The Mysterium Magnum
by Jacob Boehme
Table of Contents
Glossary of Boehme's Terminology
What the Manifested God is: and of the Trinity.
Of the Word, or Heart of God.
How out of the Eternal Good an Evil is come to be; which in the Good had no Beginning
to the Evil: And of the Original of the Dark World, or Hell, wherein the Devils
Of the Two Principles, viz. God's Love, and Anger; of Darkness, and Light; very
necessary for the Reader to consider of.
Of the Five Senses.
Of the Essence of Corporality. The Seventh form of Nature. Luna (Moon) and Saturnus.
Beginning --- End.
Of the Holy Trinity, and Divine Essence.
Of the Creation of Angels, and their Dominion.
Of the Fall of Lucifer, with his Legions.
Of the Creation of Heaven and the Outward World.
Of the Mystery of the Creation.
Of the Six Days' Works of the Creation.
Of The Creation of the Fourth Day.
Of the Creation of the Fifth Day.
Of the Sixth Day's Work of the Creation.
Of the Difference of the Heavenly and Earthly Man.
Of the Paradisical State showing how it should have been if Adam had not fallen.
Of the building (framing) of the Woman; showing how Man was ordained to the outward
Of the Lamentable and Miserable Fall and Corruption of Man.
Of the Impression and Original of the Bestial Man; and of the Beginning and Ground
of his Sickness and Mortality.
Of the Original of Actual Sin, and the Awakening of God's Anger in the Human Property.
How God re-called Adam and his Eve when they were entered into Sin and Vanity, and
awakened in the Serpent's Ens; and laid upon them the Order of this toilsome laborious
world, and ordained the Serpent-Bruiser for a Help (or Saviour) to them.
Of the Cause and Rise of the Curse of the Earth, and of the Body of Sickness.
How God drove Adam out of Paradise, and laid the Cherub before the Garden.
Of the Propagation of Man in this World, and of Cain, the First-born, The Murderer
of his Brother.
Of Cain's and Abel's offering and of the False and Antichristian Church, and also
of the True Holy Church.
Of Cain's Killing of his Brother, viz. of the Proud, Haughty, Antichristian, hypocritical
Church upon the Earth; and also of the True Christendom hidden under this Antichristian
Shows how the Adamical Tree has put forth and opened itself out of its Stock, and
introduced itself into Boughs, Branches, Twigs, and Fruit; out of which Pullulation
or Manifestation the Invention of all Arts and Governments is Arisen.
Of the Line of the Covenant.
Of Enoch's Wonderful Line.
Of the Covenant between God and Noah.
Of the beginning of the Second monarchy, and of the Covenant of God with Noah, and
How Noah cursed his Son Ham, and of the Mystical Prophecy Concerning his Three Sons
and their Posterity.
To the reader by John Sparrow,
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