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An illustrated encyclopaedia of mysticism and the mystery religions

by Ferguson, John

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysticism -- Dictionaries.,
  • Religions -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] John Ferguson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL625 .F44 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4590407M
    ISBN 100500011400
    LC Control Number77352543

    Full text of "An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols" See other formats. An illustrated encyclopaedia of mysticism and the mystery religions / John Ferguson The Facts on File dictionary of religions / edited by John R. Hinnells Encyclopaedia of religion and ethics / edited by James Hastings, with the assistance of John A. Selbie a.

    Mysticism, the practice of religious ecstasies (religious experiences during alternate states of consciousness), together with whatever ideologies, ethics, rites, myths, legends, and magic may be related to them.. The term mystic is derived from the Greek noun mystes, which originally designated an initiate of a secret cult or mystery Classical Greece (5th–4th century . The Masonic Lodge I. Masonic Nature and Influence 10 2. Masonic Religion 35 3. Masonic World View 50 4. Masonic Morality 61 Part 2 Religious Secrets: Beliefs 5 The Plan of Salvation 78 6. The Rule of Faith and Practice 93 7. The Fatherhood of God 8. The Nature of God 9 The Name of God Jesus Christ The Nature of Man

    GNOSTICISM "Gnosticism" (from the Greek gnosis, "knowledge") designates a broad variety of religious teachings that were rife in the Hellenized Near East of the first centuries CE and purported to offer knowledge of the otherwise hidden truth of total reality as the indispensable key to man's of the schools or sects in question were ostensibly Christian by the . Apophatic theology, also known as negative theology, is a form of theological thinking and religious practice which attempts to approach God, the Divine, by negation, to speak only in terms of what may not be said about the perfect goodness that is God. It forms a pair together with cataphatic theology, which approaches God or the Divine by affirmations or positive .


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Major thematic areas of the encyclopedia include: Magic: the secret lore, Alchemy, Witches and witchcraft, Devils, demons and angels, Foretelling the future, Birds, plants and animals in myth and folklore, Nature, fertility and creation myths, Rites of passage, Symbols and Meanings, The heroʼs quest, Legendary lands and beasts, Western Pages: An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Mysticism and The Mystery Religions.

London: Thames & Hudson, Gall, Edward. as Marilyn Mallory posits in her book, Christian Mysticism. Interestingly, in attempting to express non-duality and paradox, mystics often choose poetry as a modality capable of pointing beyond the mundane levels of a world.

The Book of Curses: True Tales of Voodoo, Hoodoo and Hex. Stuart Gordon. Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Mysticism and the Mystery Religions. Ferguson, John. Idiots in Paris. Bennett, John G. Nobly Born: An Illustrated History. - John Ferguson, An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Mysticism and the Mystery Religions "Another name for Tantric Buddhism is Vajrayana, the Vehicle of the Thunderbolt.

The vajra is a double-headed ritual implement, used with a bell. Held in the right hand, it represents the masculine, skillful means, and compassion. - John Ferguson, An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Mysticism and the Mystery Religions.

Christian Rosenkreuz "We, deputies of the principal College of the Brethren of the Rosy Cross, are staying visibly and invisibly in this town by the Grace of the Most High, to whom the heart of the just turns. John Ferguson, An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Mysticism and the Mystery Religions, London: Thames and Hudson,p 27 Mcquitty, Island of Isis, p Australian Ways of : Harriet Edquist.

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All books shelved An illustrated encyclopaedia of mysticism and the.Webster, Encyclopaedia Britannica, ), entry for ‘God’, p. 2 John Ferguson, An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Mysticism and the Mystery Religions (London: Thames and Hudson, ), entry for ‘God’, p.The ascent that the mystics described is believed to take place in stages or ladders through the Tree of Life (with the Sefirot) and as indicated by John Ferguson in An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Mysticism and the Mystery Religions.

‘According to Plotinus ( AD), ‘there are stages in the soul’s ladder of ascent.