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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Lanz also incorporated some of the ideas of Guido von List into his Aryan historical timeline, interpreting names and coats of arms as symbols of Aryan family karma. Members needed to be able to demonstrate their Aryan credentials in order to join the order. Lanz had been a patron of Guido von List, having met him in Print this article Print all entries for this topic Cite this article.

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. Lanz went on to publish three anti-clerical books to demonstrate his point soon after leaving.

Usage Attribution-No Derivative Works 3. Drawing from his previous experience as a monk, he incorporated elements of the Cistercian liturgy, dress and government. Want to Read saving…. Clefable marked it as to-read Oct 15, Although the book was not widely read, it graced the shelves of both the influential liebefnels the unknown including a young Adolf Hitlerand it was from the ranks of those who had studied the works of Liebenfels that the founding members of the Thule Gesellschaft were drawn.

Lanz was able to found further ONT houses as he liebenfeels wealthy followers. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. The German eugenicist Alfred Ploetz introduced ljebenfels term Rassenhygiene in his ‘Grundlinien einer Rassenhygiene’, in Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.


The Nazis and the Occult. It seems that he developed an interest in the Templar Knights at an early age and dedicated himself to studying their legend. Nag Svetal rated it really liked it Jun 09, This broader use of the word is retrospective and was not generally current among the esotericists themselves. He theorized that they had committed bestiality with pygmies, a lower species which had evolved from a distinct branch of animal.

Furthermore, he claimed that this led to blonde women being attracted primarily to “dark men”, something that only could be stopped by “racial demixing” so that the ” Aryan – Christian master humans” could “once again rule the dark-skinned beastmen” and ultimately achieve divinity. He circulated an incorrect birthdate to mislead other astrologers.

He left the monastery in ; although Lanz claimed that this was due to “growing nervousness”, the official documents recorded “carnal love” as the reason. Lanz died April 22, Dudeman’s obnoxious dribble notwithstanding, here’s my review: Yes, Liebenfels’ Theozoology contains ariosophic, racialist “knowledge” of the worst kind, but at the same moment his theories are so kinky and weird that you might actually enjoy it as a curiosity, and a big curiosity it is indeed!

Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels

At first I thought Liebenfels was just making up verses until I checked the Septuagint: Its declared aim was to harmonize science, art and religion on a basis of racial consciousness. After Austria was annexed by Nazi Germany inLanz hoped for Hitler’s patronage, but Hitler ,anz him from publishing his writings and copies of Ostara were removed from circulation. Austrian publicist and journalist. Liebenffls marked it as to-read Feb 14, The romantic medieval atmosphere of the abbey inspired Lanz, and he went on to take the solemn vows on September 12, and became a seminary teacher the very next year.

This publication took a huge spread in the German countries, reaching runs overcopies. Compare with Matthew He saw evidence of this through the ancient texts as well as the discoveries of modern science. bon

Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels

His assimilation of racist scientific ideas and gnosticism created a cosmic paradigm voh which the blond and dark races represented the forces of order and chaos in the cosmos. Lists with This Liebehfels. This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Lisbenfels Calloway added it Jun 02, View all 3 comments.


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.

Cold Cell marked it as to-read Mar 12, Thanks for telling us about the problem. As a student of Guido von ListLanz further expanded his theories; other influences included Otto Weiningerof whom Lanz was a fervent follower. The process of racial mixing made these qualities limited to a few descendants of Aryans.

Inhe claimed to have been “enlightened” after finding the tombstone of a Knight Templar, and began developing liehenfels theories of “blond aryanism” and the “lower races”. Ovn of the most interesting literary works, published by von Liebenfels was ‘The Book of German Psalms: To further this agenda, he purchased the Werfenstein castle ruins in Austria.

There are a few other examples but I find that he is just as solid as a rock i didn’t say stone! Crystaryum Nos Astrea Elysiym added it Dec 20, Soon afterward he founded his Order of New Templars, which claimed divine support for Hilter’s race theories and the supremacy of a master race. OccidentalDecadent marked it as to-read Liebefnels 06, Sdawgg rated it it was amazing Dec 05, I have a shoddy bible called the Revised Standard Version with Apocrypha.

For Lanz, all liebenvels and evil in the world could be traced back to this interbreeding. The dramatic high point of the book comes with Lanzs radical re-interpretation of the Crucifixion. D marked it as to-read May 06,