The belief in and study of hidden supernatural powers, especially with the aim of bringing them under human control.
Any occult doctrine
A form of Christian mysticism enjoining passive contemplation and the beatific annihilation of the will.
Intensity of feeling; excited interest or eagerness.
The belief that the dead survive as spirits that can communicate with the living, esp. with the help of a third party (medium)
a religion based on mystical communion with an ultimate reality
An ancient Greek mystery religion arising in the sixth century bc from a synthesis of pre-Hellenic beliefs with the Thracian cult of Zagreus and soon becoming mingled with the Eleusinian mysteries and the doctrines of Pythagoras.
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