The Ninth Century and the Holy Grail

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Temple Lodge Publishing, 2001 - 384 páginas
Much plagiarised and its contents distorted over the years, Stein's seminal work is a classic of original scholarly and spiritual research. In studying the central Grail narrative - Parzival by Wolfram von Eschenbach - Stein takes a twofold approach. On the one hand he searches historical records in order to identify actual people and events hidden behind the Grail epic's veil of romance. And on the other hand, he deciphers Eschenbach's hidden spiritual messages, revealing Parzival to be an esoteric document containing mighty pictures of the human being's inner path of development.
 

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Rudolf Steiners Visit to the Eleventh Class
5
Flore and Blancheflur
67
Orient and Occident
78
Wolfram von Eschenbachs Parzival
91
of 869
271
The Grail Lineage
281
Afterword
293
St Lawrence and the Grail Tradition
303
Notes
312
Select Bibliography
334
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John Wood is the author of several prize-winning books of poetry and photographic criticism, including the recently released Selected Poems: 1968-1998. His essays on a wide variety of subjects have appeared in many books and journals. Wood is the editor of 21st: The Journal of Contemporary Photography.

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