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The Return of the Perennial Philosophy: The Supreme Vision of Western Esotericism

The Return of the Perennial Philosophy The Supreme Vision of Western Esotericism Intelligent and perceptive this examination of the universal truths inherent in all cultures and religions is a powerful scholarly analysis of Western esotericism s deepest teachings John Holman con

  • Title: The Return of the Perennial Philosophy: The Supreme Vision of Western Esotericism
  • Author: John C,Holman Robert Ellwood
  • ISBN: 9781905857586
  • Page: 169
  • Format: Paperback
  • Intelligent and perceptive, this examination of the universal truths inherent in all cultures and religions is a powerful, scholarly analysis of Western esotericism s deepest teachings John Holman contends that the perennial philosophy is not only at the heart of all world religions, but also of all major schools of thought and writings by the great thinkers and philosophIntelligent and perceptive, this examination of the universal truths inherent in all cultures and religions is a powerful, scholarly analysis of Western esotericism s deepest teachings John Holman contends that the perennial philosophy is not only at the heart of all world religions, but also of all major schools of thought and writings by the great thinkers and philosophers no matter how diverse the presentation of their perceived truths In an accessible way, Holman sheds light on a number of esoteric topics including The Absolute and the One, the Great Chain of Being, the Philosopher s Stone, the Seven Spirits, the evolution of consciousness and the Eternal Now paying particular attention to the subject of time This thought provoking book helps us to develop a better understanding of the nature of reality and our potential for transcendence and revolutionizes the debate on the perennial philosophy.

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    1 thought on “The Return of the Perennial Philosophy: The Supreme Vision of Western Esotericism

    1. The growing realization that the discursive intellect can't penetrate reality Books on this topic are sorely needed, not because one can add anything new to the perennial philosophy, but because so few modern minds seem to be able to gain purchase on the subject matter. It is simply almost impossible to discuss this subject with conventional scholars because they lack any conception of a world view higher than their own. They are still back in Plato's cave.The first part of this book is a good s [...]

    2. This piece of work penetrates into the esoteric heart of all traditions and lays out the perennial wisdom like no other book in the modern era. To say that John Holman has outdone himself is an understatement. In the same fashion of a spiritual adept or occult practitioner, John guides the reader into the depths of Western Esotericism and underpins the importance of psychological work in relation to any form of inner spiritual work.The Return of the Perennial Philosophy is not bias in any regard [...]

    3. Today, the west is divided. This wasn't always so. Holman suggests that there was a commonality of western philosophy in antiquity and that that way of thinking is beginning to reemerge in some circles. I agree.

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