Thomas Vaughan ( − 27 February ) was a Welsh philosopher and alchemist, who was paying attention to Vaughan as author, and established a reputation with his book Anthroposophia Theomagica, a magico-mystical work. Anthroposophia Theomagica: A Discourse of the Nature of Man and His State After Death [Thomas Vaughan, Eugenius Philalethes] on *FREE*. : Anthroposophia Theomagica: A Discourse of the Nature of Man and His State After Death (): Thomas Vaughan, Eugenius.

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But roses are commonly soiled on the breasts of many: It is a Kabalistic maxim that “no spiritual being descending here below can operate without a garment. But to return thither whence we have digressed: I conceived those seeds whereof vegetables did spring must be something else at first xnthroposophie seeds, as having some preexistent matter whereof they were made, but what that matter should be I could not guess.

It is Nature’s commonplace, her index, where you may find all that ever she did or intends to do.

When God’ had thus finished His last and most excellent creature He appointed his residence in Eden, made him His viceroy and gave him a’ full jurisdiction over all His works that as the whole man consisted of body and spirit so the inferior earthly creatures might be subject to the one and the superior intellectual essences might minister to the other.

He crowns my soul with fire and there doth shine, But like the rainbow in a cloud of mine. At Horeb He is attended with a mighty strong wind ; but after this comes the fire, and with it a still small voice. For seeing it must be granted that by the Tree of Life is figured the Divine Spirit for it is the Spirit that quickeneth and shall one day translate us from corruption to incorruption it will be no indiscreet inference on the contrary that by the Tree of Knowledge is signified some sensual nature repugnant to the spiritual, wherein our worldly, sinful affections as lust, anger and the rest have their seat and predominate.


Thomas Vaughan (philosopher) – Wikipedia

Thus in the institution of His temple He commands Moses to the mount, where the Divine Spirit shews him the idea of the future fabric. Should my tribute be demanded, I wish to offer you such gifts as ages and generations to come may liken to the Arpine scrolls. These apparitions have made a great noise in the world, not without some benefit to the pope ; but I shall reserve yheomagica for my great work, where I shall more fully handle these mysteries.

But this royalty continued not long ; for presently upon his preferment there was a faction in the heavenly court, and the angels scorning to attend this piece of clay contrived how to supplant him. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? But they anthropoaophie if I may say so the hands of the Divine Spirit, by which He did work upon the Matter, applying every agent to his proper patients.

This is new philosophy, and that of Aristotle is old. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Be it granted that the errors are of Eugenius: Reader, prick up thine ears ; come on without prejudice, and I will tell thee that which never hitherto hath been discovered.

But the Divine Hteomagica, to make His work perfect, moving also upon these, imparted to them life and heat, and made them fit for future productions. But in respect I have proceeded thus far, I will give you a receipt of the Medicine.

For the Light is in no wise made but is communicated and admitted to things heretofore obscure, that they may be brightened and glorified in their forms. But I speak of celestial, hidden natures known only to absolute magicians, whose eyes are in the centre, not in the circumference ; and in this sense every element is threefold.

This is Jacob’s Ladder: This is manifest in those herbs which open at the rising and shut towards the sunset, which motion is caused by the spirit being sensible of the approach and departure of the sun. But lest you should think this my invention and no practical truth I will give you another man’s testimony.


Here I observed a great many vegetables, fresh and beauteous in their time ; but when I looked back on their original they were no such things as vegetables. We are all born like Moses with a veil over the face.

But the power to deceive human senses is included, I believe, in the magical art of demons. But I beseech you are anthoposophie the faculties of this spirit suppressed in man also, as it appeareth in those that are blind? Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Thus you see that this medial soul or middle spirit is figured by the Tree of Knowledge ; but he that knows why the Tree of Life is said to be in the midst of the Garden and to grow out of the ground will more fully understand that which we have spoken.

Thomas Vaughan (philosopher)

This is a Piece of the most unintelligible Fustian, that was ever publish’d in any Language. Neither should any wonder that I affirm the Spirit of the living God to be in man, when God Himself doth acknowledge it for His own. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

May such arrogance and climax of ambition be far from Eugenius. Besides, the texture of the universe clearly discovers its animation. Stellatus supposeth there is a successive, gradual ascent of the soul, theomavica to the process of expiation, and he makes her inter-residence in the moon.