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Gnosis 21: Holy War. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions

Gnosis 21: Holy War. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO21, GNO21

Price: $9.00

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"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than one's fear. The timid presume it is lack of fear that allows the brave to act when the timid do not. But to take action when one is not afraid is easy. To refrain when afraid is also easy. To take action regardless of fear is brave."
— Ambrose Hollingworth Redmoon, from No Peaceful Warriors!

Contents -- Fall 1991

1
Editorial


2
News


4
Forum


10
Skeptic's Corner

Critical Response
A column by Ted Schultz

12
Alternative Realities

Armageddon
A column by Stephan A. Hoeller

14
Introduction: The Shotgun Wedding

by Jay Kinney
Why the marriage of religion and politics ought to end in divorce.

18
Jihad: Islam's Struggle for Truth

by Vincent J. Cornell
To Muslims, jihad means much more than "holy war."

26
Soldiers of Christ

by Charles A. Coulombe
How the Roman Catholic ideal expressed itself in chivalry and the Crusades.

32
War on High: An Interview with Elizabeth Clare Prophet

by Jay Kinney and Richard Smoley
This controversial figure speaks out on fallen angels, the power elite, nuclear war, and her own career.

38
Reconciling Hawk and Dove

by Judy Harrow
Can the lion and the lamb learn how to lie down together?

40
No Peaceful Warriors!

by Ambrose Hollingworth Redmoon
Is "peaceful warrior" a contradiction in terms?

46
Warfare Without and Within

by John Garvey
In Eastern Orthodoxy, the real enemy is one you can't see.

50
Hildegard of Bingen, Warrior of Light

by Elaine Bellezza
This remarkable woman kept alive an image of the Divine Feminine in the Middle Ages.

64
Book Reviews

  • Crafting the Art of Magic (Book I) by Aidan A. Kelly
  • Circular Evidence: A Detailed Investigation of the Flattened Swirled Crops Phenomenon by Pat Delgado and Colin Andrews
  • Crop Circles: The Latest Evidence by Pat Delgado and Colin Andrews
  • The Crop Circle Enigma edited by Ralph Noyes
  • Real Presences by George Steiner
  • The Nine Doors of Midgard: A Complete Curriculum of Rune Magic by Edred Thorsson
  • Words Made Flesh: Artificial Intelligence, Humanity, and the Cosmos by Ramsey Dukes
  • Earth God Rising: The Return of the Male Mysteries by Alan Richardson
  • The One-Year Manual by Israel Regardie
  • Teutonic Magic: The Magical and Spiritual Practices of the Germanic Peoples by Kveldulf Gundarsson
  • Cherotic Magic by Frank Moore
  • The Vision of the Eagle: The Heart of Celtic Christianity: Homily on the Prologue to the Gospel of St. John by John Scotus Eriugena, translated with an introduction and reflections by Christopher Bamford
  • In Pursuit of Satan: The Police and the Occult by Robert D. Hicks
  • Castration and Male Rage: The Phallic Wound by Eugene Monick
  • The Magical World of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkein, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield by Gareth Knight
  • Divine Madness: Archetypes of Romantic Love by John R. Haule
  • Holy Wars: The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism by Dilip Hiro


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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.

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Gaiman, Neil
W.W. Norton & Co. Inc.

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Charing, Howard G
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company

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Clemens, Raymond
Yale University Press

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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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