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Theurgy and the soul the neoplatonism of Iamblichus by Gregory Shaw

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Iamblichus, -- ca. 250-ca. 330.,
  • Neoplatonism.,
  • Civilization, Greco-Roman.,
  • Rome -- Religion.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. (243)-257) and index.

StatementGregory Shaw.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB669.Z7
The Physical Object
Paginationx,268p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22328427M
ISBN 100271014377

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  Theurgy and the Soul by Gregory Shaw, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(55). “Gregory Shaw’s Theurgy and the Soul is the essential guide for those seeking entry to the experiential dimension of late Neoplatonism. The book is also philosophically sound, but its primary importance lies in bringing alive for sympathetic readers the symbolic and imaginal realities that animated the spiritual practices of Iamblichus and his followers. Theurgy and the Soul: The Neoplatonism of Iamblichus Hermeneutics: Studies in the History of Religions Series: Author: Gregory Shaw: Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press, ISBN: , Subjects/5(2). Theurgy and the Soul is a study of Iamblichus of Syria (ca. –), whose teachings set the final form of pagan spirituality prior to the Christianization of the Roman Empire. Gregory Shaw focuses on the theory and practice of theurgy, a term meaning “divine action,” the most controversial and significant aspect of Iamblichus’s Platonism/5(16).