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Angels and Goddesses: Celtic Christianity & Paganism In Ancient Britain (New)
by Howard, Michael
Publisher: Capall Bann
Book ID: 9781898307037, 1898307032
This fascinating book traces the history and development of Celtic Paganism and Celtic Christianity in the British Isles, including Ireland, from the Iron Age up to the present day. It also studies the transition between the old pagan religions and Christianity and how the early Church both struggled with and later absorbed the earlier forms of spirituality it encountered. The arrival of the Roman Catholic Church in England in the 6th century, with St. Augustine, how this affected the Celtic Church, its suppression by the Roman Church and the resulting effect on Church history and theology during the later Middle Ages is discussed in depth. The influence of Celtic Christianity on the Arthurian legends and the Grail romances is explored as well as surviving traditions of Celtic bardism in the medieval period. The conclusion of the book covers the interest in Celtic Christianity today. How, despite attempts to eradicate it from the pages of clerical history, its ideas and ideals have managed to survive and are now influencing New Age concepts and are relevant to the critical debate about the future of the modern church. A fascinating and thought provoking book.
The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context)
Schulke, Daniel A. (ed)
Three Hands Press
Limited to 800 copies
The Arcanum of the 'fallen angel' Lucifer evokes such concepts as heresy, rebellion, pride, liberation from the bonds of demiurgic oppression, and impetus for human evolution. Meaning 'light bearer', Lucifer has, from his earliest origins, been hailed by religious and artistic countercultures as a patron saint of enlightenment -- the essential quality embodying overthrow of ignorance and the inspired process of revelation. Allied to ancient Gnostic cosmological concepti...
LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick
Forrest, Adam (ed)
Book is limited to 500 hand numbered hardcover copies printed in two colors and bound in faux leather silk-touch cloth, 252 pages, Foil stamp on both the front and back boards with a full color frontispiece by acclaimed artist Caniglia and sewn in satin bookmark.
About the book:
For Liber Spirituum: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick, Azoth Press has assembled a group of nine of the foremost writers in the field of ceremonial magick, representi...
The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies
Charing, Howard G
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
After surviving a serious elevator crash in London, Howard G. Charing found he had developed healing touch as well as the ability to hear voices and experience visions--just as a healer in Italy had predicted only a week before the accident. He began using his abilities to heal but felt he needed more guidance and training. He first connected with a national spiritual healing organization, only to be told he was doing everything wrong. Then, through a friend, he discovered shamanism.
The Voynich Manuscript
Yale University Press
Many call the fifteenth-century codex, commonly known as the Voynich Manuscript, the world s most mysterious book. Written in an unknown script by an unknown author, the manuscript has no clearer purpose now than when it was rediscovered in 1912 by rare books dealer Wilfrid Voynich. The manuscript appears and disappears throughout history, from the library of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II to a secret sale of books in 1903 by the Society of Jesus in Rome. The book s language has eluded deciphe...More