The author, Charles Upton, began life as a conventional Catholic. In The System of Antichrist, Upton seeks to make explicit the suppositions. The System of Antichrist examines the present religious and cultural scene from the standpoint of traditional metaphysics and critiques the New Charles Upton. The System of Antichrist: Truth and Falsehood in Postmodernism and the New Age. Front Cover · Charles Upton. Sophia Perennis, – Religion – pages.

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However, even a Platonic approach to evolution requires that higher forms appear with the passage of time.

The System of Antichrist: Truth and Falsehood in Postmodernism and the New Age by Charles Upton

Our goal in the latter days is not to save our lives, but our souls. To ask other readers questions about The System of Antichristplease sign up. In this tour de force, the author takes the reader on a journey to places he could not get to on his own.

He lives with his wife, Jennifer, in Lexington, Syystem. Michael Luntley – – Routledge. Gnostics deny the value of the world; Traditionalists see eternal value in the world.

By National Book Network. Traditionalists can be Muslims, or Jews, or Christians, or Buddhists, or even shamanists, but they cannot mix and match.


The System of Antichrist

Roth rated it it was amazing Aug 31, Drawing on the writings of the leading perennialist thinkers Rene Guenon and Frithjof Schuon, sketches the particular quality of spirituality proper to apocalyptic times-both its dangers and the opportunities open to it.

This suspicion is probably misplaced, but Tradition is nonetheless parochial in a more fundamental way.

If you don’t like esoteric metaphysics, this would still be an interesting statement about the history of philosophy. In The System of AntichristUpton seeks to make explicit the suppositions behind that story: That collectivity becomes coherent and visible as the end nears. Also, largely in response to the evolution-based postmillennialism of the Theosophical Society, it will have nothing to do with the xystem of evolution.

With Both Hands

Common terms and phrases abduction Absolute according aliens Antichrist Apocalypse puton archetype become believe Buddhist C. That is unlikely to be true, but it is very ingenious. They are in fact symptoms of the impending end of the world.

These false alternatives war among themselves, and foment war on Earth. Postmodernism is one of the reasons what a united world would be intolerable. Open Preview See a Problem? The postmodern declension from Romanticism is emotional numbness, enlivened by atrocity and sinister fascination.

The Long View: The System of Antichrist — With Both Hands

Truth and Deception in The Seth Material—ii. Nothing but the weight sysgem eternity, breaking through the thin, brittle shell of the postmodern sky, can set us on our feet.


That is an important point. They also, perhaps, inspire computer technology and genetic engineering. Upton’s critique echoes the common anti-globalist complaint that both the unity and the diversity offered by globalization are disingenuous.

The result is metaphysics without religion; in other words, a sort of psychic engineering. No eBook available Sophia Perennis Amazon. This book was written inand we are now 14 Years Latter down the pike, I was encouraged to read this because like the author I had become increasingly more sensitive to the Psychological and Philosophical “Unseen Warfare” and Cultural Zeitgeist antichhrist in our times believing that an inversion is taking place.

Donald Forster marked it as to-read Aug 25, Lane – – Mercer University Press.

Still, their ideas have permanently affected the popular imagination. In consequence, emotion became divorced from the truth.

Reminds me of this current controversy in the Catholic Church. James Sass rated it really antichridt it Aug 22, The Entrepreneurial Hinduism of Deepak Chopra.