The Philosophy of Fire

Paperback | January 3, 2012

byReuben Swinburne Clymer

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1920. Excerpt: ... Tke Ancient Masteries All Religious and all Occult and Mystical Schools have their Foundation in the Ancient Mysteries taught in the Secret Schools of Antiquity as they are today. "The belief in a Supreme Power is inherent in every human being; and, so thoroughly interwoven with our nature is this sentiment, that it is impossible for anyone, at any period of life, wholly to divest himself of it. "When the reflecting man looks around upon all the objects about him, the question naturally arises: 'What has called this world into existence? Why does it exist, and what is its ultimate destiny? Why do I exist, and what will become of me after death?' The answers to these questions can only be given by and through a long course of philosophical investigation and individual training. These problems have been the study of the ablest men from the earliest ages, and have given rise to all the various systems of philosophy and religion, which have prevailed in all times, beginning with the first conscious being and coming down to our own day and generation. Of one thing we are certain, the first religion that we have any account of, was far superior to any of those formulated in later centuries because it was a religion of both living and believing in place of a religion of faith only. I have reference to the philosophy of the Atlantians. Theirs was the pure Fire NOTE: The Ancient Mysteries, Secret Doctrines, Philosophy of the Secret Schools, and Divine Mysteries are synonymous. Philosophy; not only was it a virgin and absolute philosophical religion but, at the same time, it gave them those powers which a truly religious life will always confer upon the faithful neophyte. The Philosophy of Fire of the Atlantians not merely inculcated a strict morality, a blameless life and loyalty to the scho...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1920. Excerpt: ... Tke Ancient Masteries All Religious and all Occult and Mystical Schools have their Foundation in the Ancient Mysteries taught in the Secret Schools of Ant...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217918778

ISBN - 13:9780217918770

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