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Christian Theosophy
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For the historian of modern Western esoteric currents, “theosophy” is not to be understood in an essentialist sense, which would be based, for example, on its etymology (Theo-Sophia, wisdom of God), but in the sense commonly accepted within the academy. As such, it designates either a specific esoteric current i…

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Faivre, Antoine, “Christian Theosophy”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 12 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_076>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031

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