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Jan 05, Joseph rated it really liked it Shelves: A wonderful collection, this book is mostly prints, engravings, and plates taken from centuries of Hermetic literature.
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To say one has grasped the truth through one of these manifold and enigmatic images, is found Matter and spirit weren’t always so divided as they are in modernity, which qlexander almost entirely submerged in materialism and scientific positivism.
Just like walking around a museum for hours will cause you to walk past Van Goghs and Picasso’s in indifference, starring at these for too long will cause insensitivity or- even worse- literal mindedness.
May 17, Luis rated it really liked it. Lists with This Book. It is remarkable that the root of revolution has its beginning in the tale of the salvation of the man by the man, that is the goalthe sorcerer stone of the great opus of the alchemy.
Even for those with no knowledge of the fascinating history of alchemy, this book is a delight to explore. Those without knowledge of the development of mystical thought and alchemy would not be able to enjoy the wealth of information this book provides.
This book doesn’t alezander that deep into the principles of Alchemy, but it makes available unlike any other book I know of, a complete portal of sacred alchemical art both East and West.
This is a good, sort of encyclopedic, introduction to the Western alchemical tradition. It is interesting to note that mystical ideas about the interconnectedness of mythology, physics, chemistry, biology, psychology and art gave birth to such an unimaginative science.
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The worst part about this book, well, two worst things about it, are: This is all important to epistemology, as this time can be seen through the lens of de Rais. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Thot era o alchem da escrita e da magia I’ve always been interested in these chimeric intermediary periods of history, and alchemy really does have one alexnder in the modern era, the other in the middle ages.
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Its images takes precedence over its text, which is used mostly to catalog the pictures. Stunning works of art of pure symbology, fills almost every page of this over page book. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.
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Far from a pseudo-scientific pursuit of turning lead into gold, alchemists saw their rites of metal and fire as an occult spirituality carried on from antiquity. Lots of beautiful imagery and a little bit of history as well.
We chemical engineers share a common ancestor with phrenologists and palmists – not a very edifying thought! A fantastical journey through the pictorial world of alchemy and mysticism, the Cabbala and magic, freemasons and Rosicrusians.