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Starfire: A Journal of the New Aeon. Volume II, Number 3

Starfire: A Journal of the New Aeon. Volume II, Number 3 (New)

by Starfire

Publisher: Starfire

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9781906073022, 1906073023

Price: $38.95

Description

This new edition is limited to 750 copies. In a large format (290 x 210 mm), this issue is 192 pages long, printed on 115gsm matt coated paper, with sewn binding. The cover is substantial card, full-colour front and back.

The first issue of Starfire appeared in 1986, and it has been an occasional Journal of the New Aeon ever since. Dedicated to Thelema, it brims over with articles and artwork of relevance to the Thelemic current. All previous issues are now out of print and difficult to obtain. This is the first new issue of Starfire for many years now, and as ever we have a scintillating collection of articles, short stories and artwork that is sure to delight and inform. Printed on substantial paper, the contents include:

  • The Magic of Folly by Richard Ward – some considerations of ‘The Fool’ card in the Tarot;
  • Sinister Shades in Yellow by Alistair Coombs – an essay on the work of novelist Sax Rohmer;
  • The Stone of Stars by Oliver St. John – a fascinating short story woven around a talismanic stone and the forces it calls down;
  • Tzaddi is not the Star by Elmet Caradoc – some considerations on the Thoth deck;
  • The Aphotic Oracle by Daniel Lett – on the rôle of the imagination in magic;
  • Nightmare Sorcery by Richard Gavin – utilising the powers of dream;
  • Maranatha: a Blessing or a Curse by Stephen Dziklewicz – an insightful analysis of this word;
  • The Altar by Peter Smith – another fascinating short story, this time focusing on the history of a lost grimoire;
  • A Very Personal Tantrum by Joe Claxton – an account of consequences from some specific ritual work

The issue also includes as a supplement several presentations from the April 2004 Thelema Beyond Crowley Conference held in London to mark the Centenary of the transmission of The Book of the Law. The supplement includes the following:

  • Looking Forward! by Kenneth Grant
  • The Letter Killeth by Michael Staley
  • A Hundred Years Hence by Martin Starr
  • Calling Mr. Crowley by Andrew Collins
  • The Evolution of Maat Magick by Margaret Ingalls

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