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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Jones Nja rated it it was amazing May 19, For those who were truly intended as readers this is a vibrant and beautifully written and very reverent work that proclaims the continuity of the search for, and proudly expresses the true mission of the soul and the spirit, and the real, hidden, meaning to our existence. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. As a factually accurate account of the lives of the “great initiates,” it has less value.

He wrote novels, theater pieces, historical works, poetry, and philosophical treatises. Putnam’s Sons,ed. This book describes the motivations behind external history, the growth of deouard striving, the rise and fall of cultures, and indicates their importance for us today.


SteinerBooks- Religion – pages. It may be that his account, written incould have been taken seriously by his contemporaries, but archaeological work since that time has demonstrated its many shortcomings.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Return to Book Page. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Vince Hydro rated it it was amazing Mar 04, It is a bit dense, so this is not light reading for bed sort of material, but for those who are looking for meaning and context behind the worlds great religions, this is your book.

It’s depth and scope is basically breathtaking and gives deep insights into the evolution of spirituality and human consciousness. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

In it, he describes the path allegedly followed by some of the ancient philosophers in search of profound esoteric knowledge, often called the ” initiation “, as describing the process of becoming a mystic master or spiritual healer. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This page was last edited on 14 Novemberat Elenfuin rated it really liked it Apr 14, Orcun Seyrek rated it it was amazing Jun 05, Showing of 18 reviews.


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The Great Initiates encompasses long centuries of human existence and reflects our great search–the greatest search of all–the quest for the spirit. Read more Read less.

Although unwelcome in the Theosophical Societyhe nevertheless entered. Jorge rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Stavros rated it really liked it Mar 26, Paperbackpages.

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schufe Alejandro rated it really liked it Jan 25, Schure was an early influence on Rudolf Steiner, who met and spoke with him just prior to making the decision to accept the leadership of the German Theosophical Society in The Cloud Upon The Sanctuary. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

This is a classic book in the esoteric tradition by one of the great esotericists of the 19th century. Ziki rated it it was ok Aug 25,