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Hermes in the Academy

Ten Years' Study of Western Esotericism at the University of Amsterdam

Wouter Hanegraaff Pijnenburg

9789056295721
168 pages
Amsterdam University Press
Overview
Hermes in the Academy commemorates the tenth anniversary of the Center for History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents (GHF) at the University of Amsterdam. The center devotes itself to the study of Western esotericism, which includes topics such as Hermetic philosophy, Christian kabbalah and occultism.
This volume shows how, over the past ten years, the GHF has developed into the leading international center for research and teaching in this domain.
Author Bio
Wouter J. Hanegraaff is Professor of History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents at the University of Amsterdam.