Magazine Archive

The Shrine of Wisdom magazine was published quarterly between 1919 and 1947

A limited number of back copies of these magazines are available for sale
at 3.00 ($US 5) each, post and packing included:-

Shrine of Wisdom Magazines still available for sale:-

No. Date Main articles
 34 1927 The Human Soul in the Myths of Plato IV; Confucius and his Doctrines; The Music of Worship
 36 1928 Plotinus on the Beautiful; The Music of Worship; The Human Soul in the Myths of Plato V
 38 1928 Damascius on First Principles I; Ideas and Matter - Chu Hsi; The Mythology of the Norsemen I
 39 1929 Damascius on First Principles II; Johannes Van Ruysbroeck; The Great Extreme - Chu Hsi
 40 1929 The Mythology of the Norsemen II; Heaven and Earth - Chu Hsi; The Florentine Neo-Platonists
 41 1929 Yang and Yin-The Five Elements; St Francis de Sales; Thomas Taylor's Dissertation on the Platonic Theory of Ideas I (extracts)
 42 1929 The Awakening of Faith in the Mahayana I; Neoplatonism in the Persian Mystical Poets I; Thomas Taylor's Dissertation on the Platonic Theory of Ideas II (extracts)
 43 1930 Plotinus on Intelligible Beauty*; The Awakening of Faith in the Mahayana II; Neoplatonism in the Persian Mystical Poets II
 44 1930 The Awakening of Faith in the Mahayana III; The Wanderings of  Ulysses*
 45 1930 Porphyry on Auxiliaries to the Perception of Intelligible Natures*; Clement of Alexandria; The Awakening of Faith in the Mahayana IV
 46 1930 Porphyry on Auxiliaries to the Perception of Intelligible Natures II*; Thomas Taylor's Notes to Phaedo of Plato, The Classic of Purity; Life of Porphyry
 47 1931 Porphyry on Auxiliaries to the Perception of Intelligible Natures III*; The Great Learning or Ta Hsio; Simplicius on Providence 
 48 1931 Extract from Iamblichus' Exhortation to the Study of Philosophy; Extracts from Two Letters of Picus Earl of Mirandula; Thomas Taylor's Notes Concerning Evil
 49 1931 Ten Doubts Concerning Providence I - Proclus*; Orpheus and the Orphic Tradition; Simplicius on Freedom of Choice*; 
 50 1931 Ten Doubts Concerning Providence II - Proclus*; Origen; Iamblichus' Exhortation to the Study of Philosophy
 51 1932 On the Mythology of the Greeks I - Thomas Taylor; Philosophical Extracts from Dante's "De Monarchia"; Ten Doubts Concerning Providence III - Proclus*; Short Dialogue between a Learned Divine (John Tauler?) and a Beggar - From The Gospel Opened by John Everard 1659
 52 1932 On the Mythology of the Greeks II - Thomas Taylor; Philo Judas; Ten Doubts Concerning Providence IV - Proclus*
 53 1932 Avicebron; Ten Doubts Concerning Providence V - Proclus*; An Account of Matter - collected from Plotinus by Thomas Taylor
 54 1932 On the Utility of the Mathematical and Metaphysical Sciences I - Thomas Taylor; Lieh Tsze and the "Classic of Fullness and Emptiness"; A Discourse on the Immortality of the Soul I - John Smith; The Origin and Progress of Letters: The Name of God - The Bardic Secret 
 55 1933 On the Utility of the Mathematical and Metaphysical Sciences II - Thomas Taylor; St Catherine of Siena; A Discourse on the Immortality of the Soul II - John Smith 
 57 1933 Buddhist Teachings on Nirvana; Richard Rolle; Sentences of Bardism; Selections from Sermons - Thomas Kempis
 58 1933 The Celestial Hierarchies - Dionysius the Areopagite I; Some Neo-Platonic Teachings about Prayer; Extracts from the Writings of Floyer Sydenham
 59 1934 The Celestial Hierarchies - Dionysius the Areopagite II; Simplicius on Providence; Extracts from the Writings of Floyer Sydenham
 60 1934 Fo-Hi; The First Cause - from Simplicius' Commentary on Epictetus' Enchiridion 
 61 1934 Immortality of the Soul in the Platonic Dialogues I; Ancient Chinese Music; The Celestial Hierarchies - Dionysius the Areopagite; Proclus on the Universal Forms in the Soul
 62 1934 Preface to Porphyry's Introduction to the Categories of Aristotle - Thomas Taylor; Immortality of the Soul in the Platonic Dialogues II; The Celestial Hierarchies - Dionysius the Areopagite Ch.XIII
 81 1939 Thomas Taylor's Introduction to Plotinus on Providence; Synesius of Cyrene;
 82 1939 Kulhwch and Olwen; Plotinus on Providence*; 

