by. Édouard Schuré. · Rating details · ratings · 10 reviews. The Great Initiates encompasses long centuries of human existence and reflects our great. Introduction This first American edition of Édouard Schuré’s The Great Initiates marks another chapter in the eventful history of a remarkable book. According to a. Édouard Schuré’s The Great Initiates: Theosophy, Text, Context, and Influence on the Visual Arts. Massimo Introvigne (UPS, Torino, Italy).

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On a trip to Italy during this time he met, twenty years his senior, a Greek woman, Marguerita Albana Mignaty, whom he subsequently described as his “muse”, although he himself was married.


For those truly interested in spirituality as a all-inclusive universal concept this is a magnificent work. This book describes the motivations behind external history, the growth of religious striving, the rise and fall of cultures, and indicates their importance Paulina rated it liked it Mar 02, So glad it is still in print, and this edition is quite well presented.

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He wrote novels, theater pieces, historical works, poetry, and philosophical treatises. His other books include From Sphinx to Christ: Other editions – View all The Great Initiates: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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Stavros rated it really liked it Mar 26, Apr 13, Mina rated it it was ok. Book is in a great condition better then i expected. Esteban Mendoza rated it did not like it Apr 21, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. He was a writer, philosopher, and musicologist. Inhe met the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche ; with frequent contact they shared enthusiasm for Wagner.


This work is a call to arms for the metaphysical belief system, a testament that there is, in fact, a world beyond substance that incorporates the spiritual world, a world that surrounds us yet remains hidden, and that this is a world we may freely tap into if we search for meaning in the traditional places of its domain and show the correct amount of reverence and discipline needed to connect with it.

As a factually accurate account of the lives of the “great initiates,” it has less value.

The Great Initiates: A Study of the Secret History of Religions

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I was told of this by a friend while doing research for a presentation on the Ark of the Covenant. SteinerBooks- Religion – pages.