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Faivre, Antoine 1934-

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Access to Western esotericism by Antoine Faivre( Book )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Not only does this book present the current state of research in esotericism, but it also explores three main aspects of the field from the Renaissance to the twentieth century. Previously published in French and now available in English for the first time, Theosophy, Imagination, Tradition traces the history of the theosophical current, its continuity and shifts, against the background of social and cultural events. The book also covers the Paracelsian course, the romantic Philosophies of Nature and the Occultist movement. The book provides glimpses into the notions and practices of the so-called "active" and "creative" imagination, and questions how they serve as a bridge into certain kinds of mystical experience. It also examines the place that the notion of "tradition" occupies in some major exponents of western esotericism."--Jacket
Modern esoteric spirituality by Antoine Faivre( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of gnosis & Western esotericism by Jean-Pierre Brach( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first comprehensive reference work to cover the entire domain of "Gnosis and Western Esotericism" from Late Antiquity to the present. It contains critical discussions of all its major authors, currents and manifestations, from Gnosticism to the New Age
Kirchberger et l'illuminisme du dix-huitième siècle by Antoine Faivre( Book )

11 editions published in 1966 in French and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'ésotérisme by Antoine Faivre( Book )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in French and German and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une définition de l'ésotérisme du Moyen Age au XXe siècle. L'ésotérisme est ici présenté et étudié à chaque période de l'histoire en cinq parties : Sources antiques et médiévales des courants ésotériques modernes ; L'ésotérisme au coeur de la Renaissance et dans les feux du baroque ; L'ésotérisme à l'ombre des Lumières ; Du savoir romantique aux programmmes occultistes ; Esotérismes du XXe siècle
The golden fleece and alchemy by Antoine Faivre( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La franc-maçonnerie templière et occultiste aux XVIIIe et XIXe siècles by René Le Forestier( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in French and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epochen der Naturmystik : hermet. Tradition im wissenschaftl. Fortschritt = Grand moments de la mystique de la nature = Mystical approaches to nature by Antoine Faivre( Book )

15 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophie/Geschichte
Les Contes de Grimm : mythe et initiation by Antoine Faivre( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in French and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystiques, théosophes et illuminés au siècle des lumières by Antoine Faivre( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in French and German and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eckartshausen et la théosophie chrétienne : thèse principale pour le doctorat ès-lettres présentée à la Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines de l'Université de Paris by Antoine Faivre( Book )

13 editions published in 1969 in French and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western esotericism and the science of religion : selected papers presented at the 17th Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions, Mexico City, 1995 by International Association for the History of Religions( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophie de la nature : physique sacrée et théosophie, XVIIIe-XIXe siècle by Antoine Faivre( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western esotericism : a concise history by Antoine Faivre( Book )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eternal Hermes : from Greek god to alchemical magus by Antoine Faivre( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<DIV> Hermes--the fascinating, mercurial messenger of the gods, eloquent revealer of hidden wisdom, and guardian of occult knowledge has played a central role in the development of esotericism in the West. Drawing upon many rare books and manuscripts, this highly illustrated work explores the question of where Hermes Trismegistus came from, how he came to be a patron of the esoteric traditions, and how the figure of Hermes has remained lively and inspiring to our own day. </DIV>
L'ésotérisme au XVIIIe siècle en France et en Allemagne by Antoine Faivre( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystique, mysticisme et modernité en Allemagne autour de 1900( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die templerische und okkultistische Freimaurerei im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert by René Le Forestier( Book )

10 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in German and French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esotérisme, gnoses & imaginaire symbolique : mélanges offerts à Antoine Faivre( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in French and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Présence d'Hermès Trismégiste( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dictionary of gnosis & Western esotericism
Alternative Names
Antoine Faivre Frans historicus

Antoine Faivre fransk historikar

Antoine Faivre fransk historiker

Antoine Faivre französischer Philosoph und Religionswissenschaftler

Antoine Faivre French academic

Antoine Faivre storico francese

Faivre, Antoine

フェーヴル, アントワーヌ

Languages
French (153)

English (85)

German (23)

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Modern esoteric spiritualityDictionary of gnosis & Western esotericismKirchberger et l'illuminisme du dix-huitième siècleThe golden fleece and alchemyWestern esotericism and the science of religion : selected papers presented at the 17th Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions, Mexico City, 1995Western esotericism : a concise historyEsotérisme, gnoses & imaginaire symbolique : mélanges offerts à Antoine Faivre