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Gnosis 01: Gnosticism, Ancient and Modern. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT (New)
Book ID: GNO01R, GNO01R
"'Gnosis' is the Greek word
for knowledge, particularly
divine knowledge: the knowledge
of God. The idea that individuals
can unite with the divine -
and thus 'know' God - is one of
the perennial keynotes of mysticism."
- Jay Kinney, from the introduction
Contents -- Fall-Winter 1985-'86
Is silence golden?
Introduction: Gnosticism: Ancient and Modern
by Jay Kinney
The Mysterious Revelations of Philip K. Dick
by Jay Kinney
What happens when a science fiction writer has his wisdom teeth pulled and sees God.
Excerpts from the "The Exegesis"
by Philip K. Dick
Newly unearthed writings from Dick's private metaphysical journals.
The Passion of Sophia
by David Fideler
An indepth recounting of the ancient gnostic creation myth according to Valentinus.
Valentinus: A Gnostic for All Seasons
by Stephan Hoeller
What insights can the teachings of Valentinus and other gnostics provide us with today?
An Interview with Gilles Quispel
by Christopher Farmer
The noted Dutch religious scholar discusses the place of gnosis in his life and that of C.G. Jung.
"Franz Kafka" By Jorge Luis Borges
by Alvin Greenberg
A short story.
Finding the Language of Love: A Review of the New Translations of Rumi
by Ya'qub Ibn Yusuf
For the first time in English, the Sufi mystic and poet is being presented in multi-faceted splendor.
Remembering Suleyman Dede
by Kabir Helminski
- Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism by Kurt Rudolph
- The Other Bible: A Collection of Ancient Esoteric Texts Excluded From the Official Canon of the Old and New Testaments edited by Willis Barnstone
- The New Gnosis by Robert Avens
- The Rebel Angels by Robertson Davies
- Ancient Lights by David Grubb
- True Hallucinations by Terence McKenna
- Nature Word (Verbe Nature) by R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz Translated and introduced by Deborah Lawlor
- Masonic Facts and Fictions by Henry Sadler
- Jung and Tarot: An Archetypal Journey by Sallie Nichols
- At The Table of the Grail edited by John Matthews
The Complete Mystical Records of Dr. John Dee: Transcribed from the 16th-Century Manuscripts Documen
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
A lavishly packaged, two-volume box set containing the most faithful and accurate versions of John Dee's journals ever published. This is a must-have treasure for Dee aficionados and esoteric scholars who absolutely need the most meticulously detailed version of these highly influential works. A labor of love twenty years in the making, these volumes include transcripts of four manuscripts from the British Library and one from the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Two of these manuscripts have never b...More
Gnosis 19: The Trickster. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions
"As long as we lie to ourselves, the Trickster will be with us.
He'll show up just when we least want him, to embarrass us on a
first date, to prove us fools in front of the learned company
we're trying to impress, to make us miss a power breakfast with
that all-important business contact."
- Richard Smoley, from the introduction
Contents -- Spring 1991
Grimoire of the Baron Citadel: The Book of the Four Ways.
Three Hands Press
As the governor of the Dead and the burial ground, the Baron Samedi is one of the most distinctive and potent loa of Haitian Vodou. An imposing figure in black raiment, he is most often pictured as a corpse. His other magical domains, less discussed in esoteric literature, include disruption, obscenity and -- importantly for the practicing sorcerer -- not only the arts of Magic but the very fabric of which it is made.
Emergent from the spiritual crossroads of traditional Vodou and English w...
Deconstructing Gurdjieff: Biography of a Spiritual Magician
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
In November 1949, architect Frank Lloyd Wright announced the death of "the greatest man in the world," yet few knew who he was talking about. Enigmatic, misunderstood, declared a charlatan, and recently dubbed "the Rasputin who inspired Mary Poppins," Gurdjieff's life has become a legend. But who really was George Ivanovich Gurdjieff?
Employing the latest research and discoveries, including previously unpublished reminiscences of the real man, Tobias Churton investigates the truth beneath th...