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The Flaming Door: The Mission of the Celtic Folk-Soul

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The Flaming Door is perhaps Eleanor Merry's best known work. The secrets of initiation slumber in the ancient legends, in which men and women found their way through the "flaming door," the threshold between the physical and spiritual worlds.

Part one covers the time before Christ and includes studies of the Bards, the Cauldron of Ceridwen, and Hu the Mighty. Part two discu
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Paperback, 303 pages
Published July 30th 2008 by Floris Books (first published January 1st 1990)
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Eleanor C. Merry (1873-1956) was a poet, artist, musician and anthroposophist with a strong Celtic impulse and a life-long interest in esoteric wisdom. Born in Eaton, England, she studied in Vienna and met Rudolf Steiner in 1922 after becoming interested in his teachings. She went on to organize Summer Schools at which Steiner gave important lectures, and she was secretary for the World Conference ...more
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