Chapter 9. The Esoteric Revival

  1. Adam Stout

Published Online: 7 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302912.ch9

Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain

Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain

How to Cite

Stout, A. (2008) The Esoteric Revival, in Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302912.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155045

Online ISBN: 9781444302912

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Keywords:

  • ancient faith;
  • esoteric revival;
  • religion, anathema to reforming intellectuals;
  • Christianity, surpassing all others religions in stimulating positive virtue;
  • Fleure and Jessie Weston, discovering a sense of ‘spiritual continuity’;
  • Celtic renascence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Religion and Superstition

  • A Universal Religion

  • The Celtic Renascence