TITLE

Mysticism, Heresy and Theosophy in the Philosophy of Education

AUTHOR(S)
Snelgrove, David
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Philosophy & History of Education;2012, Vol. 62, p237
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the relationship between education and religion with respect to the concept of mysticism, heresy and theosophy. It mentions that growth of education in the form of religious and secular enterprises has resulted in clamor for reforms voiced by mystics, heretics, and theosophers. It refers to teaching methods discovered by Jan Amos Comenius, Czech-speaking Moravian writer based on wisdom virtue and pity. It delineates the virtue of theosophical society influenced by Tibetan, Hindu and Buddhist thoughts corroborating to the teaching of reincarnation and karma determining one's present condition. It also outlines the philosophy of heresy based on social aspects of religion, creed and dogmas.
ACCESSION #
88871463

 

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