A History of Secret Societies has ratings and 16 reviews. Leo said: This is a good book if one has a good knowledge of history to start. However I di. LibraryThing Review. User Review – krisiti – More a study of religion than societies, I think; most were really more what I would call mystery . Buy A History of Secret Societies by Arkon Daraul (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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More a study of religion than societies, I think; most were really more what I would call mystery cults. Dj some wear, in protective sleeve. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. The Charcoal-Burners — Your list has reached the maximum number of items.
For those deeply immersed in the notion of secret societies and Illuminati conspiracies this book won’t really be what you are looking for. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
Share your thoughts with other customers. No Dust Jacket Former Library book. It’s a good and fast overview of a plethora of secret societies existing since yore. The rise of the Knights Templar — 4.
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Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Sonya Cohen rated it liked it Nov 15, That says a lot about the book and I mean that in a good way. Be the first to ask a question about A History of Secret Societies.
It is a good book, and Shaw was certainly well versed in Middle Eastern cults. Showing best matches Show all copies. He also fails to cite many references, and there’s no bibliography, which would have made this a five-star book for me — if he’s wrong, at least with his sources handy you can check for yourself. Some readers may raise an eye brow that Sufis and Buddhists are included alongside the Illuminati and Rosicrucians.
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The Castrators of Russia — 9. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This book is really by Idries Shah, who along with his brother Omar Ai Shah brought Sufism to the attention of many people around the world. Mar 13, Kristi Thompson rated it it was ok Shelves: In a few places the author does better at balancing the orders of the societies with actual history. Dec 06, Walt rated it it was ok Shelves: Books purchased before 11am EST normally shipped same day.
Theological beliefs are sometimes described as if they are historical fact; sometimes this is clarified later in the chapter, and sometimes not. Well organized and written. This is a good book if one has a good knowledge of history to start.
As you will notice from the reviews here, even the tin-foil hat types can’t completely dismiss this book!
However I did enjoy the read. Return to Book Page. Dec 12, David added it. Jul 04, Roland Volz rated it really liked it Shelves: The E-mail Address es field is required. The Cult of the Black Mother — An entertaining read, if a little difficult to slog through sometimes. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
Almost every social system throughout history has produced its secret societies. Synopsis Describes the practices and philosophies of cults and sociefies organizations and looks at the Sufi, gnostics, witches, Rosicrucians, and initiation societies. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?
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The old man of the mountains — 2. And there is a wide selection: And not terribly secret, most of them I found the Sufi and the followers of seecret Peacock Angel the most interesting. This book does little more than spread a vague awareness of the topic.
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