The Hermetica

The Lost Wisdom of the Pharaohs

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Author: Timothy Freke,Peter Gandy

Publisher: Tarcher

ISBN: 9781585426928

Category: History

Page: 147

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An accessible translation of the esoteric Greco-Egyptian writings attributed to the legendary sage-god Hermes Trismegistus offers insight into their influence on some of history's forefront philosophers, scientists, and artists; in a volume that is complemented by an introduction to related Egyptian and Hellenic cultures. Original.

Die Hermetik

traditionelle Philosophie der Differenz

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Author: Ralf Liedtke

Publisher: Prof Dr Ralf Liedtke

ISBN: N.A

Category: Alchemy

Page: 191

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Das Geheimnis des Hermes Trismegistos

Geschichte des Hermetismus von der Antike bis zur Neuzeit

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Author: Florian Ebeling

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406593437

Category: Hermetische Philosophie - Geschichte

Page: 213

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Die Augen der Sphinx

neue Fragen an das alte Land am Nil

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Author: Erich von Däniken

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442123391

Category:

Page: 317

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The Story of Light

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Author: Hannah Spencer

Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

ISBN: 1782792066

Category: Fiction

Page: 364

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A faint echo of the past, a memory crossing the mists of time, was Bridget's first clue of a life she once lived. The first step of the journey to understand the most pondered enigma of all time, life. Bridget's purpose is to find that spiritual talisman sought by people of all ages, the Philosopher's Stone or Holy Grail. Dependent on her success is her own salvation and that of the world. Using the accumulated wisdom of five millennia of human thought, together with 21st-century science, Bridget must learn the true nature of herself, life, and that vast being known by scientists as the Cosmos and the religious as deity, reconciling the fundamental paradoxes of life and death, good and evil, science and God. She undertook the quest before, as an Iron Age priestess. Now, history is repeating itself. The world again descends into chaos and Bridget must walk The Path once more.

The Jesus Mysteries

Was the "Original Jesus" a Pagan God?

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Author: Timothy Freke,Peter Gandy

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 9780609807989

Category: Religion

Page: 343

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Two scholars explore the role of ancient pagan mystery cults in the early Christian Church, concluding that the early Christians may have hailed from a Jewish version of a very ancient pagan sect. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

The Alchemical Mercurius

Esoteric symbol of Jung’s life and works

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Author: Mathew Mather

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134507453

Category: Psychology

Page: 214

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The figure of the alchemical Mercurius features ubiquitously and radically in Jung’s later works, but despite this, there has been little research concerning Mercurius in Jungian studies to date. In this book, Mathew Mather explores the figure of the alchemical Mercurius and contextualises and clarifies its significance in Jung’s life and works. Placing the alchemical Mercurius as a central concern reveals a Jungian interpretation in which the grail legend, alchemy and precessional astrology, as three thematic threads, converge. In such a treatment, Jung’s belief in the dawning of a new platonic month emerges as a central consideration and an esoteric perspective on Jung’s life and works is brought more fully to light, constructing a life-myth interpretation. The book is comprised of three parts: Aurea Catena: locating the figure of the alchemical Mercurius within the Western esoteric tradition Daimonic Encounter: the relevance of this figure in Jung’s personal life Magnum Opus: Jung’s portrayal of this figure in key texts such as Synchronicity, Aion, Mysterium Coniunctionis; and Emma Jung and von Franz’s The Grail Legend. The Alchemical Mercurius is a unique contribution to analytical psychology, substantially revealing ‘esoteric Jung’ and providing valuable perspectives on the theme of his myth for our times. The book will appeal to researchers and academics in the field of analytical psychology as well as postgraduate students.

Building Bridges of Time, Places, and People:

Tombs, Temples & Cities of Egypt, Israel, Greece & Italy

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Author: J. Marc. Merrill

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781477204160

Category: History

Page: 402

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From Chapter 5: “By a quirk of fate,” says Darcie Conner Johnston, the eruption [of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD] caught Pompeii at a time of great spiritual change. As a gateway south and east to Greece and Egypt and the Eurasian landmass beyond, the city was heir to a panoply of faiths. A host of foreign gods had begun to usurp the positions of the venerable Olympian deities and the imperial Roman pantheon. Christians were likely to have been here as well, though the evidence of their presence is sketchy. (Page 71 of Pompeii: The Vanished City) Besides the evidence that has already been presented more remains to demonstrate that once again the accepted historical point of view is incorrect. For example.... This second volume of Building Bridges of Time, Places and People presents the overwhelming evidence that some of the most prominent leaders of the New Testament Church left the lands of Judea and Galilee when war between Rome and the Jews seemed certain, and they settled in Pompeii and Herculaneum. These leaders included Simon Peter, Paul, Luke, and John Mark, the author of The Gospel of Mark. They were accompanied by converts such as Cornelius the centurion, who was the first Gentile to be baptized, and by the mother of Christ. This volume also investigates the town of Sepphoris in Galilee and makes a compelling case for the claim that the Messiah of the New Testament grew up there rather than in Nazareth, his identity hidden until he began his ministry at the age of 30.

