By Richard Smoley
This gem-like, concise anthology offers considerate individuals with either an advent to the mystical and a cause to take a clean examine it.
Nostradamus...channeling...Atlantis...divination. so much critical humans contemplate such themes nonsense. yet glance back. Writing with highbrow verve and a deeply severe brain, non secular philosopher Richard Smoley explores and reconsiders the supernatural in heritage and today.
We are frequently conditioned to think about the Judeo-Christian culture because the merely legitimate, traditionally actual, and rational non secular philosophy. Occultism, magic, and the esoteric are, in contrast, thought of illegitimate, delusional, and missing in intrinsic worthy. Supernatural challenges this prejudice, revealing that Western occult traditions are richer and extra traditionally impactful than so much folks think. The ebook finds hidden diamonds and missed rules that represent the mystical culture within the West.
For any reader, at any point of expertise, who has ever been concerned with an arcane topic – from psychical powers to mystery societies – here's a publication that offers a whole but specified, severe, but critical, and continually respectful account of issues from the unseen international. Supernatural is a superb primer to the occult and magical traditions of the West.
Praise for RICHARD SMOLEY
“I have a status rule: I learn whatever Richard Smoley writes.” —Larry Dossey, M.D.
“Smoley . . . is adept at unknotting the paradoxes of non secular traditions and making new connections throughout centuries and languages.” —Library Journal
“He is likely one of the liveliest, so much intrepid, and so much talented explorers of the non secular panorama writing today.”
—Ptolemy Tompkins, writer of Paradise Fever