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Articles and Essays

 The Mysteries:
Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks: Vol. 2
 edited by Joseph Campbell


Table of Contents

Note: I have removed all scholarly apparatus from this table of contents, such as appendices, biographical notes, etc.

Editor's Foreword

A Note On Eranos , by Olga Froebe-Kapteyn

Paul Masson-Oursel

1. The Indian Theories of Redemption in the Frame of the Religions of Salvation
2. The Doctrine of Grace in the Religious Thought of India [both 1936]

Walter F. Otto: The Meaning of the Eleusinian Mysteries (1939]

C. Kerenyi: The Mysteries of the Kabeiroi [1944]

1. The Meaning of the Term 'Mysteria'
2. The Legend of the Foundation of the Shrine of the Kabeiroi near Thebes
Appendix: The Castello of Tegna

Walter Wili: The Orphic Mysteries and the Greek Spirit [1944]

1. The Orphic Mysteries
2. Orphism and the Greek Spirit

Paul Schmitt: The Ancient Mysteries in the Society of Their Time, Their Transformation and Most Recent Echoes [1944]

1. Eleusis: The Local Cult and Early Christianity
2. Serapis: The Universal Mystery Religion
3. Mysteries in Poetry

Georges Nagel: The "Mysteries" of Osiris in Ancient Egpt [1944]

Jean De Menasce: The Mysteries and the Religion of Iran [1944]

Fritz Meier: The Mystery of the Ka'ba: Symbol and Reality in Islamic Mysticism [1944]

Max Pulver: Jesus' Round Dance and Crucifixtion According to the Acts of St. John [1942]

Hans Leisegang: The Mystery of the Serpent [1939]

1. The Inscription
2. The Serpent and the Four Winds
3. The Worship of the Serpent
4. The Parallels

Julius Baum: Symbolic Representations of the Eucharist [1944]

1. The Symbolic Character of Early Christian Art
2. Representations of the Consecration
3. Representations of Communion
4. The Heavenly Banquet and Feasts of the Dead

C. G. Jung: Transformation Symbolism in the Mass [1941]

1. Introduction
2. The Sequence of the Rite of Transformation
3. A Parallel from Pagan Antiquity
4. The Psychology of the Mass

Hugo Rahner:  The Christian Mystery and the Pagan Mysteries [1944]

1. The History and Significance of the Comparison between the Christian Mystery and the Ancient Mysteries
2. The Mystery of the Cross
3. The Mystery of Baptism

Contents (C) 2006 James Baquet


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