Studies on Western Esotericism in Central and Eastern Europe

We are happy to announce that the first volume of CEENASWE, although published as chronologically second (after the monograph devoted to literature and culture published in 2018), was just published by JATEPress in Szeged, Hungary. The volume titled Studies on Western Esotericism in Central and Eastern Europe was edited by Nemanja Radulović and Karolina Maria Hess. The book can be ordered HERE.

The publication is also the first volume in the Studies in Cultural Iconology of the Research Center for Cultural Iconology and Semiography, University of Szeged. Series editors are: György E. Szönyi (Managing Editor), Anna Kérchy, Atilla Kiss, and Ágnes Savay-Matuska.

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ISBN 978 963 315 397 0


Table of contents

György E. Szönyi: Introduction

Áron Orbán: Love, Magic and Illness. The Role of Witchcraft-motifs in Conrad Celtis’ Mores

Rafał T. Prinke: Dr. Bogdan Edward Jastrzębski-Edwards (1860–1923), the last Praemonstrator of the Golden Dawn, and his brother Louis Stanley Jast (1868–1944), the Theosophist

Michele Olzi: “From Russia with Love,” a case of Russian culture and immigration in Western Esotericism: Maria de Naglowska (1883–1936)

Spyros Petritakis: The reception of Nikolaos Gyzis’s Behold the Bridegroom cometh by Rudolf Steiner in Munich in 1910: Its ideological premises and echo in the cross-fertilization of artistic and Theosophical Doctrines

Karolina Maria Hess: Romanticism and National Messianism in Theosophical Milieus in Poland Before World War II – an Overview

Małgorzata Alicja Dulska: Vision of Spiritual World in the Writings of Agnieszka Pilchowa

György E. Szönyi: The Philosophy of Wine. A Peculiar Chapter in the Esoteric Philosophy of Béla Hamvas (1897–1968)

Nadežda Elezović: Spiritual in Contemporary Art of Southeastern Europe: Marina Abramović, Tomislav Ćurković, Marko Pogačnik, Damir Stojnić, Vladimir Dodig Trokut, Igor Zlobec

Nemanja Radulović: Contemporary Magic Healing in Serbia and New Age

Noel Putnik: Dr. Wolf and the Ancient Roots: Neoshamanism in Serbia

Márton Szentpéteri: The Body of Christ and Hiram. The “Veiled Christ” by Giuseppe Sanmartino and the Cappella Sansevero in Naples

John MacMurphy: Distorted Transmission of Abraham Abulafia’s Kabbalah

The Authors

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