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In Esoteric Christianity, Besant's aim is to restore the secret truths underlying Christian doctrine. As public interest grows in the Gnostic Gospels and the mystical side of Christianity, Besant's remarkable book, first published in , is attracting new attention.5/5(3). Books shelved as esoteric-christianity: Magical Christianity: The Power of Symbols for Spiritual Renewal, with a CD of Guided Meditations by Coleston Bro. Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Esoteric Christianity Hardcover – August 7, by Annie Besant (Author) out of 5 stars 24 ratings/5(23). An outstanding book on the subject of Esoteric Christianity by a very knowledgeable and qualified author. A must for any serious library. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Karen out of 5 stars B. Reviewed in the United States on Ap Verified Purchase. Interesting/5(24).
Books Here is a short list of esoteric books, broken down into general levels of complexity. The purpose of all esoteric writing is to help you understand your own true nature, and to help you overcome your attachments and misconceptions about yourself, to understand a more universal perspective. Introduction 1. Think and Grow Rich. Esoteric Christianity refers to the occult study and the mystic living of the esoteric knowledge related to what adherents view as the "inner teachings" of early Christianity, seen as a Mystery religion. The term is originally associated with the Essenes and later with the Rosicrucians. The Origins and Intent of Esoteric Christianity In Theosophist Richard Smoley’s article, “ The Future of Esoteric Christianity,” he refers to Christianity as merely another “death and resurrection myth,” an “ exo teric” teaching, underneath of which lies a secret, “ esoteric” truth. Esoteric Christianity 01 Introduction In A.D. Saint Clement of Alexandria wrote his book The Stromata ; in it, he writes “The mysteries of the faith are not to be divulged to all. It is requisite to hide in a mystery the wisdom spoken, which the son of God taught.”.
Prokofieff’s first book, Rudolf Steiner and the Founding of the New Mysteries, the first of more than forty books, in a sense already contains the seed of the last. For the New Mysteries brought into the world by Rudolf Steiner are in fact the Mysteries of Esoteric Christianity. The universal truths of esoteric knowledge are expressed just as much in Christianity as in other traditions; and for many in our culture, these truths will be most clearly and comprehensibly stated in Christian terms. In the current mood of spiritual inquiry and freedom, it may be time to open up the gates of this knowledge. First, Esoteric Christianity will reappear in the " Holy Place", in the Temple, so that all who are capable of receiving it may follow its lines of published thought; and secondly, Occult Christianity will again descend into the Adytum, dwelling behind the Veil which guards . Esoteric Christianity and Christian Gnosticism Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.