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Hermetica: The Lost Wisdom of the Pharaohs, by Timothy Freke | Booklist Online
llost They have discovered the art of healing the body, they have also made known the art of healing the soul; they have filled the earth with settled forms of government and with wisdom which is the highest good. Refresh and try again. Dec 31, Haider rated it it was amazing.
Ecstatic Songs of Gnosis by G. Easy to read too. This book is a great starting point for anyone wanting to get wiscom basic understanding of what hermetica is.
Sadly this is not well known or well accepted in todays society Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The future has not arrived and is yet to be. I love the In Praise of Atum at the end which sums up the whole book as a beautiful prayer to The One.
However, very much not the real thing because this is heavily edited, translated into yet another language English in this case and the format changed. No trivia or quizzes yet. About Timothy Freke Timothy Freke left has an honors degree in philosophy and is the author of more than twenty books on world… More about Timothy Freke.
Preview — The Hermetica by Tim Freke. Without Paganism the world would be empty and miserable. Atum is the Egyptian god and that is whom Hermes chose to name the nameless after. Formed from the thoughts of the creator.
The Hermetica by Tim Freke
Lists with This Wisdok. The authors extracted pieces of the writings of Hermes Trismegistus and gathered them into chapters devoted to certain themes. Dec 26, Pages Buy. This style gets a bit old, because you end up reading the same thing 2 times for each reading.
A lot of it is very taoistic in nature and at time felt like I was reading extracts from the Tao Te Ching. See all books by Timothy FrekePeter Gandy.
It is just so beautifully written and gives you a beautiful slice of humble pie.
So, this book is worth the read just for that if you find this kind of stuff compelling. Maybe that was Hermes point? They give a decent, although superficial in some places, introduction on the background of these readings and the impact they have had on other religions, science, philosophy, etc.
Nice little introduction into hermetic scriptures.
I have heard so much about "Hermes Trismegistos", but hadn't realised that this was Thoth or read the Hermetica. My favorite part was the comparison of time to a circle instead of a line. A good introduction for anyone trying to understand why twenty-first century Westerners are so interested and increasingly influenced by a once great civilisation.
Timothy Freke has an honors degree in philosophy and is the author of more than twenty books on world spirituality.
Quotes from The Hermetica: Return to Book Page. God is nameless but I guess they had to give him some moniker to make it easier to understand. In some places, I found Freke and Gandy's brief introductions to I have read some of the teachings contained in this book from The Kybalion by the Three Initiates but that book was more interpretation than actual verses from the Hermetica.
Life changing read, I felt it to my soul.