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Gnosis 04: Heresies and Heretics. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)
Book ID: GNO04, GNO04
"The penetration into the darkness surrounding God - the gulf
between one's self and the All - involves the willingness to
relinquish the comforting certainties of one's religion and risk
heresy, if that is where the path leads."
- Jay Kinney, from Heresies 101
Contents -- Spring-Summer 1987
Letters to the Editor
Forum: "The Feminine in Western Spirituality"
Our readers and contributors open a new topic for discussion.
Introduction: Heresies and Heretics
by Jay Kinney
by Jay Kinney
Why a little heresy may be good for your soul.
A Personal Top Ten Heretics List
by David Fideler
A Necessary Heresy: Jung's Gnosticism and Contemporary Gnosis
by June Singer
Encountering gnosticism in history and in the present.
The GNOSIS Interview: J. Gordon Melton
by Jay Kinney
The noted scholar of contemporary religious sects and cults shares his thoughts on theology, heresy, and his own life.
The Spiritual Dance
by A Traveling Jewish Theatre
Ram Dass, Jack Kornfield, Deena Metzger, and Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, in dialogue about Jewish spiritual roots and tasks, and their individual paths.
The Legend of the Cathars
by Judith Mann
An introduction to the medieval heretics of southern France who incurred the wrath of the Inquisition.
The Anti-Caliph: A Study in Islamic Heresy
by Peter Lamborn Wilson
A proposal for reviving ancient mystical heresy derived from Ibn 'Arabi and the Ismaili Assassins.
The Solitary Quest
by Dixie Tracy-Kinney
A look at the fascinating history of hermits in the West.
- Two Non-Dualist Plays. Part 1: Simon Magus and the Gnostics by Milton Ward
- Female Fault and Fulfillment in Gnosticism by Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley
- Gurdjieff in the Light of Tradition by Whitall N. Perry
- The Noble Traveler: The Life and Writings of O.V.de L. Miloszedited and selected by Christopher Bamford
- Secret of Secrets: Unwritten Mysteries of Esoteric Qabbalah by Michael-Albion Macdonald
- Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft by Raymond Buckland
- The Occult Roots of Nazism by Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke
- Sufi Vision and Initiation: Meetings with Remarkable Beings by Samuel L. Lewis, edited by Neil Douglas-Klotz
- Hildegard of Bingen's Scivias translated by Bruce Hozeski, forewords by Matthew Fox and Adelgondis Fuhrkotter
- Illuminations of Hildegard of Bingen by Hildegard of Bingen, commentary by Matthew Fox
- Meister Eckhart: Thought and Language by Frank Tobin
- The Meaning of Love by Vladimir Solovyov, translated by Thomas R. Beyer
- Commentary on Plato's Symposium on Love by Marsilio Ficino, translated and introduced by Sears Jayne
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...
Gateways Through Light and Shadow
Chassan, Frater Ashen
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...
The House of Owls
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...More
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...
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...