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Gnosis 07: Esoteric Spirituality. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT

Gnosis 07: Esoteric Spirituality. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO07R, GNO07R

Price: $20.00


"If esoteric teachings purport to be the inner essence of a tradition, then it follows that one ought to pay attention to the outer form of that tradition, for, after all, it is difficult to have an 'inner' without an 'outer'!"
- Jay Kinney, from the introduction

Contents -- Spring 1988




Gnosis Forum

Our readers and contributors discuss Politics and Esotericism.

Introduction: Esoteric Spirituality

by Jay Kinney

Inner Knowledge and Utter Confusion

by Jay Kinney

The Education of the Soul

by Kabir Helminski
The "Work" of the Sufis in the modern world.

The GNOSIS Interview: Murat Yagan

by Ya'qub ibn Yusuf
A teacher of the Kebzeh tradition of the Caucasus Mountains discusses the esoteric path.

Women Remembering

by Joan McIntyre
Rediscovering an ancient communion in circles of women.

Facing the Traditionalists

by Joscelyn Godwin
An evaluation of Rene Guenon and other proponents of the Perennial Philosophy.

Rene Guenon and the Signs of Our Times

by David Fideler
A critical appraisal of Guenon's book, The Reign of Quantity.

Ibn 'Arabi for Our Generation

by by Ya'qub ibn Yusuf
A new translation of Ibn 'Arabi's writings on Abraham, and a look at different versions of his 'Seals of Wisdom.'

A Hieroglyphic Thinker

by David Fideler
The life and work of R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz.

The Apocalyptic Steiner

by Anastasy Tousomou
The teachings of the founder of Anthroposophy about the Second Coming of Christ.

The Bible's Inner Meaning

by Clyde W. Burnham II
Alvin Boyd Kuhn's symbolic keys to Biblical interpretation.

Has the World's Most Mysterious Manuscript Been Read at Last?

by Terence McKenna
A new book claims to link the Voynich Manuscript with the heretical Cathars.

Book Reviews

  • Rene Guenon and the Future of the West by Robin Waterfield
  • Love is the Wine: Talks of a Sufi Master in America by Sheikh Muzaffer Ozak al-Jerrahi al-Halveti, edited and compiled by Sheikh Ragip Frager
  • Beginning's End by Sheikh Fadhlalla Haeri
  • The Rabbi's Tarot Daphna Moore
  • Meditations on the Tarot by Anonymous
  • Nag Hammadi, Gnosticism, and Early Christianity edited by Charles W. Hedrick and Robert Hodgson, Jr.
  • Secret Symbolism in Occult Art by Fred Gettings
  • Etheldreda by Moyra Caldecott
  • The Threshing Floor by Jennifer Russell
  • The Kingfisher's Wing by Mary Casey
  • Other Lives, Other Selves by Roger L. Woolger, Ph.D.
  • The Direct-Mind Experience by Richard Rose
  • Fireball and the Lotus: Emerging Spirituality from Ancient Roots edited by Ron Miller and Jim Kenny
  • Society of Mind by Marvin Minsky
  • My Journey with a Mystic by Fritz Peters, preface by Henry Miller
  • Ecstasy: Understanding the Psychology of Joy by Robert A. Johnson

East Anglian Witches and Wizards  ( Witchcraft of the British Isles ) East Anglian Witches and Wizards ( Witchcraft of the British Isles )
Howard, Michael
Three Hands Press

In his fourth book in the Witchcraft of the British Isles series, Michael Howard examines the Craft of East Anglia, one of the richest areas of historical witchcraft and folk magic in England. From the private witch of William the Conqueror to the cunning men and women of the marshes and fens, to the Toad-witches and the appalling deeds of the witch-finders, the book is a trove of historical information on the actual folk magical practices of East Anglia. Also examined are the spirits of localit...

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Tarot Sola Busca: Ferrara XV Century Tarot Sola Busca: Ferrara XV Century
Lo Scarabeo
Lo Scarabeo

One of the oldest tarot decks ever created, the Tarot Sola Busca is known for its alchemical symbolism and for having inspired many of the minor arcana of the Rider Waite Smith deck. The first entry in Lo Scarabeo's new Anima Antiqua series (Ancient Soul), this deck has been lovingly printed with great care from originals found in the greatest collections of rare tarot decks. This is a limited-edition, numbered deck printed on the highest quality stock.

The companion booklets f...

Price: $34.95

The Book of Magic: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment (Penguin Classics) The Book of Magic: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment (Penguin Classics)
Copenhaver, Brian

A rich, wondrous anthology of the Western magical tradition, from the Old Testament to Doctor Faustus and Paradise Lost, now in a Penguin Classics black spine edition

." . . as when iron is drawn to a magnet, camphor is sucked into hot air, crystal lights up in the Sun, sulfur and a volatile liquid are kindled by flame, an empty eggshell filled with dew is raised towards the Sun . . ."

The Bible is full of stories featuring forms of magic and possession--from Moses battling with Pharao...

Price: $17.00

The Voynich Manuscript The Voynich Manuscript
Clemens, Raymond
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...

Price: $50.00

Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich
Kurlander, Eric
Yale University Press

he definitive history of the supernatural in Nazi Germany, exploring the occult ideas, esoteric sciences, and pagan religions touted by the Third Reich in the service of power

The Nazi fascination with the occult is legendary, yet today it is often dismissed as Himmler's personal obsession or wildly overstated for its novelty. Preposterous though it was, however, supernatural thinking was inextricable from the Nazi project. The regime enlisted astrology and the paranormal, paganism, Indo-Ar...

Price: $35.00