ⓘ Xavier Accart

                                     

ⓘ Xavier Accart

Xavier Accart is an historian of ideas, specializing in Rene Guenon. His field of research lies at the crossroads of the history of spirituality, anthropology of religion and literary creation.

                                     

1. Biography

Having graduated from the Institut detudes politiques dAix-en-Provence, he earned a doctorate from the section of religious sciences at the Ecole pratique des hautes etudes. His dissertation was published under the title Guenon ou le renversement des clartes: influence dun metaphysicien sur la vie litteraire et intellectuelle française, 1920-1970. By the same publisher he directed, with the collaboration of Daniel Lançon and Thierry Zarcone, LErmite de Duqqi: Rene Guenon en marge des milieux francophones egyptiens.

He is the grandson of Jean Accart

                                     

2. Publications

  • Contribution à Jean-Pierre Brach et Jerome Rousse-Lacordaire dir., Etudes dhistoire de lesoterisme, Paris, Editions du Cerf, 2007. ISBN 978-2-204-08210-5
  • Vivre et comprendre la liturgie, Presses de la Renaissance, 2009.
  • Guenon ou le renversement des clartes. Influence dun metaphysicien sur la vie litteraire et intellectuelle française 1920-1970, preface dAntoine Compagnon, Edidit, 2006.
  • With Daniel Lançon and Thierry Zarcone, LErmite de Duqqi. Rene Guenon en marge des milieux francophones egyptiens, Milan, Editions Arche, 2001. ISBN 88-7252-227-7.