1º Congresso Lusófono sobre Esoterismo Ocidental
LISBOA | 7 a 10 de Maio de 2016

Rosicrucianism, Christian Theosophy and Arcane Sciences

Coordination: Gabriel Mateus (ULHT), Rui Lomelino de Freitas (ULHT), Francisco de Mendonça Jr. (UNASUR) e Juan Pablo Bubello (UBA / UNASUR)

Christian Theosophy emerges during the Renaissance as a counter-movement against the theological dogmatism and aimed to merge the religious approach with the scientific approach, calling itself the Religion of Thought. Giordano Bruno would describe Hermetism with such expression. It was in that context that Arcane Sciences were developed, namely: Astrology, Alchemy, Medical Sciences, Magic, the studies of Nature, strongly influenced by Paracelsus.

The “classical” Rosy Cross of the 17th century is a milestone on Western Esotericism. The manifestos that came to light during that time, expressed a call for a reform, not only religious but also spiritual, political and social.

Thus this symposium aims to study and discuss the importance of these currents in History.


Presentations:

Fernando Carreira
Martinismo, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin e a Via interior
Otávio Santana Vieira
Prisca Theologia: Entre Tempo Histórico e Tempo Mítico
Ricardo Lindemann
A Astrologia em A Última Ceia de Leonardo da Vinci
Enrique Santos
La influencia rosacruz en el pensamiento de Comenius
Francisco de Paula Souza de Mendonça Júnior
Sobre espíritos aéreos e escritas indecifráveis: o Segredo como espaço de ação política