The Mass And Its Mysteries Compared To The Ancient Mysteries

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The Mass And Its Mysteries Compared To The Ancient Mysteries

Author : Jean-Marie Ragon
ISBN : 9781447813088
Genre : Religion
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This book demonstrates conclusively the identity of the solar and lunar rites of the Greeks, Romans and other peoples, ancient and modern, to the rites of Freemasonry and Christianity. '...a complete demonstration of the incorporation of the Solar and Phallic Mysteries in Christianity.' Aleister Crowley
Category: Religion

Ancient Mysteries And Modern Masonry Annotated Edition

Author : Charles H. Vail
ISBN : 9783849631291
Genre : Social Science
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The purpose of these lectures is to consider the origin and nature of the Ancient Mysteries and Modern Masonry and to show the relation which they bear one to the other. Freemasonry deals largely with the morals and symbols of the Mysteries of Antiquity, and originally was one of the channels of Ancient Wisdom. There were a few among the founders of Modern Masonry who possessed the Royal Secret, or, at least, had a knowledge of its existence, and, if the key has been lost, the Mason, as Heir-apparent of the Old Wisdom, should be foremost in the search for its recovery. All agree that the Masonic symbols and traditions are of the greatest antiquity, and can be traced to the far East--to the earliest civilization, from which time and place they have spoken in nature's language to all peoples of the earth. We are more and more convinced that this picture language of our ritual contains a most complete philosophy--a knowledge embracing the eternal verities of the universe, and that these symbols were designed by the Initiates of old to preserve and convey that Ancient Wisdom to the present and future generations. Though empires and dynastic continents have appeared and passed away, these ancient symbols, hewn in rock-cut temples and monuments, have served to convey the Great Secret from ages past and will continue its record as long as this part of the universe remains.
Category: Social Science

Ancient Mysteries

Author : Peter James
ISBN : 9780307414601
Genre : History
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What was the Minotaur? Did a Welsh prince discover America? Did Robin Hood really exist? How does the Star of Bethlehem fit into the science of astronomy? Is the Vinland Map a fake? Can archaeologists use spirit messages to guide their work? For centuries, philosophers, scientists, and charlatans have attempted to decipher the baffling mysteries of our past, from the Stonehenge to the lost continent of Atlantis. Today, however, DNA testing, radiocarbon dating, and other cutting-edge investigative tools, together with a healthy dose of common sense, are guiding us closer to the truth. Peter James and Nick Thorpe, the professional historian and archaeologist team who created the acclaimed Ancient Inventions, now tackle these age-old conundrums, presenting the latest information from the scientific community--and the most startling challenges to traditional explanations of mysteries such as: - The rise and fall of the Maya - A lost cache of Dead Sea Scrolls - The curse of Tutankhamun - The devastation of Sodom and Gomorrah - The Nazca Lines These true mystery stories twist and turn like a good whodunit, as James and Thorpe present the evidence for and against the expert theories, shedding new light on humankind's age-old struggle to make sense of the past. The authors also make dramatic contributions of their own to the fray, demonstrating persuasively that cataustrophic events--including the collisions of comets with the Earth long ago--could explain puzzles that have baffled experts for centuries. Ancient Mysteries will entertain and enlighten, delight the curious and inform the serious. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: History

Lost Cities Ancient Mysteries Of Africa Arabia

Author : David Hatcher Childress
ISBN : 0932813062
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Join Childress as he discovers forbidden cities in the Empty Quarter of Arabia, 'Atlantean' ruins in Egypt and the Kalahari desert; a mysterious, ancient empire in the Sahara; and more. This is an extraordinary life on the road: across war torn countries Childress searches for King Solomon's Mines, living dinosaurs, the Ark of the Covenant and the solutions to the fantastic mysteries of the past.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Dictionary Of Gnosis Western Esotericism I

