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Esotericism, Art, and Imagination free pdf This is a volume of essays from the Association for the Study of Esotericism."Esotericism, Art, and Imagination" is a uniquely wide-ranging collection of articles by scholars in the field of Western esotericism, focusing on themes of poetry, drama, film, literature, and art. Included here are articles illuminating such diverse topics as the Gnostic fiction of Philip Pullman, alchemical images, the Tarot, surrealism, esoteric films, and much more. This collection reveals the richness and complexity of the intersections between esotericism, artistic creators, and their works. The authors include Joscelyn Godwin, Cathy Gutierrez, M. E. Warlick, Eric Wilson, and many others.

About Arthur Versluis

Lee Irwin is Professor and Chair of the Religious Studies Department at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He has studied world religions intensively, with an emphasis on Native American religions, Western esotericism, transpersonal psychology, and contemporary spirituality - particularly in the area of dreams and visions. Among his many published works are: The Dream Seekers: Native American Visionary Traditions of the Great Plains, Visionary Worlds, The Making and Unmaking of Reality, Awakening to Spirit: On Life, Illumination, and Being, and Alchemy of Soul: The Art of Spiritual Transformation. John Richards is Professor of Sociology and Philosophy at West Virginia State University, as well as Associate Professor of Humanities at Marshall University Graduate College. His areas of interest include Appalachian and European folk magic, and New Religious Movements. Arthur Versluis is Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities at Michigan State University. He is author of numerous books, including Magic and Mysticism, The New Inquisitions, Restoring Paradise, The Esoteric Origins of the American Renaissance, Wisdom's Children, and American Transcendentalism and Asian Religions. He has published articles on topics ranging from comparative federalism to Christian esotericism. Editor of the journal Esoterica, he is also co-editor of JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism. Melinda Weinstein is Associate Professor of Humanities at Lawrence Technological University and a frequent contributor to the journal Esoterica.

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Author : Arthur Versluis
Publisher : Michigan State University Press
Data Published : 15 August 2008
ISBN : 0870138197
EAN : 9780870138195
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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