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Gnosis 37: Tenth Anniversary Issue. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions

Gnosis 37: Tenth Anniversary Issue. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO37, GNO37

Price: $9.00


"My body belongs to the church into which I was born, but my soul can't be confined. My soul belongs to the primordial tradition."
- Huston Smith, from Tradition and Truth: A GNOSIS Interview with Huston Smith

Contents -- Fall 1995


by Richard Smoley

Up Front


News & Notes

Including the Return of the Sacred Prostitute.

Introduction: Days of Future Past

by Jay Kinney
Tenth Anniversary reflections.

State of the Hidden Arts

Esotericism - where's it headed and what is it anyway? A detailed report from our panel of experts.

The Hidden Wisdom of Psalmody

by Cynthia Bourgeault
Gregorian chant, Christian contemplation - they all come down to the Psalms.

Tradition and Truth: A GNOSIS Interview with Huston Smith

by Richard Smoley and Jay Kinney
The renowned scholar discusses religious traditions, the value of hierarchy, and psychedelics.

Israel Regardie, the Golden Dawn, and Psychotherapy

by Cris Monnastre and David Griffin
How the Golden Dawn's occult initiations resemble the therapeutic process.

Cleaving to God

by Shefa Gold
A contemporary woman rediscovers a Jewish contemplative tradition.


Art by Harry S. Robins

Islam, Tradition, and the West: A GNOSIS Interview with Seyyed Hossein Nasr

by Jay Kinney
The distinguished Islamic scholar critiques the delusions of modernity.

Calling Cthulhu

by Erik Davis
How H.P. Lovecraft, reclusive New England skeptic, gave birth to the hippest of today's postmodern pantheons.

The Stoic Way of Nature
by Michael McNierney
There's a lot more to Stoicism than just gritting your teeth.

Book Reviews

  • A Different Christianity: Early Christian Esotericism and Modern Thought by Robin Amis
  • Dreams of Isis: A Women's Spiritual Sojourn by Normandi Ellis
  • The Golden Dawn Journal: Books I and II edited by Chic and Sandra Tabatha Cicero
  • The Allure of Gnosticism: The GnosticExperience in Jungian Psychology and Contemporary Culture edited by Robert A. Segal
  • Access to Western Esotericism by Antoine Faivre
  • Chant by Katharine Le Mee
  • Women of the Golden Dawn: Rebels and Priestesses by Mary K. Greer
  • Sex, Ecology, Spirituality: The Spirit of Evolution by Ken Wilber
  • The Myth of American Individualism: The Protestant Origins of American Political Thought by Barry Alan Shain
  • Moon Sisters, Krishna Mothers, Rajneesh Lovers: Women's Roles in New Religions by Susan Jean Palmer
  • Spiritual Politics by Corinne McLaughlin and Gordon Davidson

Tarot of Marseilles - Conver 1760 Restored (Standard Deck) Tarot of Marseilles - Conver 1760 Restored (Standard Deck)
Jodorowsky & Camoin

Based on years of research with the goal of creating the definitive Tarot de Marseille, this deck is a labor of love that possesses fine details and the passionate workmanship of Phillipe Camoin -- last heir to the centuries-old legacy of Marseillan cardmakers -- and acclaimed artist and tarotist Alejandro Jodorowsky. Influenced most heavily by the deck of Nicolas Conver first printed in 1760, this premium deck is a treasure for readers and collectors.

Keeper of the Tarot of Marseilles Tradi...

Price: $39.95

The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii
Honorius of Thebes
Ibis Press / Nicolas-Hayes

As the title testifies, students were sworn to secrecy before being given access to this magic text, and only a few manuscripts have survived. Bits of its teachings, such as the use of the magic whistle for summoning spirits, are alluded to in other texts. Another key element of its ritual, the elaborate Seal of God, has been found in texts and amulets throughout Europe.

Interest in The Sworn Book of Honorius has grown in recent years, yet no modern translations have been attemptedunt...

Price: $35.00

The Secret Teachers of the Western World The Secret Teachers of the Western World
Lachman, Gary

This epic study unveils the esoteric masters who have covertly impacted the intellectual development of the West, from Pythagoras and Zoroaster to the little-known modern icons Jean Gebser and Schwaller de Lubicz. Running alongside the mainstream of Western intellectual history there is another current which, in a very real sense, should take pride of place, but which for the last few centuries has occupied a shadowy, inferior position, somewhere underground.

This "other" stream forms the ...

Price: $19.95

Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition. Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition.
Grant, Kenneth

London: Starfire Publishing, 2016. Limited Edition. A new, enhanced edition of BEYOND THE MAUVE ZONE, fully corrected by Michael Staley using Kenneth Grant’s personal copy with his annotations. The volume has also been re-set, and includes a new index that should prove most useful. A FINE CLOTH COPY in illustrated dust jacket. Custom end papers. Colored frontispiece, and twenty-four page plate section with the majority of the images being in color. 324 pages, indexed. Octavo. This is the eight...

Price: $59.95

Refractions. Austin Osman Spare: Fallen Visionary. Cuming Museum 2010 Refractions. Austin Osman Spare: Fallen Visionary. Cuming Museum 2010
Pochin, Stephen (ed)
Jerusalem Press

This book has been produced in response to all those who contacted us for transcripts of the talks, and for an illustrated lists of works of the 2010 Austin Spare exhibition at the Cuming museum, London. It also features a transcript of Spare’s interview on BBC radio in 1955.

Whereas Cockney Visionary centred on the works in the South London Gallery collection this volume allows us finally to picture all the loans in detail.

This includes installation photography, a fully illust...

Price: $59.95