The Resource Claiming knowledge : strategies of epistemology from theosophy to the New Age, by Olav Hammer

Claiming knowledge : strategies of epistemology from theosophy to the New Age, by Olav Hammer

Label
Claiming knowledge : strategies of epistemology from theosophy to the New Age
Title
Claiming knowledge
Title remainder
strategies of epistemology from theosophy to the New Age
Statement of responsibility
by Olav Hammer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work deals with the transformation of religious creativity in the late modern West. Its point of departure is a set of esoteric beliefs, from Theosophy to the New Age. It shows how these traditions have adapted to the cultural givens of each successive epoch
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
299/.93
Index
index present
LC call number
BL51
LC item number
.H3124 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Numen book series. Studies in the history of religions,
Series volume
v. 90
Label
Claiming knowledge : strategies of epistemology from theosophy to the New Age, by Olav Hammer
Publication
Note
Originally published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; The Plan of This Study; Note; Acknowledgments; I. INTRODUCTION; II. SOME THEORETICAL PRELIMINARIES; III. SOME ESOTERIC POSITIONS: A HISTORICAL SKETCH; IV. THE APPEAL TO TRADITION; V. SCIENTISM AS A LANGUAGE OF FAITH; VI. NARRATIVES OF EXPERIENCE; VII. A CASE STUDY: REINCARNATION; VIII. CODA; List of Sources; References; Index of Names; Index of Subjects
Control code
ocm60883207
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 547 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423714507
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b2207384x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60883207
  • pebcs1423714504

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