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Author Bloom, Harold.

Title Omens of millennium : the gnosis of angels, dreams, and resurrection / Harold Bloom.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Riverhead Books, c1996.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  291.23 B623o    ---  Available
Description 255 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Visions of angels -- Their current debasement -- Metatron, who was Enoch -- The Catholic angelic hierarchy -- The fallen angels -- Angels, miracles, and America -- The answering angel -- The nature of dreams -- Sigmund Freud's dream book -- Prophecy and dreams -- The "near-death experience" -- Shamanism : otherworldly journeys -- The astral body : the Zelem -- Immortality and resurrection -- The resurrection body -- The hermetic corpus : divine man -- Christian Gnosticism : Valentinus and resurrection -- Sufism : angel of earth and garment of light -- The Kabbalah : Metatron, the lesser Yahweh -- The Kabbalah : Luria's transmigration of souls -- American centuries -- Gnosis of the world to come -- Coda : not by faith, nor by the angels : a Gnostic sermon.
Subject Bloom, Harold.
Angels -- Comparative studies.
Dreams -- Religious aspects -- Comparative studies.
Future life -- Comparative studies.
Resurrection -- Comparative studies.
Millennialism -- Comparative studies.
United States -- Religion.
ISBN 1573220450 (alk. paper)

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