The Secret Teachers of the Western World / Gary Lachman.
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- ISBN: 9780399166808 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 509 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2015.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical referencs and index.
|Summary, etc.:|| Lachman explores the Western esoteric tradition which regards the cosmos as a living, spiritual, meaningful being and humankind as having a unique obligation and responsibility in it. The historical roots of our "counter tradition," have their beginning in Alexandria around the time of Christ. It was then that we find the first written accounts of the ancient tradition, which had earlier been passed on orally. Here, in this remarkable city, filled with teachers, philosophers, and mystics from Egypt, Greece, Asia, and other parts of the world, in a multi-cultural, multi-faith, and pluralistic society, a synthesis took place, a creative blending of different ideas and visions, which gave the hidden tradition the eclectic character it retains today.
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