The Spirit of the Renaissance
by Fernand Schwarz and Isabelle Ohmann
The Spirit of the Renaissance is a study of the philosophical and esoteric roots of the Renaissance movement in Europe. Its pages pull together many different fields of knowledge and activity and shed light on the driving forces that brought about a momentous change in the Western world.
The enormous significance of the Renaissance - a profound cultural and scientific change in the prevailing worldview - which originated in Italy in the 14th century and spread throughout Europe during the course of the next two hundred years or so - may be gauged from its name. ‘Renaissance’ means, literally, ‘rebirth’; by implication, regeneration, renewal, revival - almost a reaffirmation of life itself.
Based upon a number of traditions, including Neoplatonism, Kabbalism and Hermetic Philosophy, the Renaissance promoted an attitude of open enquiry and tolerance, free investigation and, most importantly, a developmental concept of life and humanity.
This book helps one to see that such a great movement towards truth is not impossible again.
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