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SYSTEMA LOCORUM THEOLOGICORUM e Sacra Potissimum Scriptura, & Antiquitate (Used)
by Calovius, Abraham.
Book ID: 20556, 20556
Michael Wendt 1659/1661, Wittenberg. "SYSTEMA LOCORUM THEOLOGICORUM e Sacra Potissimum Scriptura, & Antiquitate, nec non Adversariorum Confessione Doctrinam, Praxin, & Controversiarum Fidei cum Veterum, tum Imprimis Recentiorum Petractationem Incelentam Exhibens. Tomus Tertius, quo Continentur Articuli Fidei de SS Trinitate, Deo Patre, Filio Dei, Spiritu Sancto, Creatione, Providentia, Fruitione Dei, cum Indice Capitum, Materiarum, & Quaestionum. Tomus Quartus, quo Proponuntur Articuli, De Angelis in Genere ut & Angelis Bonis, & Malis in Specie. De Homine in Statu Integritatis, Imagine Dei, & Lege Divina, ac Libero Arbitrio in primaevo Statu. Cum Indice Capitum, Materiarum, & Quaestionum." 1236+739pp The third and fourth parts of the 'System of Theological Commonplaces.' The third part deals with the doctrine of God, at a length proportionate to His immensity. The fourth treats of the angelic orders good and bad, and of the state of humankind in the Garden of Eden. Abraham Calovius, (1612-1686), was an eminent Lutheran theologian of great analytical intelligence but extreme dogmatic rigor and ferocity. He was called to teach and preach at Wittenberg, where he put himself forward as the guardian of Lutheran orthodoxy. Much of his career was spent in polemics against theological opponents, especially those Lutherans whose open-mindedness led Calovius to believe that they were compromising the absolute purity of the Lutheran system. His 'System of Theological Commonplaces' is a monument of classical Lutheran theology and a masterpiece of argumentation, and is still read with admiration by conservative Lutherans today, especially in the USA. Rare, no copies of either parts at auction for the last 15 years. a wonderfully preserved copy, completely original, tight and firm, textually perfect including fly's and blanks, one small dent in foredge, trivial dust soiling to vellum, excellent margins, mostly fine condition contemporary vellum stamped 1670 on front cover, lengthy contemporary manuscript titles on spine.
The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies
Charing, Howard G
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
After surviving a serious elevator crash in London, Howard G. Charing found he had developed healing touch as well as the ability to hear voices and experience visions--just as a healer in Italy had predicted only a week before the accident. He began using his abilities to heal but felt he needed more guidance and training. He first connected with a national spiritual healing organization, only to be told he was doing everything wrong. Then, through a friend, he discovered shamanism.
The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context)
Schulke, Daniel A. (ed)
Three Hands Press
Limited to 800 copies
The Arcanum of the 'fallen angel' Lucifer evokes such concepts as heresy, rebellion, pride, liberation from the bonds of demiurgic oppression, and impetus for human evolution. Meaning 'light bearer', Lucifer has, from his earliest origins, been hailed by religious and artistic countercultures as a patron saint of enlightenment -- the essential quality embodying overthrow of ignorance and the inspired process of revelation. Allied to ancient Gnostic cosmological concepti...
LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick
Forrest, Adam (ed)
Book is limited to 500 hand numbered hardcover copies printed in two colors and bound in faux leather silk-touch cloth, 252 pages, Foil stamp on both the front and back boards with a full color frontispiece by acclaimed artist Caniglia and sewn in satin bookmark.
About the book:
For Liber Spirituum: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick, Azoth Press has assembled a group of nine of the foremost writers in the field of ceremonial magick, representi...
W.W. Norton & Co. Inc.
Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales.
In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin's son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki--son of a giant--blood brother to Odin and a trick...
The Voynich Manuscript
Yale University Press
Many call the fifteenth-century codex, commonly known as the Voynich Manuscript, the world s most mysterious book. Written in an unknown script by an unknown author, the manuscript has no clearer purpose now than when it was rediscovered in 1912 by rare books dealer Wilfrid Voynich. The manuscript appears and disappears throughout history, from the library of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II to a secret sale of books in 1903 by the Society of Jesus in Rome. The book s language has eluded deciphe...More