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Beyond enlightenment : occultism and politics in modern France

Author: David Allen Harvey
Publisher: DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

An addition to studies of esoteric movements, this book examines the political and metaphysical doctrines of Martinism, a French occultist movement and offshoot of Freemasonry that flourished from  Read more...


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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Allen Harvey
ISBN: 9780875803449 087580344X
OCLC Number: 942339803
Description: viii, 267 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction1 The Faustian Moment2 Imagined Histories3 Invented Traditions4 The Boundaries of the Occult Community5 Political Prophecies6 Does French Fascism Have Occult Roots?7 The Heavenly City of the Martinists ConclusionAppendix-Prophecies of Olivarius and OrvalNotesBibliographyIndex
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"Well-written, cogently and compellingly argued.... A valuable contribution to the field." -- James Deming, Princeton Theological Seminary "Remarkably readable, an original piece of scholarship.... Read more...

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