Christianity

Adam & Eve

In his Confessions, St Augustine recounts the effect on him of hearing Bishop Ambrose explain various Old Testament passages figuratively: ‘These passages had been death to me when I took them literally, but once I had heard them […..]

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Christian Gnosis

Basing himself on Christian sources—literally ‘”from Saint Paul to Meister Eckhart’—Wolfgang Smith formulates what he terms an ‘unexpurgated’ account of gnosis, and demonstrates its central place in the perfection of the Christ-centered life. He observes, moreover, that the […..]

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Christianity and the Doctrine of Non-Dualism

The author of this slender but profound book, a Cistercian monk, discovered as a young man the work of his fellow countryman René Guénon, whose writings introduced him to genuine metaphysical doctrine and to possibilities of spiritual […..]

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Dark Way to Paradise

Dante’s Inferno is often presented today in lurid ‘gothic’ terms as if it were no more than an entertaining demonic freak-show. Alternately, it is taken as merely a cultural and political commentary on Dante’s own place and time, […..]

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Divine Craftsmanship

In what way can human beings attain that Harmony whereby they become mediators between Heaven and Earth? In the mysterious language of symbols we can rediscover the sense of vocation that reflects Divine Activity. For God is, […..]

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Guénonian Esoterism and Christian Mystery

Rene Guénon’s explication of the principles of an interior understanding of sacred forms has established his reputation in the West as the master theorist of esoterism. But till now his doctrine has not been the focus of […..]

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Insights into Christian Esoterism

One of René Guénon’s lifelong quests was to discover, or revive, the esoteric, initiatory dimension of the Christian tradition. In the present volume, along with its companion volume The Esoterism of Dante, Guénon undertakes to establish that the […..]

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Mental Disorders and Spiritual Healing

This work, the third panel of a triptych dedicated by the author to the notion of illness derived from the patristic and hagiographic texts of the Christian East from the first to the fourteenth centuries, makes an […..]

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The Black Virgin

Hani’s The Black Virgin: A Marian Mystery differs from his previous writings through its sharper theological focus. In Hani’s view, the key to the enigma of the Black Virgin was given at Lourdes by Mary herself: in declaring […..]

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The Divine Liturgy

If in the first place our book is intended to be a personal homage to the Divine Liturgy, it also has another purpose. Without any doubt, the gravest symptom in the crisis the Western Church is currently […..]

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