Hermetism
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1. The Unity of the Universe

The term “Hermetism” is used here to indicate the specific religious worldview of the so-called philosophical Hermetica [→ Hermetic Literature I]. Its most characteristic feature is the idea of an indissoluble interrelationship between God, the cosmos and man, which…

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Broek, Roelof van den, “Hermetism”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 25 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_165>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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