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Abraxas, No. 1, Autumn Equinox 2009. An International Journal of Esoteric Studies.

Abraxas, No. 1, Autumn Equinox 2009. An International Journal of Esoteric Studies. (Used)

by Ansell, Robert (ed)

Publisher: Fulgur Limited

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9780955813047, 0955813042


Abraxas is a new independent journal of historical and contemporary occultism. Through its pages will be manifest the voices of working occult experience and the visions of esoteric artists, alongside keen insights of original scholarly research. Abraxas will offer the reader a rich resource of thought-provoking essays, vibrant art and poetic myth from some of the most inspirational thinkers, artists, writers, designers and practitioners working in the international occult community today. Here will be found perceptive articles, narratives of workings, mysterious photography, obscure magical text reprints, strange drawings and resonant lyric. Abraxas aims to be intellectually engaging, critically rigorous and visually inspiring. It will be a unique space where fresh insights emerge to feed the mind, imagination and soul.

Nearly all the material is published for the first time. Here may be found inspiring essays from luminaries within the esoteric community, many of them written especially for the journal. Artists too are well represented, both established masters and emerging talents: a feast for the eyes and soul. Our poets include Allyson Shaw, Zachary Cox and, from beyond the veil, Aleister Crowley, whose evocative verse ‘Babalon’ finally finds itself in print more than sixty years after it was written.

Produced in a large quarto format, with 128 pages printed on high quality paper and richly illustrated in colour and monochrome, we hope Abraxas will offer you a strange mirror through which may be glimpsed the zeitgeist of the global occult community today.

Literary contributions for this inaugural issue include:

The Green Intercessor
Tutelary Spirits and the Transmission of Plant-Magic
Daniel A. Schulke

Caveat Anonyter!
A Study of Flying Ointments and their Plants
Sarah Penicka-Smith

Sorceries of the Threshold
Transgression into the Between States

The Uncertainty of Illumination
Gnosis and Epistemology in Traditional Craft
Stuart Inman

Lucifer by Starlight
An Interview with Francesco Parisi

The Third Eye
The Fantastic World of Lobsang Rampa
Phil Hine

Transmutations of Good and Evil
Alchemy, Witchcraft and the Graal in the Work of Arthur Machen
Edward Gauntlett

Skip Witches, Hop Toads
Stephen Grasso

A Dream of Witchcraft Turned to Nightmare
The Five Witches of Albrecht Durer
John Callow

On Sappho
James Butler

NOTE: As this is an oversized publication, additional charges apply on international shipping. Please inquire first.

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