Magic, Mystery, and Science The Occult in Western Civilization

ISBN-10: 0253216567
ISBN-13: 9780253216564
Edition: 2003
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Description: The authors present the occult as a 'third stream' of belief, as important to the shaping of Western civilixation as Greek rationalism or Judeo-Christianity.

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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 12/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

The authors present the occult as a 'third stream' of belief, as important to the shaping of Western civilixation as Greek rationalism or Judeo-Christianity.

David A. Grandy is Professor of Philosophy at Brigham Young University and author of The Speed of Light (IUP, 2009); Leo Szilard: Science as a Mode of Being; and (with Dan Burton) Magic, Mystery, and Science (IUP, 2004).

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Egyptians and the Occult
Magic and Miracles
Numerology, the Cabala, and Alchemy
Astrology: The Starry Heavens Above
Ancient Evil
Satan, Demons, and Jinn
Witches and Witch-Hunts in the West
Spirits, Science, and Pseudo-Science in the Nineteenth Century
New Age Preludes: Up the Garden Path?
Esp and Psi Phenomena
Nazism and Ancestral German Memories
UFOs and Alien Abductions
Gnosticism, Old and New
NEDs, New Age, and New Physics
Notes
Illustration Credits
Index

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