The Inner West
The founder of the influential Gnosis magazine collects essays by some of today's finest spiritual writers to explore the West's magical and esoteric traditions.
Rosicrucianism, Freemasonry, Gnosticism, The Knights Templar . . . Even before the success of The Da Vinci Code, many readers knew of these and other aspects of Western esoterica. But few understand their true meaning.
In The Inner West, more than twenty essays by seventeen leading authors shine a light on some of the most mysterious and closely held aspects of the Western tradition. Its authors bring to life the symbolist and occult philosophies that populate the history and beliefs of the Western way. These same philosophies-which include variants of Christian and Jewish mysticism, and the teachings of figures like Rudolf Steiner and G. I. Gurdjieff-can present a deep and different spiritual path for today's seekers.
Spiritual seekers have often looked to the East for inspiration and guidance. Yet increasing numbers of people are discovering that many helpful wisdom traditions have existed right here in the West. With the Kabbalah and Tarot cards more popular than ever, and alternative spirituality from Wicca to Sufism gaining a new audience, The Inner West is a timely book for this expanding audience
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HERMES AND ALCHEMY THE WINGED GOD AND THE GOLDEN WORD
THE STARGODS OF NEOPLATONISM
THE QUEST FOR SPIRITUAL FREEDOM THE GNOSTIC WORLDVIEW
THE INNER SIDE OF THE RELIGIONS OF THE WEST
KABBALAH AND JEWISH MYSTICISM AN OVERVIEW
THE MYSTICISM OF CHRISTIAN TEACHING
THE HIDDEN SAGES AND THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR
THE ROSICRUCIAN DREAM
MYSTICS AND TEACHERS
HEAVENS AND HELLS THE INNER WORLDS OF EMANUEL SWEDENBORG
BLAVATSKY AND HER MASTERS
THE APOCALYPTIC STEINER
SUFISM A PATH TO HUMAN WHOLENESS
THE SECRET TEACHINGS
THE QUEST OF THE MAGUS A SUMMARY OF THE WESTERN MAGICAL TRADITION
THE UNEXAMINED TAROT
LADDER TO LABYRINTH THE SPIRITUAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DIMENSIONS OF ASTROLOGY
SOPHIA GODDESS OF WISDOM
RENÉ SCHWALLER DE LUBICZ AND THE INTELLIGENCE OF THE HEART
G I GURDJIEFF MEETINGS WITH A REMARKABLE PARADOX
FACING THE TRADITIONALISTS AN APPROACH TO RENÉ GUÉNON AND HIS SUCCESSORS
RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS
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