From a scholastic perspective, the term designates a series of historically related religious currents including Astrology, Alchemy, Christian mysticism, Christian Theosophy, Illuminism, Mesmerism, Magic, Rosicrucianism, Swedenborgianism, Spiritualism, and similar movements. ...more

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Hellmut Wilhelm
(T)he essential thing is to keep in mind all the strata that go to make up the book. Archaic wisdom from the dawn of time, detached and systematic reflections of the Confucian school in the Chou era, pithy sayings from the heart of the people, subtle thoughts of the leading minds: all these disparate elements have harmonized to create the structure of the book as we know it.
Hellmut and Richard Wilhelm Understanding the I Ching

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I'm not a fellow seeker of truth, I'm a seeker of esoterica in my own surrealistic way. ...more
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