*translated by Thomas Taylor

On-line Articles from Shrine of Wisdom Magazines (some of which are no longer available):-

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1922 History of the Golden Hermetic Succession

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1923 Symbols; Platonism as a Discipline - Thomas Johnson
16 1923 Number Symbolism

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1923 Number Symbolism
18 1924 Word Symbolism

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1925 Thomas Taylor, A Great English Platonist 

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1926 Plato & The Human Gnostic Faculties

 29

1926 Proclus Hymn to the Muses; Clement of Alexandria; Plato & The Four Inspirations I

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1926 A Study in Graphic Symbolism; Plato & The Four Inspirations II

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1927

Plato & The Four Inspirations III

 37

 1928

Damascius on First Principles; Bardic Wisdom, The Myth of Narcissus, 
The Platonic Philosopher's Creed, The Emperor Julian

51

1932

Dante Freedom of Will and Judgement, Dante Two Aspects of Man, Traherne, Emerson

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1932

Philo Judaeas; Proclus Extracts from Ten Doubts Concerning Providence, trans. Tho.Taylor  in preparation

56 1933 Dialectic - from Proclus and the writings of Thomas Taylor; Zamolxis, Abaris, and Hesus; On the Duty of the Wise Man - Aquinas; On the Utility of the Mathematical and Metaphysical Sciences III    to be done

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 1936

The Myth of Dionysus; Albertus MagnusPlato on the True Understanding of Things, trans Taylor

79

 1939

Plotinus on Felicity, introduction by Thomas Taylor, Meister Eckhart

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1940

Plotinus on Providence; St John of the Cross; The Barddas; Proclus Elements of Theology; The Sutta Nipata

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89

1941

Yin Fu King, The Quietists, Simplicius on the Enchiridion of Epictetus, Fable of Cattwg the Wise 

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1942

Yin Fu King; The Quietists; Simplicius on the Enchiridion of Epictetus; Meister Eckhart; Proclus Elements of Theology

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97

1943

Plato A Discussion on the Immortality of the Soul from The Phaedo; Triads of Wisdom; Dionysius The Divine Names Ch II; Proclus The Elements of Theology CLXIX; Firdusi Prayer 
98

1943

Plato A Discussion on the Immortality of the Soul from The Phaedo; Triads of Wisdom; Dionysius The Divine Names contd; Proclus The Elements of Theology; Buddhist Parable 
99

1944

Corpus Hermeticum extract; John Clare, Walter Hilton; Triads of Wisdom contd; The Divine Names contd; Vasubandu; Proclus contd; Rumi
100

1944

Plato The Purpose of Human Life from The Gorgias; John Norris The Elevation, with annotation; Rumi Extract from the Nasnavi; Triads of Wisdom; Dionysius the Areopagite The Divine Names; Proclus The Elements of Theology
101

1944

Plato's Gorgias - The Purpose of Human Life; Extracts from Hafiz; Cudworth Seed Thought; Dionysius the Areopagite The Divine Names; Proclus Elements of Theology
102

1944

Emerson on Thomas Taylor & the Platonists
103

1945

Hermes On Piety and True Philosophy
104

1945

Plato Politicus; Kabir; Dionysius the Areopagite Divine Names; Proclus The Elements of Theology

105

1945

Plato Crito; Synesius; Emerson; The Fable of Cupid and Psyche; Dionysius the Areopagite Divine Names; St John of the Cross; Proclus The Elements of Theology

106

1945

Plotinus on the descent of the soul; Thomas Taylor on Truth as the knowledge of causes; Divine Names contd; sayings of Mohammad; Buddhist sayings; Ralph Cudworth Body & Soul; Proclus The Elements of Theology contd; A Legend of the Buddha; etc
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1946

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1946

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1946

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1946

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1947

Hermes Trismegistus, Chinese & Japanese Triads; Plotinus Descent of the Soul; The Brahmin Dhammapada; Life of Synesius; The Laws of Manu
107-110

1946

Divine Justice Ralph Cudworth, Akbar, Ruysbroek, Confucius 
Proclus Theology of Plato - complete series 

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