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Theurgy and the Soul

The Neoplatonism of Iamblichus

by Gregory Shaw

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9341976M
    ISBN 100271023228
    ISBN 109780271023229
    OCLC/WorldCa198760483

      : Theurgy and Numbers: Purification, Liberation, and Salvation of the Soul () by Veldman, Frederick J. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(4).   Plotinus, in his discussion of the descent of the soul (Ennead ), sees an optimistic view of the soul’s embodiment in Plato’s Timaeus but a pessimistic view in dialogues such as the Phaedo and Phaedrus. 13 Shaw, Gregory. Theurgy and the Soul: The Neoplatonism of Iamblichus, p.

    Theurgy is a science, which allows us to invoke the Ineffable Beings of the Superior Worlds, to receive sublime teachings from them. In reality, the Astral Body is the suit of the Soul. Within the Astral Body, we have the mind, the will, the conscience and the Size: KB. Theurgy Books Showing of 34 On the Mysteries of the Egyptians, Chaldeans and Assyrians (Paperback) by. Iamblichus of Chalcis (shelved 3 times as theurgy) Theurgy and the Soul: The Neoplatonism of Iamblichus (Paperback) by. Gregory Shaw (shelved 2 times as theurgy).

    The word "theurgy" comes from the Greek words "theo" (god) and "ergasia" (work), and is typically interpreted as "divine working" or working with or through the divine. The central premise of theurgy is the ability to contact divine or superior spiritual bodies often through what would typically be . The book is also available in French. "Straight out: This is the best book on the chakras that I have read." Gregory Shaw, author of Theurgy and the Soul: the Neoplatonism of Iamblichus I began my study of the chakra system through observation.


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Theurgy and the Soul is a study of Iamblichus of Syria (ca. –), whose teachings set the final form of pagan spirituality prior to the Christianization of the Roman Empire.

Gregory Shaw focuses on the theory and practice of theurgy, the most controversial and significant aspect of Iamblichus's Platonism.5/5(7). Theurgy and the Soul is a study of Iamblichus of Syria (ca.

), whose teachings set the final form of pagan spirituality prior to the Christianization of the Roman Empire. Gregory Shaw focuses on the theory and practice of theurgy, the most controversial and significant aspect of Iamblichus's Platonism/5.

"Gregory Shaw's Theurgy and the Soul is the essential guide for those seeking entry to the experiential dimension of late Neoplatonism. The book is also philosophically sound, but its primary importance lies in bringing alive for sympathetic readers the symbolic and imaginal realities that animated the spiritual practices of Iamblichus and his : Angelico Press Ltd.

This book heals the split between the soul and intellect, between body and mind, and between mortal self and divine.

Shaw has an uncanny insight into esoteric teachings, and he restores the scholarly reputation of Iamblichus as the Neo-Platonist who remained true to the wordless wisdom behind the works Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.5/5(7).

Theurgy and the Soul is Theurgy and the Soul book study of Iamblichus of Syria (ca. –), whose teachings set the final form of pagan spirituality prior to the Christianization of the Roman Empire.

Gregory Shaw focuses on the theory and practice of theurgy, a term meaning “divine action,” the most controversial and significant aspect of Iamblichus’s Platonism/5(18).

Theurgy and the Soul is a study of Iamblichus of Syria (ca. ), whose teachings set the final form of pagan spirituality prior to the Christianization of the Roman Empire. Gregory Shaw focuses on the theory and practice of theurgy, a term meaning "divine action," the most controversial and significant aspect of Iamblichus's Platonism/5(16).

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Theurgy and the Soul is a study of Iamblichus of Syria (ca. ), whose teachings set the final form of pagan spirituality prior to the Christianization of the Roman Empire.

Gregory Shaw focuses on the theory and practice of theurgy, the most controversial and significant aspect of Iamblichus's Platonism.5/5(3). Theurgy and the Soul is a study of Iamblichus of Syria (ca.

), whose teachings set the final form of pagan spirituality prior to the Christianization of the Roman Empire. Gregory Shaw focuses on the theory and practice of theurgy, the most controversial and significant aspect of Iamblichus's Platonism.

Theurgy literally means "divine 5/5(3). Theurgy and the Soul is a study of Iamblichus of Syria (ca. –), whose teachings set the final form of pagan spirituality prior to the Christianization of the Roman Empire.

Gregory Shaw focuses on the theory and practice of theurgy, a term meaning “divine action,” the most controversial and significant aspect of Iamblichus’s Platonism/5(16). Theurgy and the Soul by Gregory Shaw,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(55).

“Gregory Shaw’s Theurgy and the Soul is the essential guide for those seeking entry to the experiential dimension of late Neoplatonism.

The book is also philosophically sound, but its primary importance lies in bringing alive for sympathetic readers the symbolic and imaginal realities that animated the spiritual practices of Iamblichus and his followers.

Theurgy and the Soul: The Neoplatonism of Iamblichus Hermeneutics: Studies in the History of Religions Series: Author: Gregory Shaw: Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press, ISBN:Subjects/5(2). Theurgy and the Soul is a study of Iamblichus of Syria (ca. –), whose teachings set the final form of pagan spirituality prior to the Christianization of the Roman Empire.

Gregory Shaw focuses on the theory and practice of theurgy, a term meaning “divine action,” the most controversial and significant aspect of Iamblichus’s Platonism/5(16).

Theurgy and the Soul is a study of Iamblichus of Syria (ca. ), whose teachings set the final form of pagan spirituality prior to the Christianization of the Roman Empire. Gregory Shaw focuses on the theory and practice of theurgy, a term meaning "divine action," the most controversial and significant aspect of Iamblichus's Platonism/5(55).

Theurgy is a very ancient discipline of purification of the soul to acquire and manifest the qualities of the gods. In that way, the initiate could achieve immortality. In this book there are three parts/5. Theurgy and the Soul by George Shaw,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(55).

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EMBED EMBED (for. Book Review of Gregory Shaw, Theurgy and the Soul: The Neoplatonism of Iamblichus. Pennsylvania State University Press,in Church History, vol. 66, 3 (), pp. Gregory Shaw is the author of Theurgy and the Soul ( avg rating, 55 ratings, 6 reviews, published ), Spirit ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews /5.Theurgy and the Soul: The Neoplatonism of Iamblichus (2nd edition) by.

Gregory Shaw, John Milbank (Foreword), 11 min ago This is an open forum for people to discuss Christ-themed books. Whether you'd like to discuss theology, biographies, church history, /5.Theurgy and the Soul: The Neoplatonism of Iamblichus (2nd edition) The author over-identifies with the subject (understandable for a first book) and this leads him to some dubious conclusions.

For example, he dismisses Plotinian mystical (apophatic) experience as "counterfeit spirituality." ().4/5.