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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To view it, click here. He was a writer, philosopher, and musicologist.

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

With the publication of the essay Richard Wagner et le Drame Musicalhe established himself as a major French Wagner expert and advocate of the time.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The primary focus here is on a heartfelt search for meaning in the human existence, and the joy found in the ancient spiritual writings that are connected edouars a thread of enlightenment, a point of view commonly held by students of Esoteric systems.

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A recontextualiser et a trier I was told of this by a friend while doing research for a presentation on the Ark of the Covenant. This book describes the motivations behind external history, schurd growth of religious striving, the rise and fall of cultures, and indicates their importance for us today.

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

Schure was an early influence on Rudolf Steiner, who met and spoke with him just prior to making the decision to accept the leadership of the German Theosophical Society in Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Feb 14, Bruce rated it it was ok.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The discovery of Wagner’s “music drama” Tristan and Isolde impressed him sufficiently to seek—and obtain—Wagner’s personal acquaintance. Oct 10, Howard Krosnick rated it it was amazing Shelves: Valerio Sinigaglia rated it it was amazing Dec 04, His accounts are at odds with the physical structure of the pyramid as revealed by contemporary archaeology and, speaking from personal experience as one who has visited the Great Pyramid and walked inside, I find very little in his account that is plausible.