The Secret Teachings of All Ages is an encyclopaedia on various occult topics by Manly P. Hall.
Summary of the Book
This book delves into the topics of the Qabbala, Alchemy, Tarot, Ceremonial Magic, Neo-Platonic Philosophy, Mystery Religions, and the theory of Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry. It presents Manly Hall’s theories on history and his idea that history is driven by an elite cabal of roving immortals. It also contains his controversial stance on religions and the Bacon-Shakespeare hypothesis. This is a definite read for anyone interested in learning more about the occult.
About Manly P. Hall
Manly Palmer Hall was an American writer and mystic born in Canada. He was a student of Sydney J. Brownson, and he read widely on Hinduism, Greek Philosophy and Christian Mysticism, forming the basis of the theories he put together in this book. He has also written The Dionysian Artificers, Freemasonry of the Ancient Egyptians and Masonic Orders of Fraternity.