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Eliphas Lévi and the French Occult Revival. Front Cover. Christopher McIntosh. Rider, – Social Science – pages. I recently published a new article / review of McIntosh’s seminal work of occult history “Eliphas Levi and the French Occult Revival.” It features. Eliphas Lévi and the French Occult Revival has 27 ratings and 1 review. Michael said: I enjoyed this book so much that I started rereading it when I fini.

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Needless to rliphas the decadent age of French Esotericism and Satanisme is my passion! David Young marked it as to-read Feb 15, I enjoyed this book so much that I started rereading it when I finished! Sophia marked it as to-read Nov 16, Lists with This Book.

Stefan marked it as to-read Jan 18, Levi smoking opium on lfvi deathbed. Roger Buck rated it liked it Jul 12, It is often borne from equal measures of hope, rwvival, disgust, and ennui. Rodney rated it really liked it Jul 25, It is largely thanks to Levi, for example, that the Tarot is so widely used today as eliiphas divinatory method and a system of esoteric symbolism.

Eliphas Levi and the French Occult Revival. This symbol would later become synonymous with Baphomet, and is commonly referred to as the Sabbatic Goat. Osiris Oliphant rated it really liked it Feb 27, This intersectionality between class, politics, and the occult seems particular to the French revival compared to its, comparatively, less political Victorian English counterpart.


About This topic is not marked as primarily about any work, author or other topic. Keith marked it as to-read Mar 03, Throughout the book, the notion that the occult and revolution are inexorably linked becomes clear.

Your review is blocked for me elipas work, so I’ll plan to circle back when at home.

Eliphas Lévi and the French Occult Revival

Pasqually created what might be considered the first modern ceremonial magical order as well as being the father of the esoteric strain of Freemasonry known as Martinism. Open Preview See a Problem? The founders of the great occult occcult have all acknowledged a debt to the French draughtsman, former cleric, philosopher, and occult scholar.

Noted French prestidigitator Robert Houdin… not Houdini!

Perhaps the most striking is on page where the famous eighteenth-century French conjurer Robert Houdin is misnamed Robert Houdini! Guntars Reboks added it Mar 13, Refresh and try again.

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Marcela Abu-jamra eljphas it it was amazing Feb 05, He tends to reference people by name several times before introducing fernch in the text, and some narrative strains are simply dropped. Throughout this historical narrative, there is always the suggestion of a flourishing occult revival occurring in France, but often little by way of details.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The book also suffers from various typographical errors.

We also meet his successor Etteilla, who published his own methods of divination called cartonomancy not to be confused with cartomancy. These people were avatars of a set of traditions which are now seen as an important part of the western heritage and reviva are gaining increasing attention in the academy.

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To anyone who is seeking a highly readable survey of this formative era in occultism can do no better than to look here. Looks promising, so thanks for posting here. The reprint is part of that publisher’s series.