An Endless Trace: The Passionate Pursuit of Wisdom in the West

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Codhill Press, 2002 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 303 pages
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Two powerful motives weave beneath the surface of our spiritual history: the desire to know and the desire to love. The secret history of the West is the story of saints, mystics, alchemists, poets, and philosophers trying to unite these two streams and celebrate-in the world and in their own persons-the sacred marriage of Logos and Sophia, Word and Wisdom.

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This eclectic but well-researched compilation of essays explores a "second river" of the Western "Wisdom tradition," or the esoteric philosophies and how they intersect with classic Christian ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword by Philip Zaleski
9
Preface and Acknowledgments
12
The Way of Wisdom
15
Copyright

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Christopher Bamford is Editor in Chief for SteinerBooks and its imprints.

Philip Zaleski is senior editor of "Parabola" magazine, c

Philip Zaleski is senior editor of "Parabola" magazine, c

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