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On the margin of the visible : sociology, the esoteric, and the occult / edited by Edward A. Tiryakian.


New York : Wiley, [1974] .
ISBN 9780471874355, 0471874353

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Subjects Esoterik.
Levensbeschouwing.
Occultism.
Occultisme.
Okkultismus.
Religion and sociology.
Religionssoziologie.
Sociologie religieuse.
Voorspellingen.
Waarzeggerij.
Series Contemporary religious movements.
Description xv, 364 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-357) and index.
Contents Esotericism and modern thought / P.D. Ouspensky -- Gnosticism and it survivals in Christianity / Maurice Bouisson -- Ersatz religion / Eric Voegelin -- Basic concepts of alchemy / Carl G. Jung -- On magic and alchemy / Paracelsus -- A modern alchemist / Louis Pauwels and Jacques Bergier -- Introduction to the tarot / Papus -- Occultism versus the occult arts / H.P. Blavatsky -- The sociology of secrecy and of secret societies / Georg Simmel -- Reception of a carbonaro / Anonymous -- Masonic ceremony / James Dewar -- The politics of ritual secrecy / Abner Cohen -- Selections from: New Atlantis / Francis Bacon -- The order of Rosicrucians / Max Heindel -- Experiences of initiation in the northern mysteries / Rudolf Steiner -- Invoking the Irish fairies / William Butler Yeats -- Theosophy and Nazism / Louis Pauwels and Jacques Bergier -- Medieval witchcraft and medieval heresy / Jeffrey B. Russell -- Crimes without criminals: witchcraft and its control in Renaissance Europe / Elliott P. Currie -- Kai T. Erikson / The witches of Salem Village -- Witchcraft and Satanism / Marcello Truzzi -- Urban witches / Edward J. Moody -- Magic, technology, and science / Henri Hubert and Marcel Mauss -- Definition and dimensions of the occult: towards a sociological perspective / marcello Truzzi -- Toward the sociology of esoteric culture / Edward A. Tiryakian -- Astrology and French society: the dialectic of archaism and modernity / Claude Fischler -- Implications for the sociology of religion of occult behavior in the youth culture / Andrew M. Greeley -- Some notes on the sociological study of mysticism / Andrew M. Greeley and William C. McCready -- Introduction to a Hermeneutics of the occult: alchemy / Trent Eglin.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)793546
(OCoLC)ocm00793546
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WorldCat Identities Tiryakian, Edward A.,
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