Friday, May 26, 2006

Arcane knowledge: The Athanasius Kircher Society

The Athanasius Kircher Society was chartered to "perpetuate the sensibilities and pursuits of the seventeenth century polymath and visionary Athanasius Kircher, SJ". The interests of this commendable institution extend to "the wondrous, the singular, the esoteric, the obsessive, the arcane, and the sometimes hazy frontier between the plausible and the implausible". Link


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