The Resource The dark side of the enlightenment : wizards, alchemists, and spiritual seekers in the age of reason, John V. Fleming

The dark side of the enlightenment : wizards, alchemists, and spiritual seekers in the age of reason, John V. Fleming

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The dark side of the enlightenment : wizards, alchemists, and spiritual seekers in the age of reason
Title
The dark side of the enlightenment
Title remainder
wizards, alchemists, and spiritual seekers in the age of reason
Statement of responsibility
John V. Fleming
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The Dark Side of the Enlightenment John V. Fleming shows how the impulses of the European Enlightenment generally associated with great strides in the liberation of human thought from superstition and traditional religion were challenged by tenacious religious ideas or channeled into the darker pursuits of the esoteric and the occult. His topics include the stubborn survival of the miraculous the Enlightenment roles of Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry and the widespread pursuit of magic and alchemy
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fleming, John V
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B802
LC item number
.F55 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Enlightenment
  • Occultism
  • Aufklärung
  • Okkultismus
  • Wunderglaube
  • Enlightenment
  • Freemasonry
  • Occultism
  • Europe
Label
The dark side of the enlightenment : wizards, alchemists, and spiritual seekers in the age of reason, John V. Fleming
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The light and the dark -- Valentine Greatrakes, the stroker -- The convulsionists -- The Rosy Cross -- The Freemasons -- Three occult arts -- Cagliostro ascending -- Cagliostro declining -- Julie de Krüdener, mondaine -- Julie de Krüdener, dévote
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xv, 414 pages
Isbn
9780393079463
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013013745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)845349380
  • (OCoLC)ocn845349380
Label
The dark side of the enlightenment : wizards, alchemists, and spiritual seekers in the age of reason, John V. Fleming
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The light and the dark -- Valentine Greatrakes, the stroker -- The convulsionists -- The Rosy Cross -- The Freemasons -- Three occult arts -- Cagliostro ascending -- Cagliostro declining -- Julie de Krüdener, mondaine -- Julie de Krüdener, dévote
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xv, 414 pages
Isbn
9780393079463
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013013745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)845349380
  • (OCoLC)ocn845349380

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