Vocabulary for the Study of Religion

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Abstract: Alchemy, with its dreams of transmutation, transformation, and perfection, its quest for the Philosophers’ Stone capable of transmuting base metals into gold, and search for the Elixir capab…

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Peter Forshaw, “Alchemy”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 08 February 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000128>
First published online: 2016

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