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Gnosis 03: Kabbalah. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions

Gnosis 03: Kabbalah. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO03, GNO03

Price: $9.00


"According to tradition, the Kabbalah is the secret wisdom of God, first given to Adam and Moses and passed on orally from teacher to student down through the ages to the present."
- Jay Kinney, from A Capsule History of the Kabbalah

Contents -- Fall-Winter 1986-'87


Letters to the Editor

News & Notes

Who Reads GNOSIS?

Introduction: Why Bother with the Kabbalah?

by Jay Kinney

A Capsule History of the Kabbalah

by Jay Kinney
What is Kabbalah and where does it come from?

From the Zohar: "All of Israel Saw the Letters"

by Daniel Matt

Some Kabbalistic ABC's

by Jay Kinney

Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism: An Overview

by Pinchas Giller
A discussion of the relationship between the Kabbalah and Jewish philosophy.

A Thirst for the Living God

by Rav Abraham Kook
Translated by Burt Jacobson; Designed by Michael Green

The Kabbalah: Doorway to the Mind

by Edward Hoffman
The psychotherapist as spiritual counselor.

The City of the Just

by Edward Hoffman
A meditative exercise.

The GNOSIS Interview: Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

by Ya'qub ibn Yusuf
Of what value is Tradition? How is a tradition like software? How good is "pop" Kabbalah?

The Celestial Man of Light

by David Fideler

The Portrait of the King

by Reb Nahman
A new translation of a teaching tale with commentary by Ya'qub ibn Yusuf.

Evocation: An Example of Kabbalistic Magic

by Stephan Hoeller
Contacting spirits and extracting the powers of the soul.

A Higher Geometry

by Jay Kinney
The unique Kabbalistic research of the Meru Foundation.

A Reader's Guide to the Kabbalah

by David Meltzer
Recommended reading for the Kabbalistic student.

Book Reviews

  • School of Kabbalah by Z'ev ben Shimon Halevi
  • The Western Way: A Practical Guide to the Western Mystery Tradition. Vol.1: The Native Tradition. Vol. 2: The Hermetic Tradition by Caitlin and John Matthews
  • Porpyhry's Letter to His Wife Marcella, Concerning the Life of Philosophy and the Ascent to the Godstranslated by Alice Zimmern, introduction by David Fideler
  • Arcana Mundi: Magic and the Occult in the Greek and Roman Worlds by Georg Luck
  • The Greek Magical Papyri in translation. Vol. 1: Texts edited by Hans Dieter Betz
  • Jambalaya: The Natural Woman's Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals by Luisah Teish
  • The Mother's Songs: Images of God the Mother by Meinrad Craighead
  • The Unholy Bible by June Singer
  • Christianity/Islam: Essays on Esoteric Ecumenicism by Frithjof Schuon
  • Genisis: The First Book of Revelations by David Wood
  • All Things Are Lights by Robert Shea
  • Ordinary People as Monks and Mystics: Lifestyles for Self-Discovery by Marsha Sinetar

Requiescat: Mircea Eliade and Francis Rath

The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context) 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...

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Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality
Allen, Lasara Firefox
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.

"Jailbreaking the Goddess is an important contribution to the writings on Goddess tradition and feminist spirituality. . . . I love her political savvy, her sensitivity around issues of diversity and cultural awareness and appropriation, and her unabashed celebration of pleasure, sensuality, and life!" -- Starhawk

Jailbreaking the Goddess is a revolutionary revisioning of the feminine divine. Where the maiden, mother, crone archetypal system is tied to female biology and physic...

Price: $22.99

The House of Owls The House of Owls
Angell, Tony
Yale University Press

For a quarter century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western screech owls that occupied a nesting box outside their forest home. The journals the author recorded his observations in, and the captivating drawings he created, form the heart of this compelling book a personal account of an artist-naturalist s life with owls. Angell s extensive illustrations show owls engaged in what owls do hunting, courting, raising families, and exercisi...

Price: $18.00

Gateways Through Light and Shadow Gateways Through Light and Shadow
Chassan, Frater Ashen
Azoth Press

One of only 1000 Signed limited edition hardcover copies. Individually hand bound with silver foil stamping, 70lbs acid neutral paper. Printed in two colors with over 140 illustration!

Gateways Through Light and Shadow is the second book by Bryan Garner, known to his fellow ceremonial magicians as Frater Ashen Chassan, and in it we are again offered the illuminating opportunity to observe and learn from a practicing magus engaged in his Work. Once more he offers instruction in the pro...

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LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick
Forrest, Adam (ed)
Azoth Press

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...

Price: $59.00