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Author Versluis, Arthur, 1959-

Title The mystical state : politics, gnosis, and emerging cultures / Arthur Versluis.

Published Minneapolis, Minn. : New Cultures Press, [2011]


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 UniM Bail  273.1 VERS    AVAILABLE
Physical description 155 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is gnosis? -- The legacy of monolatry -- Counter-history & the "postmodern dilemma" -- Nature -- The diagnosis of "heretics" -- The political implications of gnosis -- Beyond the horizon of history -- Negative theology and politics -- Modernity and the secret roads inward -- "The counter-culture," gnosis, and modernity -- Towards new cultures -- The mystical state.
Subject Mysticism -- Political aspects.
Gnosticism -- Political aspects.
Negative theology -- Christianity -- Political aspects.
Occultism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Political aspects.
ISBN 9781596500112 (paperback: alk. paper)
1596500115 (paperback: alk. paper)