Constructing Tradition: Means and Myths of Transmission in by Andreas B. Kilcher

By Andreas B. Kilcher

The query of making culture, recommendations of starting place, and reminiscence in addition to concepts and practices of information transmission, are significant for cultures often. In esotericism, even though, such questions and strategies play a superb function and are generally mirrored upon, in its literature. Esoteric paradigms not just comprehend themselves in elaborated mytho-poetical narratives as bearers of “older”, “hidden”, “higher” wisdom. in addition they declare their wisdom to be of a selected foundation. they usually declare this information has been transmitted through specific (esoteric) capacity, media and teams. therefore, esotericism not just comprises the development of its personal culture; it could actually also be understood as a particular type of culture and transmission. many of the experiences of the current voume, which includes the papers of a convention held in Tübingen in July 2007, offer an summary of an important thoughts and methods of creating culture in esotericism.

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Scriptura fit mentio, saltim authenticos Philosophos, una cum aliis ipsorum Successoribus, qui artem istam vere norunt, habuerunt, illiusque participes facti sunt, heic ordine & nominetenus in medium adferam, quales sunt : Hermes Trismegistus, Pythagoras, Benedictus Iesu, Alexander magnus, Plato, Theophrastus, Avicenna, Galenus, Hippocrates, Lucianus, Longanus, Rasis, Archelaus, Rupescissa, Auctor Rosarii majoris, Maria Prophetissa, Dionysius Zachar, Haly, Morienes, Calid, Constantius, Serapion, Albertus Magnus, Estrod, Arnoldus de Villanova, Geber, Reinmundus Lullius, Rogericus Baco, Alanus, Thomas Aquinas, Marcellus Palingenius : & illi qui neoterici, & hodiernis nostris temporibus vixerunt, utpote : Bernardus Trevisanus Comes, Fr.

Kaplan, Aryeh, Meditation and Kabbalah, York Beach: Weiser 1982. , 91ff. Vgl. dazu Andreas Kilcher, ‚Philology as Kabbalah‘. , ‚Franz Joseph Molitors Kabbala-Projekt vor dem Hintergrund seiner intellektuellen Biographie‘, in: Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte 2 (2003), 137–166. ——, ‚Hebräische Sprachmetaphysik und lateinische Kabbalistik. Knorr und das metaphysische Problem der Übersetzung in der christlichen Kabbala‘, in: Morgen-Glantz. Zeitschrift der Knorr von Rosenroth-Gesellschaft 8 (1998), 63–108.

Scriptura fit mentio, saltim authenticos Philosophos, una cum aliis ipsorum Successoribus, qui artem istam vere norunt, habuerunt, illiusque participes facti sunt, heic ordine & nominetenus in medium adferam, quales sunt : Hermes Trismegistus, Pythagoras, Benedictus Iesu, Alexander magnus, Plato, Theophrastus, Avicenna, Galenus, Hippocrates, Lucianus, Longanus, Rasis, Archelaus, Rupescissa, Auctor Rosarii majoris, Maria Prophetissa, Dionysius Zachar, Haly, Morienes, Calid, Constantius, Serapion, Albertus Magnus, Estrod, Arnoldus de Villanova, Geber, Reinmundus Lullius, Rogericus Baco, Alanus, Thomas Aquinas, Marcellus Palingenius : & illi qui neoterici, & hodiernis nostris temporibus vixerunt, utpote : Bernardus Trevisanus Comes, Fr.

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