by. Édouard Schuré. · Rating details · ratings · 10 reviews. The Great Initiates encompasses long centuries of human existence and reflects our great. Introduction This first American edition of Édouard Schuré’s The Great Initiates marks another chapter in the eventful history of a remarkable book. According to a. Édouard Schuré’s The Great Initiates: Theosophy, Text, Context, and Influence on the Visual Arts. Massimo Introvigne (UPS, Torino, Italy).

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The Great Initiates: A Study of the Secret History of Religions

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On a trip to Italy during this time he met, twenty years his senior, a Greek woman, Marguerita Albana Mignaty, whom he subsequently described as his “muse”, although he himself was married. Online edition, NY annotated and with introduction by A.

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It reflects the lives and deeds of human beings of extraordinary stature: This work is a call to arms for the metaphysical belief system, a testament that there is, in fact, a world beyond substance that incorporates the spiritual world, a world that surrounds us yet remains hidden, and that this is a world we may freely tap into if we search for meaning in the traditional places of grear domain and show the correct amount of reverence and discipline needed to connect with it.

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The Great Initiates: A Study of the Secret History of Religions by Édouard Schuré

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To ask other readers questions about The Great Initiatesplease sign up. He wrote novels, theater pieces, historical works, poetry, and philosophical treatises. Showing of 18 reviews.

He also influenced Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev. Jesus, The Last Great Initiate.


Feb 14, Bruce edouzrd it it was ok. Please try again later. Book is in a great condition better then i expected. He received his degree in law at the University of Strasbourg, but he never entered into practice.

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