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The Jacob Boehme Society Quarterly, Volumes 2 and 3 (Autumn 1954 to Summer 1956) (Out of Print)
by Muses, Charles A (ed)
Book ID: A20155, A20155
Jacob Boehme Society, Long Island City NY, 1954-1956. "A periodical devoted to the thought of Jacob Boehme -- Philosophus Centralis -- and dedicated to his spirit of impartial truth to modern applications of that truth." Eight consecutive issues constituting Volumes 2 and 3 of the Quarterly are bound in library cloth.
These issues are devoted to presenting excerpts of Edward Taylor's Work on Boehme and a presentation of Dionysius Freher's "Paradoxa Emblemata" diagrams and commentary on Boehme.
Edward Taylor's work is entitled "Jacob Behmen's Theosophick Philosophy Unfolded; In divers Considerations and Demonstrations, shewing The Verity and Utility of the Several Doctrines or Propositions contained in the Writings of that Divinely Instructed Author. Also, The Principal Treatises of the Said Author Abridged. And Answers Given to the Remainder of the 177 Theosophick Questions, Propounded by the Said Jacob Behmen, which were left unanswered by him at the time of his Death. As a help toward the better Understanding the Old and New Testament. Also what Man is with respect to Time and Eternity. Being an Open Gate to the Greatest Mysteries. With a Short Account of the Life of Jacob Behmen." This was originally published in 1691, was well over 400 pages, and had been out of print for centuries at the time of this publication. These issues reprint the following excerpts: the publisher's preface, pages 1-51 ("Considerations by Way of Inquiry and Search into the Subject Matter and Scope of the Divinely instructed Jacob Behmen", and "Extracts of the Answers of the first Fourteen and Part of the Fifteenth of the 177 Theosophick Questions", which covers those that Behmen provided before his death), pages 219-245 ("Meditations and brief Contemplations on some of the Preceding Questions Propounded by Jacob Behmen", and extracts from "Aurora").
On "Paradoxa Emblemata", there are some introductory and contextual materials, and a selection from among the 153 numbered emblems, each with brief commentary. Emblems 1-39 are reproduced here as well as fifteen from among the later emblems. A plan to eventually publish all of the emblems in future volumes was noted in these issues.
Quarto, in blue-gray library cloth with gilt titles, the Quarterly itself was published on a heavy cream paper stock with card covers on each issue. Fine.
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