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The Cult of St. Michael the Archangel and the “Terrors of the Year 1000”

Daniel F. Callahan

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Early in the last century, Henry Adams began his classic impressionistic masterpiece Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres. To Adams, St. Michael was the symbol of the masculine early Middle Ages, years ... More


Planetary and Angel Magic in the Renaissance

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

in The Western Esoteric Traditions: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195320992
eISBN:
9780199852062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320992.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the influence of Renaissance period planetary and angel magic on the history of Western esotericism. It evaluates the works of German magician and occultist Henry Cornelius ... More


Reinhabiting Civil Disobedience

Bhrigupati Singh

in Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226443
eISBN:
9780823237043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226443.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Can the concept of political theology be retrieved within the wider tradition of “moral perfectionism”, of imagining philosophy as a way of life? This chapter examines ... More


Branches: Anthroposophical Initiatives and the Growing Environmental Movement

Dan McKanan

in Eco-Alchemy: Anthroposophy and the History and Future of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520290051
eISBN:
9780520964389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290051.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Anthroposophy was as central to 1970s environmentalism as biodynamics had been to the organic movement of the 1930s and 1940s, and the increase in environmental activism came at a time of dramatic ... More


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