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Gnosis 11: Ritual. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT

Gnosis 11: Ritual. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO11R, GNO11R

Price: $20.00


"Ritual, provided it uses authentic symbols, is no more or less than what H.P. Blavatsky called 'concretized truth'."
- Stephan A. Hoeller, from The Gnosis of the Eucharist

Contents -- Spring 1989



Study Groups


Introduction: Bill of Rites

by Jay Kinney

Why Ritual Works

by Richard Smoley
According to Hawaiian shamanism, it's all thanks to your subconscious.

Confessions of a Closet Ritualist

by Ya'qub ibn Yusuf
Can ritual be meaningful to someone living in a secular society?

Wilderness Rites of Passage

by John Davis
How the traditional vision quest can be recreated for our time.

With the Whirling Dervishes in Konya

by Jannika Hurwitt
The Sufi practice of whirling can be traced back to the 11th century, but it's still very much alive today.

The Diamond Way

by Hannah M.G. Shapero
This esoteric ritual is as close as your nearest sandlot.

The Gnosis of the Eucharist

by Stephan A. Hoeller
The Mass as a steppingstone to direct communion with the divine.

Rituals: Making Incense

by Christopher Landon
How incense can be made and used to enhance ritual practice.

The GNOSIS Interview: Colin Wilson

by Christopher Farmer
An ebullient conversation with the author of The Outsider and The Occult.

Book Reviews

  • Temple Magic by William Gray
  • Hermes Unveiled by Roy Norvill
  • The Language of the Gods by Roy Norvill
  • The Jesus of Heresy and History by John Dart
  • The Nag Hammadi Library James M. Robinson, general editor
  • In the Garden of Myrtles: Studies in Early Islamic Mysticism by Tor Andrae, translated by Birgitta Sharpe
  • Irshad: Wisdom of a Sufi Master by Sheikh Muzaffer Ozak al-Jerrahi, translated and with an introduction by Muhtar Holland
  • Vicars of Christ: The Dark Side of the Papacy by Peter De Rosa
  • The Dream of the Earth by Thomas Berry
  • The Dream of Poliphilo: The Soul in Love by Linda Fierz-David
  • Not Necessarily the New Age edited by Robert Basil
  • The Dimensions of Paradise: The Proportions and Symbolic Numbers of Ancient Cosmology by John Michell
  • The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting 1890-1985 edited by Maurice Tuchman
  • An Art of Our Own: The Spiritual in Twentieth-Century Art by Roger Lipsay
  • The Course of the Seeker: A Transformational Approach to Sufism in the Western World by Omar Ali-Shah
  • An Open Life: Joseph Campbell in Interview with Michael Toms edited by John M. Maher and Dennie Briggs
  • The Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace by Alice O. Howell
  • The Golden Game: Alchemical Engravings of the Seventeenth Century by Stanislas Klossowski de Rola

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