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Gnosis 28: One God Or Many?. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)
Book ID: GNO28, GNO28
"Christianity, Judaism, and Islam have all deprecated polytheism as intrinsically inferior - primitive, crude, lost. But much of the profundity of Paganism lies in its deep appreciation for the
complexity and richness of life, its embrace of the world that surrounds us, that indeed is us."
- Frank Donnola, from Reconciling One and Many
Contents -- Summer 1993
Notes & Comments
The Return of the Magus
A column by Stephan A. Hoeller
Introduction: Split Personalities
by Jay Kinney
Some say there's one, others say there are many. So what's all the fuss about?
Reconciling One and Many
by Frank Donnola
No matter what they claim, most religions include versions of both monotheism and polytheism.
A Natural Wealth
by Nisi Shawl
The traditions of the African diaspora boast a vibrant pantheon and a deep sense of connection to the physical world.
by Paul Johnson
Who were H.P. Blavatsky's Masters really?
One Path or Many? The GNOSIS Interview with Charles Tart
by Richard Smoley and Jay Kinney
The noted psychologist talks about psi research, psychedelics, and integrating different spiritual teachings on a personal path.
No Other Gods?
by Peter Stenshoel
A Gnostic Christian looks at the evangelical critique of "Neo-Paganism."
by Sam Webster
On working with many gods for personal and transpersonal ends.
The God of Abraham
by Stan Tenen
Does higher mathematics give reason to posit one God?
Man as God and Creator
by Richard Smoley
Each of us may be the "God" of a world created by our own thoughts and intentions.
Why Knock on Wood?
by Ken Textor
How tree myths are connected to the uses people have found for wood.
- Surrealism and the Occult: Shamanism, Magic, Alchemy, and the Birth of an Artistic Movement by Nadia Choucha
- The Reenchantment of Art by Suzi Gablik
- Art and Physics: Parallel Visions in Space, Time, and Light by Leonard Shlain
- Modern Esoteric Spirituality edited by Antoine Faivre and Jacob Needleman, Karen Voss, associate editor
- Witchcraft Today, Book One: The Modern Craft Movement edited by Chas S. Clifton
- We've Had a Hundred Years of Psychotherapy - and the World's Getting Worse by James Hillman and Michael Ventura
- Child Spirit: Chidren's Experiences of God in School by Samuel Silverstein
- How Like an Angel Came I Down: Conversations with Children on the Gospels by A. Bronson Alcott, edited by Alice O. Howell
- Visions of Innocence: Spiritual and Inspirational Experiences of Childhood by Edward Hoffman
- The Rose Cross and the Age of Reason by Christopher McIntosh
- Covenant of the Heart: Meditations of a Christian Hermeticist of the Mysteries of a Tradition by Valentin Tomberg
- Inner Development by Valentin Tomberg
- Songs of Innocence and Experience by William Blake, edited by Morton D. Paley
- Jerusalem: The Emanation of the Giant Albion by William Blake, edited by Morton D. Paley
- True Hallucinations by Terence McKenna
- God, Harlem U.S.A.: The Father Divine Story by Jill Watts
- Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism, and Nazi Survival by Joscelyn Godwin
The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context)
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...
The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies
Charing, Howard G
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
After surviving a serious elevator crash in London, Howard G. Charing found he had developed healing touch as well as the ability to hear voices and experience visions--just as a healer in Italy had predicted only a week before the accident. He began using his abilities to heal but felt he needed more guidance and training. He first connected with a national spiritual healing organization, only to be told he was doing everything wrong. Then, through a friend, he discovered shamanism.
LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick
Forrest, Adam (ed)
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.
About the book:
For Liber Spirituum: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick, Azoth Press has assembled a group of nine of the foremost writers in the field of ceremonial magick, representi...
W.W. Norton & Co. Inc.
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The Voynich Manuscript
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...More