By Christopher Bamford,Philip Zaleski
Two strong factors weave underneath the outside of our non secular background: the will to grasp and the need to like. the key background of the West is the tale of saints, mystics, alchemists, poets, and philosophers attempting to unite those streams and have a good time the sacred marriage of trademarks and Sophia, note and knowledge. This ebook, an impressionistic background of the Western non secular culture, follows the traces—from historic Greece into sleek times—of those that sought to grasp the realm and themselves, whereas figuring out that they need to conquer themselves to like the area and every other.
“Christopher Bamford is among the few who can wed sagacity and sweetness. analyzing a textual content like this units the guts on fireplace with love of God and gratitude when you have committed their lives, with no matter what degree of luck, to the myriad paths of the Christian life.” –from the advent by way of Philip Zaleski
“Admirers of Christopher Bamford have lengthy waited the good paintings at the Christian esoteric culture that they knew he harbored. Now it seems that, with the entire merits of ripeness and a existence lived with infrequent religious depth. it is a e-book to be learn and revisited as one’s personal knowledge grows, expectantly, to fulfill it.” –Joscelyn Godwin, writer of Harmonies of Heaven and Earth
“This profoundly non secular book…reveals the hidden harmony among topic and spirit, among humanity, nature and the divine. Bamford writes lower than the signal of Hermes and within the culture of the good religious romantics Novalis, Goethe, and Blake. At middle, his paintings, like theirs, embodies the paranormal currents of Christianity. we're lucky certainly to have the sort of voice in occasions like these.” –Arthur Versluis, writer of Restoring Paradise, Wisdom’s Children
Christopher Bamford is the editor-in-chief of SteinerBooks and Lindsfarne Books. A Fellow of the Lindisfarne organization, he has lectured, taught, and written extensively on Western non secular and esoteric traditions, and is a contributing editor to Lapis journal. he's the writer, translator, and editor to various books, together with The Voice of the Eagle; Celtic Christianity: Ecology and Holiness; Homage to Pythagoras; Rediscovering Sacred technological know-how; and The Noble tourist. An essay of his used to be incorporated within the HarperSanFransico anthology most sensible non secular Writing 2000.
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An Endless Trace: The Passionate Pursuit of Wisdom in the West (Codhill Press) by Christopher Bamford,Philip Zaleski