Rebel in the Soul: An Ancient Egyptian Dialogue Between a Man and His Destiny

Rebel in the Soul: An Ancient Egyptian Dialogue Between a Man and His Destiny

Paperback Language: Egyptian / English

By (author) Bika Reed

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  • Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
  • Format: Paperback | 144 pages
  • Language: Egyptian / English
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 279mm x 8mm | 431g
  • Publication date: 21 January 2000
  • Publication City/Country: Rochester, VT
  • ISBN 10: 0892816155
  • ISBN 13: 9780892816156
  • Edition: 1, Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: b&w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 563,794

Product description

This controversial text, that was meant for initiates at the threshold of the Ancient Egyptian Inner Temple, speaks to us with intriguing relevance to the problems of today. Taking the form of a dialogue between a man and his soul, this sacred text explores the inner discourse between doubt and mystical knowledge and deals with the rebellion and despair of the intellect at a crucial stage of spiritual development. Accompanied by stunning illustrations carefully selected to enhance the text and the author's commentaries, which combine poetic insight with rigorous scholarship, "Rebel in the Soul" provides a unique access to the secrets of Egyptian symbolism. This is a new edition of "Rebel in the Soul," the first complete and consistent translation of the Berlin Papyrus 3024, which is thought to be nearly 4,000 years old.

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Author information

Bika Reed--Egyptologist, composer, filmmaker, mystic, and scholar--spent twelve years bringing this text to the English language. Born in Yugoslavia and holding a degree in philosophy from the University of Belgrade, she currently resides in London, England.

Review quote

"Opens the door upon the inner stages of development along the way toward illumination and liberation. . . As one of the few to take this great ancient tradition seriously, Reed's work deserves praise."