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New Age Religion and Western Culture free pdf Analyzing contemporary New Age beliefs, this work argues that the foundations of such beliefs lie in the Western esoteric traditions of the Renaissance. The modern New Age movement is seen as having emerged from the secularization of those esoteric traditions during the 19th century. the author makes extensive use of primary sources, and uses a thematic approach to the subject, from the perspective of the study of religions.

About Wouter J. Hanegraaff

Wouter J. Hanegraaff is Professor of the History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents at the University of Amsterdam.

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Author : Wouter J. Hanegraaff
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 01 December 1996
ISBN : 9004106960
EAN : 9789004106963
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 582 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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