By Andreas B. Kilcher

ISBN-10: 9004191143

ISBN-13: 9789004191143

The query of creating culture, thoughts of foundation, and reminiscence in addition to thoughts and practices of data transmission, are primary for cultures often. In esotericism, even if, such questions and methods play a superb position and are largely mirrored upon, in its literature. Esoteric paradigms not just comprehend themselves in elaborated mytho-poetical narratives as bearers of “older”, “hidden”, “higher” wisdom. additionally they declare their wisdom to be of a selected foundation. they usually declare this information has been transmitted by means of specific (esoteric) capability, media and teams. for this reason, esotericism not just comprises the development of its personal culture; it may possibly also be understood as a selected type of culture and transmission. many of the reports of the current voume, which incorporates the papers of a convention held in Tübingen in July 2007, supply an summary of an important innovations and methods of creating culture in esotericism.

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2 ‘Relevons de manière nuancée et en premier lieu qu’un contenu d’emprunt est modifié au fur et à mesure non seulement par l’emprunteur mais par l’action de l’emprunteur sur l’emprunt’ (Jardin, Emprunts opératifs, t. IV, 453 ; cf. aussi p. 454 : ‘[. ] le noyau dur [d’une] tradition [peut être] appelé à s’ouvrir considérablement au fur 32 antoine faivre un moment donné ils se font de leur tradition (avec ou sans T majuscule), modifications passées sous silence—sauf quand ils entendent se présenter comme des novateurs.

Sefer Raziel [zeh sifra de-adam kadma sche-natan lo raziel ha-malach], Amsterdam: 1701. , Gesammelte Schriften, Bd I,2, Rolf Tiedemann u. : Suhrkamp 1991, 691–704. , Brünn: Joseph Georg Traβler 1822–1823. ‚Das Evangelium der Wahrheit‘, in: Die Gnosis. Bd. ), Düsseldorf/Zürich: Artemis 1995, 63–84. ), Jerusalem: 2004–2006. Gaffarel, Jacques, Index codicorum cabbalisticorum Mss quibus J. Picus Mirandulanus comes usus est, Paris 1651, S. 9. ——, Profonds mystères de la cabale divine (1625), traduit pour la première fois de l’original Latin par Samuel Ben-Chesed, Milano: Sebastiani 1975.

Er band und löste (die Geister), sandte und brachte (sie), baute und hatte Erfolg aufgrund der Weisheiten dieses Buches. 15 Das Sefer Raziel wiederum greift nicht nur die Offenbarung durch den Engel der Geheimnisse auf, sondern auch die Doppelung von Kontinuität und Bruch in der esoterischen Überlieferung. Allerdings führt es einen entscheidenden Unterschied ein: dieses Wissen ist durch den Engel Raziel nicht erst an den Seth-Nachfahren Noah, sondern schon an Adam, den ersten Menschen und Vater Seths, überliefert worden.

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