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Gnosis 16: Orthodoxy. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions

Gnosis 16: Orthodoxy. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO16, GNO16

Price: $9.00

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"There is a danger in the New Age movement of 'open-mindedness' and 'universality' becoming a new dogma which only serves to separate 'us' who pay lip service to these ideals from 'them' who do not. Far better to be a flexible, open-minded traditionalist than a rigidly doctrinaire liberal."
- Ya'qub ibn Yusuf, from the introduction

Contents -- Summer 1990

1
Editorial


2
News


3
Study Groups


4
Forum


12
Introduction: Back to Basics

by Jay Kinney & Ya'qub ibn Yusuf

14
In the Light of Orthodoxy

by John Garvey
The meaning of orthodoxy and its relationship to esotericism.

18
The Living Tradition of Catacomb Christianity: An Interview with Father Herman

by Ya'qub ibn Yusuf
The Abbot of the St. Herman Monastery discusses Christian Orthodoxy and the modern world.

26
Readings in Orthodox Spirituality

by Anne Barkham & Brother James Barfield
Suggested books for a deeper understanding of Orthodoxy.

28
Vladimir Soloviev: Russian Orthodox Apostle of Gnosis & Sophia

by Stephan A. Hoeller
The intriguing story of a unique Russian mystic.

34
Against Non-Sense: An Interview with Roger Garaudy

translated by Ann Weiser
The French author and political figure discusses the three "isms" in his life.

38
The Esoteric Orthodoxy of Catholicism

by Charles Coulombe
Appreciating traditional Catholicism from an esoteric perspective.

44
You Create Your Own Orthodoxy

by Jordan Gruber
Will New Age philosophy grow to become an orthodoxy?

46
On Orthodoxy: An Interview with Rabbi Shlomo Carlbach

by Micha Odenheimer
A modern Hasidic Master talks about the power of traditional Judaism.

50
The Esoteric Sacraments: An Inquiry Into the Catholic Mysteries

by Charles Upton
A look at the seven sacraments from multiple points of view.

54
Book Reviews

  • C.S. Lewis: A Biography by A.N. Wilson
  • Your Word Is Fire: The Hasidic Masters on Contemplative Prayer edited and translated by Arthur Green and Barry W. Holtz
  • Menahem Nahum of Chernobyl: Upright Practices, the Light of the Eyes translated and introduced by Arthur Green
  • The Death of Merlin: Arthurian Myth and Alchemy by Walter Johannes Stein
  • The White Cutter: A Novel of the Middle Ages by David Pownall
  • Sacralizing the Secular: The Renaissance Origins of Modernity by Stephen A. McKnight
  • Divine Disenchantment: Deconverting from New Religions by Janet Liebman Jacobs
  • Pagan Grace by Ginette Paris
  • The Rebirth of Witchcraft by Doreen Valiente
  • Heart of the Koran by Lex Hixon
  • Arthur and the Sovereignty of Britain by Caitlin Matthews
  • Magical Tales: The Story-Telling Tradition by R.J. Stewart
  • Legendary Britain: An Illustrated Journey by R.J. Stewart and John Matthews
  • Knights by Deirdre Headon
  • God Is a Trauma: Vicarious Religion and Soul-Making by Greg Mogenson
  • Spinoza and Other Heretics: The Marrano of Reason by Yirmiyahu Yovel
  • Spinoza and Other Heretics: The Adventure of Immanence by Yirmiyahu Yovel
  • Mercurius - or, the Marriage of Heaven & Earth by Patrick Harpur
  • The Secret of the Runes by Guido von List, edited, introduced, and translated by Stephen E. Flowers
  • The Galdrabok: An Icelandic Grimoire edited and translated by Stephen E. Flowers
  • At the Well of Wyrd: A Handbook of Runic Divination by Edred Thorsson (Stephen E. Flowers)
  • Rune Might: Secret Practices of the German Rune Magicians by Edred Thorsson (Stephen E. Flowers)
  • A Book of Troth by Edred Thorsson (Stephen E. Flowers)
  • What is Self? A Study of the Spiritual Journey in Terms of Consciousness by Bernadette Roberts
  • The Stormy Search for the Self by Christina and Stanislav Grof
  • Walking Through Walls: Practical Esoteric Psychology by Will Parfitt
  • Manitou: The Sacred Landscape of New England's Native Civilization by James W. Mavor, Jr. and Byron E. Dix
  • The Arkana Dictionary of New Perspectives by Stuart Holroyd
  • Santeria: The Religion - A Legacy of Faith, Rites, and Magic by Migene Gonzalez-Wippler
  • Why Does God Allow Suffering? And Other Essays on the Spiritual Quest by Robert Powell
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