This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Recent years have seen a spectacular rise of the New Age movement and an ever-increasing interest in its beliefs and manifestations.This fascinating work presents the first-ever comprehensive analysis of New Age Religion and its historical backgrounds, thus providing the reader with a means of orientation in the bewildering variety of the movement.Making extensive use of primary sources, the author thematically analyses New Age beliefs from the perspective of the study of religions. While looking at the historical backgrounds of the movement, he convincingly argues that its foundations were laid by so-called western esoteric traditions during the Renaissance. Hanegraaff finally shows how the modern New Age movement emerged from the increasing secularization of those esoteric traditions during the 19th century.This ground-breaking publication is compulsive reading for all those involved or interested in the New Age movement. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: 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.
Über den Autor: Wouter J. Hanegraaff is Professor of the History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents at the University of Amsterdam.
Buchbeschreibung BRILL, 2001. Paperback. Buchzustand: NEW. 9789004106963 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Buchnummer des Verkäufers HTANDREE0122449
Buchbeschreibung BRILL, 2001. Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0000608784
Buchbeschreibung Brill Academic Pub, 1996. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG9004106960
Buchbeschreibung Brill, 1996. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Picture may not match book; 8vo; perfect paperback binding;ex-library markings include stamps/labels/card pocket; light wear/scuffing to covers/spine; spine/edges very lightly sunned/faded; light smudging to page edges; else Very Good condition.Text unmarked and clean; Spine uncreased.Binding square and straight. blue covers with whtie and red titles and colorful plate/pictorial to front. 580 pages.(Studies in the History of Religions,Book 72) Orders will be mailed either on the day ordered or the next business day. Expedited shipping available. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 48a2148684
Buchbeschreibung Brill Academic Pub, 1996. Paperback. Buchzustand: Brand New. 580 pages. 9.75x6.25x1.50 inches. In Stock. Buchnummer des Verkäufers zk9004106960