneath apparent ruthlessness.

( views) Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer - George Allen & Co, The subject of this book is Nature.Abraxas is a mystic word made up of Greek letters. It is also referred to as Abrasax in other sources, which may have been the earlier spelling.

The word was believed to have magical properties and was inscribed on ancient charms and amulets.