5 edition of occult in nineteenth-century America found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Cathy Gutierrez, editor.|
|Series||Contexts and consequences|
|Contributions||Gutierrez, Cathy, 1967-|
|LC Classifications||BF1434.U6 O34 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005006989|
Americans have long had a fixation with the occult. Now, well-known writer and expert on the occult Mitch Horowitz presents a meticulously researched, compulsively readable history of the mystical and spiritual experience in our country. Focusing on the tremendous impact that nineteenth-century movements such as Freemasonry, Spiritualism, and transcendentalism have had on America, . An excerpt from the book Occult America, by Mitch Horowitz. Excerpt: 'Occult America' An excerpt from the The nineteenth-century French magician Eliphas Levi fancied the occult arts "a.
The Knights of Pythias was founded by Justus H. Rathbone, a government employee in Washington, D.C., in He felt there was a moral need for Author: Jackie Mansky. Indeed, the robust growth of occult and mystical movements in nineteenth-century America--aided by the influence of Freemasonry and Transcendentalism--helped transform the young nation into a laboratory for religious experiment and a launching pad for the revolutions in alternative and New Age spirituality that eventually swept the globe/5(1K).
Americans have long had a fixation with the occult. Now, well-known writer and expert on the occult Mitch Horowitz presents a meticulously researched, compulsively readable history of the mystical and spiritual experience in our country. Focusing on the tremendous impact that nineteenth-century mov. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Carole Cusack.
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The Occult in Nineteenth-Century America [Gutierrez, Cathy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Occult in Nineteenth-Century America5/5(1). “Occult America is a truly remarkable achievement. Exhaustively researched, it takes the reader from the early concepts of the supernatural, personified by Mother Ann Lee, Joseph Smith, and Madame Blavatsky, through such modern-day figures as Henry A.
Wallace and Norman Vincent by: 9. The Occult in Nineteenth-Century America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). We are pleased to welcome Mitch Horowitz as the August Author of the Month.
Mitch Horowitz is the editor-in-chief of Tarcher/Penguin and the author of the Occult America: The Secret History of How Mysticism Shaped Our Nation (Bantam, September ), called "a fascinating book" by Ken Burns and "extraordinary" by Deepak Chopra. Horowitz has discussed occult and paranormal ideas on The.
Genre/Form: Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Occult in nineteenth-century America. Aurora, Colo.: Davies Group, Occult America: The Secret History of How Mysticism Shaped Our Nation seems to be a very well researched book, but the writing comes off heavy-handed, like student's research paper.
Horowitz's casts such a wide net with his subjects that most are regulated to a cold recitation of their first publication/occult experience, major events of their /5. The pursuit led to my book, Occult America: White House Séances, Ouija Circles, Masons, and the Secret Mystic History of Our Nation (Bantam /).
In tracking the history of supernatural and mystical religions in America, I explore how occult spirituality travelled from the late-ancient world through Renaissance Europe to find an unlikely. Occult sciences. The idea of "occult sciences" developed in the sixteenth century. The term usually encompassed three practices—astrology, alchemy, and natural magic—although sometimes various forms of divination were also included rather than being subsumed under natural magic.
These were grouped together because, according to the historian of religion Wouter Hanegraaff, "each one of them. The new facts which Crowe believed were so troublesome to nineteenth-century science and philosophy included apparitions, second-sight, presentiments, mesmerism, somnambulist visions, and the marvels of the unconscious, all of which, taken together, seemed to point to a critical mass of evidence which could fundamentally change the way the human psyche was understood.
Nineteenth century. People professionally or notably involved in occultism during the 19th-century. Adolf Hitler, German politician. Albert Pike, An authority as regards Freemasonry and arguably the most imperative mason during his time.
Mirra Alfassa, Indian poet and mystic. Evangeline Adams, astrologer to. Title: The Occult in Nineteenth-Century America Author: Cathy Gutierrez, ed. Series: Contexts and Consequences: New Studies in Religion and History Imprint: The Davies Group, Publishers soft cover pp. USD ISBN August This collection offers critical insight into how the occult affected the range of experience in nineteenth-century America, whether deployed by.
The Occult History Of America Mitch Horowitz has written a book titled "Occult Empire: The hidden history of America". "The robust growth of occult and mystical movements in nineteenth-century America was aided by the influence of three mighty social and spiritual movements: Freemasonry, Transcendentalism, and Spiritualism.
Author: Dojo Rat. Spiritualists and animists of the nineteenth century seized on the new technology as a method of substantiating the existence of supernatural beings and happenings. This fascinating book assembles more than photographic images from the Victorian era to the s, each purporting to document an occult phenomenon: levitations, apparitions.
Buy Featured Book Title Occult America this great corridor cuts directly across a part of Central New York that in the nineteenth century became so caught up in the fires of religious revival. Irrational Rationalism in the Occult “Transparent Eyeball”: A Study on an Occult Idea in the Nineteenth Century America merely synchronously, but more importantly in a paradoxically unified form.
This paper shall address this aspect of these contradictory elements’ ‘amalgamation. Popular Literature, Authorship and the Occult in Late Victorian Britain; Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.
With the increasing commercialization of publishing at the end of the nineteenth century, the polarization of serious literature and popular fiction became a Cited by: 5. The secular historians of the nineteenth century progressive underground -- James Webb, Alan Gauld, the MacKenzies -- agree that the dominant figures in the occult/socialist movements were, with few exceptions, from Evangelical homes and whose the fathers were Anglican clergymen.
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A Nineteenth Century Grimoire Teitan Press, The Rosicrucian Seer English edition of the Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy. occult spells a nineteenth century grimoire Such as, it is like a grimoire to me. 1 It was only in the nineteenth century, with the Size: KB.
The Occult Philosophy of the Elizabethan Age was her last book, and in it she condensed many aspects of her wide learning to present a clear, penetrating, and, above all, accessible survey of the occult movements of the Renaissance, highlighting the work of John.
President Ronald Reagan adopted phraseology and ideas from the writings of an occult scholar, Manly P.
Hall, of Los Angeles, according to Horowitz, who in wrote a book called Occult America. Hall’s work included an encyclopedia of arcana entitled The Secret Teachings of All Ages — “among the most influential books in American culture.
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Focusing on the tremendous impact that nineteenth-century 3/5.The Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century covers, in quite dramatic prose, a multitude of occult topics in ten chapters, or “circles”: Circle 1 is on necromancy (communicating with the dead) Circle 2 describes several historical disasters and the omens that foretold them.