by. Édouard Schuré. · Rating details · ratings · 10 reviews. The Great Initiates encompasses long centuries of human existence and reflects our great. Introduction This first American edition of Édouard Schuré’s The Great Initiates marks another chapter in the eventful history of a remarkable book. According to a. Édouard Schuré’s The Great Initiates: Theosophy, Text, Context, and Influence on the Visual Arts. Massimo Introvigne (UPS, Torino, Italy).

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The Great Initiates: A Study of the Secret History of Religions by Édouard Schuré

He was a devoted and early student of Rudolf Steiner and Anthroposophy. This book describes the motivations behind external history, the growth of religious striving, the rise and fall of cultures, and indicates their importance for us today.


Feb 14, Bruce rated it it was ok. SteinerBooks; 2 edition December 1, Language: Read reviews that mention great initiates rama krishna moses orpheus jesus spiritual esoteric meaning plato human ancient christ context pythagoras visionary. This work is a sxhure to arms for the metaphysical belief system, a testament that there is, in fact, a world beyond substance that incorporates the spiritual world, a world that surrounds us yet remains hidden, and that this is a world we may freely tap into if we search for meaning in the traditional places of its domain and show the correct amount of reverence and discipline needed to connect with it.

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The Great Initiates: A Study of the Secret History of Religions

It is a bit dense, so this is not light reading for bed sort of material, but for those who are looking for meaning and context behind the worlds great religions, this is your book. As a factually accurate account of the lives of the “great initiates,” it has less value.

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Alejandro rated it really liked it Jan 25, Written in a relaxed narrative, Schure rolls out exactly what he promises, ‘ a study of the secret history of religions’, Centered upon the primary charismatic genius of Rama, Krishna, Moses, Orpheus, Pythagorous, Plato, and Jesus Christ, Schure ties together a greatly compelling story of the history and manifestation of revelation and enlightenment in human history, A great read.

To ask other readers questions about The Great Initiatesplease sign up. He wrote novels, theater pieces, historical works, poetry, and philosophical treatises. Giorgio rated it really liked it Mar 07, His other books include From Sphinx to Christ: Customers who bought this item also bought.

As it says on the cover, it’s the bible of esotericism, putting aside the mild racism specific to the end of the 19th century of course. Apr 13, Mina rated it it was ok.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He was especially well known for his work The Great Initiates, which has been in print continuously in numerous languages. Get to Know Us. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Schure describes the Great Pyramid of Giza as an initiation temple and describes, in detail, how initiation rituals were conducted there.