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The Occult in Western Civilization. 1649:Standard B&W 6. 14 x 9. 21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound…
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The triumph of science would appear to have routed all other explanations of reality. No longer does astrology or alchemy or magic have the power to explain the world to us. Yet at one time each of these systems of belief, like religion, helped shed … weiterlesen
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Titel: Magic, Mystery, and Science
Autor/en: David A. Grandy, Burton Danny Ethus

ISBN: 0253216567
EAN: 9780253216564
The Occult in Western Civilization.
1649:Standard B&W 6. 14 x 9. 21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam.
Sprache: Englisch.
Indiana University Press (IPS)

5. November 2003 - kartoniert - 406 Seiten

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The triumph of science would appear to have routed all other explanations of reality. No longer does astrology or alchemy or magic have the power to explain the world to us. Yet at one time each of these systems of belief, like religion, helped shed light on what was dark to our understanding. Nor have the occult arts disappeared. We humans spend much of our time in darkness and in dreams, and though we may prefer solid ground beneath our feet, our need for mystery and a sense of the infinite remains. "Magic, Mystery, and Science presents the occult as a "third stream" of belief, as important to the shaping of Western civilization as Greek rationalism or Judeo-Christianity. The history of the occult is intrinsically interesting, but it is also relevant to contemporary concerns, for modern culture never leaves behind as much of the past as one might suppose. The occult seeks explanations in a world that is living and intelligent--quite unlike the one supposed by science. By taking these beliefs seriously, while keeping an eye on science, this book aims to capture some of the power of the occult. Readers will discover that the occult has a long history that reaches back to Babylonia and ancient Egypt. It proceeds alongside, and frequently mingles with, religion and science. From the Egyptian Book of the Dead to New Age beliefs, from Plato to Adolf Hitler, occult ways of knowing have been used--and hideously abused--to explain a world that still tempts us with the knowledge of its dark secrets.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction
1. Egyptians and the Occult;
2. Magic and Miracles;
3. Numerology, the Cabala, and Alchemy;
4. Astrology: The Starry Heavens Above;
5. Ancient Evil;
6. Satans, Demons, and Jinn;
7. Witches and Witch-hunts in the West;
8. Spirits, Science, and Pseudoscience in the 19th Century;
9. New Age Preludes: Up the Garden Path?;
10. ESP and Psi Phenomena;
11. Nazism and Ancestral German Memories;
12. UFO and Alien Abductions;
13. Gnosticism, Old and New;
14. NDEs, New Age, and New Physics

Portrait

Dan Burton is Assistant Professor of History and Political Science at the University of North Alabama. He lives in Florence, Alabama.David Grandy is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Brigham Young University. He earned a Ph.D. in history and philosophy of science at Indiana University. He resides in Orem, Utah.
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