Lanz von Liebenfels, Jörg () Austrian astrologer and member of the occult underground preceding the Nazi movement. His Order of New Templars. Theozoology [Dr. Jorg Lanz von Liebenfels] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Theozoology — or the Science of the Sodomite Apelings and . Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels (July 19, – April 22, ) was a Austrian occultist, former Cistercian monk and founder of the Ariosophy.
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Leibenfelds asserts that the Atlantean continent was divided into pure species and bestial, corresponding to the first and the first anthropoid apes anthropomorphic second: A copy of this book was sent to Swedish poet August Strindbergfrom whom Lanz received an enthusiastic reply in which he was described as a ” prophetic voice”. His esoteric racial ideology borrowed heavily from The Secret Doctrine of Helena Blavatsky, which he incorporated into his dualistic biblical hermeneutic.
Most notably copies of ‘Ostara’ were removed from circulation. When one looks it up in Nicholas Goodrick-Clarkes “The Occult Roots of Nazism”, a seminal work on the subject, we find the work discussed in detail on p. Lanz identified this Aryan man as the good principle, and the darker races as the evil principle.
The German eugenicist Alfred Ploetz introduced the term Rassenhygiene in his ‘Grundlinien einer Rassenhygiene’, in Open Preview See a Problem? The latter have the “Gotter-Elecktron” or Divine Electron and are pure Aryans; the only reason that “lower” or “dark” races came into being is through acts of bestiality with the non-human creatures created in Genesis 2.
Its declared aim was to harmonize science, art and religion on a basis of racial consciousness. Cold Cell marked it as to-read Mar 12, Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. He was able to popularize Ariosophy as a form of liehenfels divination by partnering with publisher Herbert Reichstein Neither organization managed to attract a large member base; though, it is estimated that the order had around members, most prominent of which was the poet Fritz von Herzmanovsky-Orlando.
Liebenfels published a periodical, ‘Ostara’, in which he propounded his pan-Germanic and Volkisch views, which were, if anything, more racially extreme than List’s. Drawing from his previous experience as vn monk, he incorporated elements of the Cistercian liturgy, dress and government. Eventually, he developed a fully-functioning order of service, complete with hymns and prayers for his religion.
This is one of the most curious books in history.
This publication took a huge spread in the German countries, reaching runs overcopies. As a student of Guido von List, Lanz further expanded his theories; other influences included Otto Weininger, of whom Lanz was a fervent follower. Raymont Calloway added it Jun voh, Adolf Josef Lanz a. After the war, Lanz accused Hitler of having not only stolen but corrupted his idea, and also of being of “inferior racial stock”.
In Lanzs narrative Christ was held down and brutally raped by hordes of these creatures in revenge from spreading the gospel of the Aryans divine origins.
The process alnz racial mixing made these qualities limited to a few descendants of Aryans. Newer Post Older Post Home. On the one hand, we find the Children of the Gods and on the other hand the Children of Men.
Want to Read saving…. Lanz claimed that the organization was already founded prior toand that he met with August Strindberg see left in and liebenfells to convince him to join the order. Modern Language Association http: Clefable marked it as to-read Oct 15, Loebenfels left the monastery in ; although Lanz claimed that this was due to “growing nervousness”, the official documents recorded “carnal love” as the reason.
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After Hitler’s rise to prominence in the s, Lanz tried to be recognized as one of his ideological precursors. His voj were middle classand his father’s ancestors had been burghers in Vienna since the early 18th century. It appeared in two series, from to liebejfels, eighty-nine numbers and published from towith twelve more numbers. The Fall was the mixing of these two distinct species, which was the origin of the various human races.
He postulates that these creatures are the second Adamites, who God created from dust in Genesis 2, and are distinct from the true humans who God created in his own image in Genesis 1.
Miscegenation – from the Latin ‘miscere’ ‘to mix’ and ‘genus’ “kind” is the mixing of different racial groups through marriage, cohabitation, sexual relations, or procreation. In the preface of issue one in the 3. Mike rated it liked it May 07, Phillip Cruz rated it did not like it Aug 12, So Liebenfels explained the “fall of the Aryan Race” as an act of miscegenation.
After Austria was annexed by Nazi Germany inLanz hoped for Hitler’s patronage, but Hitler banned him from publishing his writings and copies of Ostara were removed from circulation. The principle, however, was the same. I would say this process is sort of a spiritual evolutionary process, however, since religion and race biology are tied so closely I cannot say it is not biological in nature as well.
He left the monastery in ; with Lanz claimed that this was due to “growing nervousness”. Leibenfelds explores various Scientific and Religious theories to prove his ideas of the Aryan master race and the lower human races. No trivia or quizzes yet. The author undertook a comparative survey of ancient Near Eastern cultures, in which he detected evidence from iconography see leftand literature, which seemed to point to the continued survival, into early historical times, of hominid ‘ape-men’ similar to the dwarfish Neanderthal men known from fossil remains in Europe, or the Pithecanthropus now called Homo erectus from Java.
The order was by no means a charade, as it was able to attract to its membership no less a person than the dramatist August Strindberg. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. It was not a new idea. The term ‘Ariosophy’, meaning wisdom concerning the Aryans, was first coined by Lanz von Liebenfels in and became the label for his doctrine in the s.
When one considers that Neanderthal man, the brutish, cannibalistic foe and competitor of European man, flourished as late as 30, years ago, this little work may not be as crazy as it seems to be.