Hidden Wisdom: A Guide to the Western Inner Traditions

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Quest Books, Jun 25, 2006 - Religion - 430 pages
Contemporary seekers on the hunt for an overview of the Western mystery traditions often face a small selection of dense, out-of-date tomes. Alternatively, Hidden Wisdom is a fresh, coherent, and accessible work that expounds many of the teachings of Western esotericism, examining its key figures and movements.
 

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During the 1960s, many Americans began seeking answers to their most pressing spiritual needs in various Asian religions, and this eastward focus has continued. Smoley and Kinney, editors of Gnosis ... Read full review

Contents

Jung and the Discovery of the Unconscious
1
The Search for an Alien God
25
Esoteric Christianity
45
The Kabbalah
75
Sculptors of the Astral Light
101
Witchcraft
127
Technicians of Ecstasy
157
Alchemy
183
The Teachings
207
The Poles of Love and Knowledge
233
Secret Societies
253
The Eternal New Age
283
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