Author : Wouter J. Hanegraaff
ISBN : 9004143726
Genre : Alchemy
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Now available in one volume, this is the first comprehensive reference work to cover the entire domain of Gnosis and Western Esotericism from the period of Late Antiquity to the present. Containing around 400 articles by over 180 international specialists, it provides critical overviews discussing the nature and historical development of all its important currents and manifestations, from Gnosticism and Hermetism to Astrology, Alchemy and Magic, from the Hermetic Tradition of the Renaissance to Rosicrucianism and Christian Theosophy, and from Freemasonry and Illuminism to 19th-century Occultism and the contemporary New Age movement. Furthermore it contains articles about the life and work of all the major personalities in the history of Gnosis and Western Esotericism, discussing their ideas, significance, and historical influence. This one volume edition is an unabridged version of the two volume edition, published in 2005.
Category: Alchemy

Ancient Mysteries Described

Author : William Hone
ISBN : BML:37001101620370
Genre : Bible plays, English
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Hone's summaries and excerpts from medieval Coventry plays or mysteries in the British Museum
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A Commentary On The Order Of Mass Of The Roman Missal A New English Translation

Author : Edward Foley
ISBN : 9780814662564
Genre : Religion
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A Commentary on the Order of Mass of The Roman Missal gathers the insights of some of today's foremost English-speaking liturgical scholars to aid in understanding this most recent edition of the Order of Mass and its new English translation. Developed under the auspices of the Catholic Academy of Liturgy this commentary was guided by three primary concerns: to situate the promulgation of a new English translation of the Roman Missal historically and theologically to aid in the pastoral implementation of these texts and rites to contribute to the ongoing development of vernacular worship for English-speaking Roman Catholics Contributors include: John Baldovin Anscar Chupungco Mary Collins Keith Pecklers David Power Joyce Ann Zimmermann The volume is edited by John Baldovin, SJ, Professor of Historical and Liturgical Theology at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry Mary Collins, OSB, Professor Emerita at The Catholic University of America School of Theology and Religious Studies, Washington DC Edward Foley, Capuchin, the Duns Scotus Professor of Spirituality and Professor of Liturgy and Music at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago Joanne Pierce, Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
Category: Religion

Philosophy Of The Living Fire

Author : R. Swinburne Clymer
ISBN : 0787301795
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1906 Rosicrucian, 32 Mason. the aim of all true Initiation, no matter what the name of the fraternity may be, is to know the nature of the Secret Fire that regenerates the world and which renders him who comes into its possession immortal. Al philos.

Self Mastery The Way Of The Heaven Born

Author : W George Bryant Phd
ISBN : 9781419626470
Genre : Fiction
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Self-Mastery is An Inspirational work that assists young adults in the development of self knowledge. As such it is a book to be studied and and not just read. The format in analogous to the course materials for the organization "A course in Mircales."
Category: Fiction

Hidden Mysteries

Author : Joshua David Stone
ISBN : 9781622335510
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The Essenes, the Kahunas of Hawaii, Pan and the nature kingdom, the angelic kingdom, the Vedas and Upanishads, the Kabbalah, the Yoga sutras of Patanjali, the Egyptian mysteries, and The Keys of Enoch: These profound spiritual teachings, unknown to so many on our planet, are a valuable resource to anyone wishing to move further along the path to enlightenment and ascension. This book contains a wealth of information on esoteric teachings, from the ancient mystery schools to the recently founded religions. More than a mere retelling of well-known facts, the story begins with what may be the most elusive knowledge of our time —that of the extraterrestrial presence on Earth.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Ancient Mystery Cults

Author : Walter Burkert
ISBN : 0674033876
Genre : History
File Size : 38.25 MB
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The foremost historian of Greek religion provides the first comprehensive, comparative study of a little-known aspect of ancient religious beliefs and practices. Secret mystery cults flourished within the larger culture of the public religion of Greece and Rome for roughly a thousand years. This book is neither a history nor a survey but a comparative phenomenology, concentrating on five major cults. In defining the mysteries and describing their rituals, membership, organization, and dissemination, Walter Burkert displays the remarkable erudition we have come to expect of him; he also shows great sensitivity and sympathy in interpreting the experiences and motivations of the devotees.
Category: History

The Mystery Of The Shemitah

Author : Jonathan Cahn
ISBN : 9781629981932
Genre : Religion
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Offers an exploration of a three-thousand-year-old mystery that is purported to foresee the future of America and the world, with explanations of how this secret mystery has foretold major events in recent history.
Category: Religion