An Endless Trace

The Passionate Pursuit of Wisdom in the West

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Two powerful motives weave beneath the surface of our spiritual history: the desire to know and the desire to love. The secret history of the West is the story of saints, mystics, alchemists, poets, and philosophers trying to unite these two streams and celebrate the sacred marriage of Logos and Sophia, Word and Wisdom. This book, an impressionistic history of the Western spiritual tradition, follows the traces from ancient Greece into modern times of those who sought to know the world and themselves, while realizing that they must overcome themselves to love the world and each other.

ISBN: 9781930337077

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Weight1 oz
Dimensions6.1 x 0.7 x 9 in
Author

ISBN

978-1930337077

Format

Paperback

Introduction

Philip Zaleski

Published

2003

Pages

303