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Gnosis 33: Earth. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions

Gnosis 33: Earth. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO33, GNO33

Price: $9.00


"Science and religion are still fighting their tired old battles for control of the world - a cheap wrestling match which has long since ceased to interest any but the most deeply hypnotized marks."
- Peter Lamborn Wilson, from Chaos, Eros, Earth, and Old Night

Contents -- Fall 1994

Up Front


News & Notes

Including Dr. Stylianos Atteshlis (Daskalos) speaks in N.Y.C., False Memory Syndrome, Enneagram Conference Report,

Introduction: Heaven, Earth, and Us

by Richard Smoley
An attempt to sort meaning from noise in today's ecological discourse.

Earth and Spirit

by Igor Kungurtsev and Olga Luchakova
How different places on earth affect emotions, moods, and spiritual practice.

The Fate of the Earth According to Rudolf Steiner

by Gary Lachman
Is the earth just a waystation for us on our way to Jupiter?

Geomancy: A New Form for the Making of Cities

by Gail Thomas
What today's city planners ought to be thinking about.

Nature and the Numinous: The GNOSIS Interview with Sterling Bunnell

by Jay Kinney and Richard Smoley
A "shaikh of nature" discusses biology, spirituality, and the planet's future.

Snakes and Ladders

by Erik Davis
How can we reconcile the urge for transcendence with life on the physical plane?

Earth, Shamanism, and the Catholic Church

by John Perkins
How the Church has given shelter to native traditions in South America.

Chaos, Eros, Earth, and Old Night

by Peter Lamborn Wilson
Can the Hermetic myth of the living earth help revivify modern culture?

Sacred Earth, Sacred Earthling

by Arthur Waskow
What Judaism has to say about improving relations with our home planet.

Animals in the Muslim World

by Denys Johnson-Davies
A capsule summary of Islamic teachings about kindness toward animals.

The Meaning of Ecstasy

by Richard Squires
A glimpse of ecstasy in its original sense: as out-of-body experience.

Book Reviews

  • Gnosis: An Esoteric Tradition of Mystical Visions and Unions by Dan Merkur
  • Blasphemy: Verbal Offense against the Sacred from Mose to Salman Rushdie by Leonard W. Levy
  • