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Doctrine of the Subtle Body in the Western Tradition, The

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The idea that man has, or at least can acquire, a Subtle Body (that is to say a "body" made out of psychic or numinous matter) is not a new invention.

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It has been one of the central premises of all the great religions throughout the ages. This little book offers a first rate introduction to Classical teachings on the subject, both pagan and Christian.


  • Proem
  • The Spirit-Body
  • The Radiant Body
  • The Resurrection Body
  • Epilogue

"Another body, a spiritual and aetherial one, is promised us - a body that is not subject to physical touch, nor seen by physical eyes, nor burdened with weight, and which shall be metamorphosed according to the variety of regions in which it shall be..."

Author Mead, G. R. S.
Book Type Trade Paperback
Page Count 124 pp.
Publisher Solos Press 1991
Browse these categories as well: Lucid Dreaming and the Astral Body, Metaphysics, Mysticism and Initiation, Helene Blavatsky and Theosophy, Mystic and Esoteric Christianity, Western Mystery Schools, Channeling and the Akasha

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