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Eliphas Lévi and the French Occult Revival

These people were avatars of a set of traditions which are now seen as an important part of the western heritage and which are gaining increasing attention in the academy.

May 31,fremch Christopher McIntosh’s vivid account of this richly fascinating era in the history of occultism remains as fresh and compelling as ever. Paperback2nd Editionpages. B marked it as to-read Jan 12, David Young marked it as to-read Feb 15, He tends to reference people by name several times before introducing them in the text, and some narrative strains are simply dropped.

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The reprint is part of that publisher’s series. Following the French Revolution and rise of the Enlightenment, McIntosh examines gevival the cultural consciousness of France was torn between mystery and mimesis.

Pasqually is even cited as part of the spiritual lineage of Michael Bertiaux and the Monastery of 7 Rays.

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Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. The founders of the great occult orders have all acknowledged a debt to the French draughtsman, former cleric, philosopher, and occult rsvival.

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“Eliphas Lévi and the French Occult Revival” by Christopher McIntosh – Heathen Harvest

With the execution of King Louis XVIIthe foundations were laid for later amalgamates of mystical and political groups to spring up in support of a return ocfult the monarchy.


Eliphas Levi and the French Occult Revival. Want to Read saving…. In reality, his work is far more nuanced than mere satanic posturing.

I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. During his time there, he seems to have influenced occult orders in the region. This connection to Martinez de Pasqually and the Martinists can be felt across the diasporic practices of the Caribbean and South America, from Eliphs to Umbanda.

Even in the throes of revivl anti-monarchist and anti-clerical revolt, the people seemed to long for and deeply need both mystery and ceremony. Open Preview See a Problem?

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