Western esotericism and christology : christological aspects in works of the western esoteric tradition in the 20th century
Source document: Religio. 2005, vol. 13, iss. 1, pp. -84
ISSN1210-3640 (print)2336-4475 (online)
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The term "Western esotericism" in this article stands for a comprehensive and varied collection of works, authors and lines of thoughts which are, in a certain sense, ideologically interrelated. This collection represents a peculiar way of thinking or spirituality which evolved as a part of the Western religious tradition in the Graeco-Roman and Hebrew-Christian cultural areas. -- Christology is not an often studied issue within the scope of Western esotericism. However, Christian impulses inspired several modern branches of Western esotericism at the end of the 19th century and in the first half of the 20th century. Namely there were the Theosophical Society and Anthroposophical Society, Christian Community and several Neo-Rosicrucian societies (Rosicrucian Fellowship, Lectorium Rosicrucianum, A.M.O.R.C.). ...
- Tento text vznikl jako součást projektu "Christologická problematika v ezotericky pojatém křesťanství 20. století" podporovaného Fondem rozvoje vysokých škol MŠMT (G5b; č. projektu 490/2004).