Wild Religion

Tracking the Sacred in South Africa

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Author: David Chidester

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520951573

Category: Religion

Page: 280

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Wild Religion is a wild ride through recent South African history from the advent of democracy in 1994 to the euphoria of the football World Cup in 2010. In the context of South Africa’s political journey and religious diversity, David Chidester explores African indigenous religious heritage with a difference. As the spiritual dimension of an African Renaissance, indigenous religion has been recovered in South Africa as a national resource. Wild Religion analyzes indigenous rituals of purification on Robben Island, rituals of healing and reconciliation at the new national shrine, Freedom Park, and rituals of animal sacrifice at the World Cup. Not always in the national interest, indigenous religion also appears in the wild religious creativity of prison gangs, the global spirituality of neo-shamans, the ceremonial display of Zulu virgins, the ancient Egyptian theosophy in South Africa’s Parliament, and the new traditionalism of South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. Arguing that the sacred is produced through the religious work of intensive interpretation, formal ritualization, and intense contestation, Chidester develops innovative insights for understanding the meaning and power of religion in a changing society. For anyone interested in religion, Wild Religion uncovers surprising dynamics of sacred space, violence, fundamentalism, heritage, media, sex, sovereignty, and the political economy of the sacred.

Robert Enke

Ein allzu kurzes Leben

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Author: Ronald Reng

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 349295135X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 432

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Unter allen Fußballern war Robert Enke eine außergewöhnliche Persönlichkeit im deutschen Tor. Als überwältigendes Talent mit 20 berufen, für den legendären FC Barcelona zu spielen, war er mit 25 ein vergessenes Talent und etablierte sich schließlich, als es fast zu spät schien, noch als Weltklassetorwart. Ronald Reng erzählt von Erfolgen und Misserfolgen, aber vor allem erzählt er die Geschichte hinter dem öffentlichen Menschen: Robert Enke hatte immer ein offenes Ohr für die Sorgen derer, die ihn umgaben. Und blieb selbst nicht verschont von großen Schicksalsschlägen wie dem Tod seiner kleinen Tochter. Sein Freitod berührte und erschütterte Deutschland weit über die Welt des Fußballs hinaus.

Da Vinci's Last Commission

The Most Sensational Detective Story in the History of Art

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Author: Fiona McLaren

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 178057150X

Category: Art

Page: 320

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Imagine you have an old painting, a Madonna and Child, that has been in your family for years. It is beautiful, serene and spellbinding. It hangs on your wall and for a long time you take it for granted. But curiosity to know more about it gradually grows until it becomes irresistible. You call in the experts. They get excited. What if that old family painting was thought to be by a pupil of Leonardo da Vinci – or even the great master himself? You start researching, communicating with academics and institutions all over the world. The results of your research are nothing short of astounding. What would you do if that painting pointed to one of the greatest heresies of our time? And what if it revealed an incredible story that the Roman Catholic Church has been desperate to keep secret at all costs for centuries? Da Vinci’s Last Commission by Fiona McLaren is one of the most astonishing detective stories in the history of art. It is also an account of the courage and tenacity of a woman who challenged the international art establishment, orthodox history and the Church in her quest for the truth.

Auf den Spuren der Anunnaki

Expeditionen in die mythische Vergangenheit des Planeten Erde

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Author: Zecharia Sitchin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783938516867

Category:

Page: 301

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Das bewusste Universum

Wie das Bewusstein die materielle Welt erschafft

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Author: Amit Goswami

Publisher: Lüchow Verlag

ISBN: 395883034X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 375

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Die modernen Paradoxien der Wissenschaft lassen sich lösen - wenn man annimmt, dass das Universum nicht aus Materie, sondern aus Bewusstsein besteht. Amit Goswami zeigt in diesem längst zum Klassiker gewordenen Buch, dass die Verbindung zwischen den Erkenntnissen der modernen Wissenschaft, etwa der Quantenphysik, und den uralten spirituellen Traditionen des Ostens auf ein neues, revolutionäres Weltbild hinausläuft. Das Universum ist zielgerichtet, sinn- und zweckvoll.

Asclepius

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Author: Gebhard Löhr

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

ISBN: 9783161466168

Category: Religion

Page: 402

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Originally presented as the author's Habilitationsschrift--G'ottingen, 1994.

Der Große Zoo von China

Thriller

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Author: Matthew Reilly

Publisher: Festa

ISBN: 3865525636

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Matthew Reilley: »Mein absolutes Lieblingsbuch ist Jurassic Park, und das hat mich inspiriert.« Reilly schreibt Action-Thriller mit fantastischen Elementen. Dazu Wikipedia: »Reilly ist bekannt für seinen Schreibstil, der sich, wie kaum ein anderer zuvor, auf Actionszenen im Stil von Hollywood konzentriert und dadurch Dramatik und die Entwicklung der Charaktere erst als zweite Priorität behandelt. Seine Kritiker verurteilen dies und verweisen darauf, dass er Bücher schreibt, die wie Filme zu lesen sind oder gar an die Beschreibung eines Action-Videospiels erinnern. Seine Fans sind der Meinung, dass dies der Grund ist, der seine Bücher so einzigartig und aufregend macht.«

Eine Mithrasliturgie

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Author: Albrecht Dieterich

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 992507908X

Category: History

Page: 244

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Nachdruck des Originals von 1903.

Poimandres

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Author: Richard Reitzenstein

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5877673963

Category: History

Page: 382

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