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  Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks.:
Eranos 6. The Mystic Vision
Edited by Joseph Campbell

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

LIST OF PLATES ix
NOTE OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT x
EDITOR'S FOREWORD xi
BORIS VYSHESLAWZEFF Two Ways of Redemption: Redemption as a Solution of the Tragic Contradiction [1936] 3
WILHELM KOPPERS On the Origin o f the Mysteries in the Light of Ethnology and Indology [1944] 32
1. Introduction 32
2. Tribal Initiations and Secret Leagues among Primitive Peoples 35
3. The Tierra del Fuegians Throw New Light on the Subject 35
4. Our Question in the Light of Indological Research 49
Summation and Conclusion 62.
HEINRICH ZIMMER The Indian World Mother [1938] 70
ERWIN ROUSSELLE Dragon and Mare, Figures of Primordial Chinese Mythology [1934] 103
1. The Dragon 105
2. The Mare 113
ERNESTO BUONAIUTI Christ and St. Paul [1940] 120
Christology and Ecclesiology in St. Paul [1941] 144
Symbols and Rites in the Religious Life of Certain Monastic Orders [1934/1935] 168
1. The Symbols 168
2. The Rites 177
3. The Exercitia of St. Ignatius Loyola [1935] 187
4. Gnostic Initiation and Christian Antiquity [1935], i99. GILLES QUISPEL Gnostic Man: The Doctrine of Basilides [1948] 210
1. Introduction 210
2. The Frame: Platonist Philosophy 215
3. Christian Influence 227
4. The Inspiration of the System: The Gnostic Experience 235
HENRI-CHARLES PUECH The Concept of Redemption in Manichaeism [1936] 247
1. The Gnostic and Manichaean Notions of Redemption: The Problem of Evil in Manichaeism 247
2. The Theoretical Foundations of Redemption: The Cosmological and the Anthropological Myth, 266
3. The Realization and Practical Instruments of Redemption 288
LOUIS MASSIGNON Nature in Islamic Thought [1946] 315
The Idea of the Spirit in Islam [1945] 319
JEAN DE MENASCE The Experience o f the Spirit in Christian Mysticism [1945] 324
FRIEDRICH HEILER The Madonna as Religious Symbol [1934] 348
ERICH NEUMANN Mystical Man [1948] 375
APPENDICES Biographical Notes 419
Contents of the Eranos Jahrbucher 425
Index of Contributors 438
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS 441
INDEX 443

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