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Table Of Contents

Introduction
The Delimitation of a Field of Research
The Research Paradigms of Western Esotericism
Western Esotericism in Theory and Practice
Western Esoteric Currents
Concluding Remarks
Ritual as a Field of Research
Rites de Passage
Rites of Initiation
Secret Societies
Secrecy and Masonic Initiatory Societies
Masonic Initiatory Societies
Masonic Rituals of Initiation
Eighteenth-Century Masonic Terminology
Historical Background
Ancient and Medieval Sources
The “New Platonic Academy” of Florence
The Spread of Western Esotericism across Europe
The Esoteric Missions of Giordano Bruno and John Dee
Christian Rosenkreutz and the Rosicrucian Manifestos
The Craft Degrees of Freemasonry
The Emergence of Freemasonry
Early Freemasonry and Western Esotericism
The Pre-1730 Ritual Evidence
High or Additional Degrees of Freemasonry
Templar and Ecossais Rites
Egyptian Rites
“Esoteric” Freemasonry
True Mason, or Académie des Vrais Maçons
The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn
History
A Note on Sources
Description of the Neophyte Ritual
Analysis of the Neophyte Ritual
Gerald Gardner and the Birth of Wicca
The Crowley Connection
Gardner and the Witchcraft Rituals of Initiation
First Degree: Witch and Priestess/Priest
The First Degree Initiation
Second Degree: High Priestess/High Priest
Third Degree: High Priestess/High Priest
Conclusions
Appendix
Notes
References
Index
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