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Gnosis 18: Middle Ages. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT

Gnosis 18: Middle Ages. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO18R, GNO18R

Price: $20.00

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"When we look at the Tarot for what it apparently is, we look into a mental map of the time when the Italian and French Middle Ages were poised on the cusp of the Renaissance - a time that is actually stranger and intellectually more foreign to us than we tend to think."
- Chas S. Clifton, from The Unexamined Tarot

Contents -- Winter 1991

1
Editorial


2
News


3
Study Groups


4
Forum


10
Alternative Realities

A Sage for All Seasons
A column by Stephan A. Hoeller

12
Skeptic's Corner

Inner and Outer Realms
A column by Ted Schultz

14
Century of Marvels, Century of Light: The Esoteric Treasures of the Twelfth Century

by Timothy O'Neill
From Grail lore to Gothic cathedrals, from Muslims to monks, it was a century of rich spiritual development.

19
The Birth Within: Meister Eckhart and the Knowing of God

by Theodore J. Nottingham
An introduction to the unsurpassed German mystic.

24
The Code of Love: Troubadours, Cathars, and Ezra Pound

by John Kimsey
Did the poets of courtly love and the gnostic heretics of medieval Provence share the same esoteric perspective?

32
Unlocking Alchemy's Secrets: A Conversation with Adam MacLean

by Jay Kinney
The editor of the Hermetic Journal discusses his insights into alchemical symbolism.

38
Fire, Breath, & Silence: The Kabbalistic Meditations of Abraham Abulafia

by Avram Davis
The mystical techniques of the thirteenth century Jewish visionary.

44
The Unexamined Tarot

by Chas S. Clifton
What are the real origins of this most popular of oracles?

52
Doctor Illuminatus: The Achievements of Raymond Lully

by Charles Coulombe
A look at the life and work of one of the greatest minds of the Middle Ages.

57
Book Reviews

  • The Secret Zodiac: The Hidden Art in Medieval Astrology by Fred Gettings
  • Rose Windows by Painton Cowen
  • The Tres Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry introduction and legends by Jean Longnon and Raymond Lazelles, translation by Victoria Benedict
  • The Truing of Christianity: Visions of Life and Thought for the Future by John C. Meagher
  • Golem: Jewish Magical and Mystical Traditions on the Artificial Anthropoid by Moshe Idel
  • An Arthurian Dictionary by Ruth Minary and Charles Moorman, preface by Geoffrey Ashe
  • Boadicea: Warrior Queen of the Celts by John Matthews, illustrated by James Field
  • King Arthur: The Dream of a Golden Age by Geoffrey Ashe
  • An Arthurian Reader: Selections from Arthurian Legend, Scholarship, and Story selected and edited by John Matthews
  • Gawain: Knight of the Goddess: Restoring an Archetype by John Matthews, foreword by Mildred Leake Day
  • The New Tarot: Modern Variations of Ancient Images by Rachel Pollack
  • The Encyclopedia of Tarot, Volume III by Stuart R. Kaplan
  • The Tarot: Art, Mysticism, Divination by Sylvie Simon, translated by William S. Konecky
  • The Modern Mystic: A New Collection of the Early Writings of Alan Watts edited by John Snelling and Mark Watts
  • The Gnostic Pynchon by Dwight Eddins
  • Synchronicity: The Intuitive Decision Making Tool by Visionary Software
  • The Poetics of Ascent: Theories of Language in a Rabbinic Ascent Text by Naomi Janowitz
  • The Mysteries of Yesod: The Foundation of Spiritual Life by Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov
  • Looking into the Invisible: Intuition, Clairvoyance, and Dreams by Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov
  • Prophecy: The History of the Future by Mobius Rex
  • Sorceress directed by Suzanne Schiffman, screenplay by Pamela Berger and Suzanne Schiffman
  • Sacred Mirrors: The Visionary Art of Alex Grey by Alex Grey with essays by Ken Wilber and Carlo McCormick
  • Prophecy and People in Renaissance Italy by Ottavia Niccoli, translated by Lydia G. Cochrane
  • Avalanche: Heretical Reflections on the Dark and the Light by W. Brugh Joy

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