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Gnosis 25: Groups and Communities. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions

Gnosis 25: Groups and Communities. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO25, GNO25

Price: $9.00


"Does the Church in our time foster the inner life? Rarely. Does the Church hold the keys to a new consciousness? Yes."
- Theodore J. Nottingham, from The Church and the Inner Life

Contents -- Fall 1992



Alternative Realities

In Defense of Humans
A column by Stephan A. Hoeller

Introduction: Getting Real About Getting Together

by Jay Kinney
The collective enterprise - you can't live with it and you can't live without it.

Symposium: The Spirituality of the Future

Several spiritual teachers, writers, and thinkers give their views of where we're headed.

The Church and the Inner Life

by Theodore J. Nottingham
Can a living spirituality still be found in today's churches?

The Quiet Revolution

by Robin Waterfield
How the Brothers and Sisters of the Common Life helped revive medieval Christianity.

Is the Men's Movement a Religion?

by Charles Upton
What are the spiritual implications of Robert Bly's Iron John?

Divining the Beloved Community

by D. Jean Collins
On finding spiritual friendship in South Central Los Angeles.

The Diamond Approach: An Interview with A.H. Almaas

by Richard Smoley
The originator of a new synthesis of psychology and spirituality discusses authentic being, group work, and the search for God.

Grapes Ripen Smiling at One Another

by Kabir Helminski
Why the group process is necessary for individual growth in Sufism.

Black Gods of the Inner City

by Prince-A-Cuba
A brief history of the turbulent and multifarious Nation of Islam.

Book Reviews

  • The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image by Anne Baring and Jules Cashford
  • The Civilization of the Goddess: The World of Old Europe by Marija Gimbutas
  • Boehme: An Intellectual Biography of the Seventeenth-Century Philosopher and Mystic by Andrew Weeks
  • Science, Meaning, and Evolution: The Cosmology of Jacob Boehme by Basarab Nicolescu, translated by Rob Baker
  • Magic: The Principles of Higher Knowledge by Karl von Eckartshausen, translated and edited by Gerhard Hanswille and Deborah Brunlishe
  • Golgonooza, City of Imagination: Last Studies in William Blake by Kathleen Raine
  • Absence from Felicity: The Story of Helen Schucman and Her Scribing of A Course in Miracles by Kenneth Wapnick
  • Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles by Marianne Williamson
  • On the Composition of Images, Signs, and Ideas by Giordano Bruno, translated by Charles Doria, edited and annotated by Dick Higgins
  • Gnosis: Study and Commentaries on the Esoteric Tradition of Eastern Orthodoxy, Book 2 by Boris Mouravieff, translated by S.A. Wissa, Manek d'Oncieu, and Robin Amis
  • The Changing Light at Sandover by James Merrill
  • Principia Discordia, or, How I Found Goddess and What I Did to Her When I Found Her by Malaclypse the Younger, new edition with introduction by Kerry W. Thornley
  • William Blake Tarot Triumphs created by Ed Buryn
  • The Magical Mind by Imre Vallyon

Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition. Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition.
Grant, Kenneth

London: Starfire Publishing, 2016. Limited Edition. A new, enhanced edition of BEYOND THE MAUVE ZONE, fully corrected by Michael Staley using Kenneth Grant's personal copy with his annotations. The volume has also been re-set, and includes a new index that should prove most useful. A FINE CLOTH COPY in illustrated dust jacket. Custom end papers. Colored frontispiece, and twenty-four page plate section with the majority of the images being in color. 324 pages, indexed. Octavo. This is the eighth,...

Price: $59.95

The Blazing Dew of Stars The Blazing Dew of Stars
Smith, David Chaim
Fulgur Limited

London: Fulgur Limited, 2013. Limited to 1001 copies only. Square landscape folio. For those who have had the joy of handling and experiencing The Sacrificial Universe released last year, this new book will continue that fine tradition. The Blazing Dew of Stars is a complex mystical text which speaks with many voices to introduce the practice of Kabbalistic contemplative alchemy. The volume offers glimpses of a rare view of direct application and immersion into the Real, intertwini...

Price: $89.95

Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality 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...

Price: $22.99

The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii
Honorius of Thebes
Ibis Press / Nicolas-Hayes

As the title testifies, students were sworn to secrecy before being given access to this magic text, and only a few manuscripts have survived. Bits of its teachings, such as the use of the magic whistle for summoning spirits, are alluded to in other texts. Another key element of its ritual, the elaborate Seal of God, has been found in texts and amulets throughout Europe.

Interest in The Sworn Book of Honorius has grown in recent years, yet no modern translations have been attemptedunt...

Price: $35.00

The House of Owls The House of Owls
Angell, Tony
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...

Price: $30.00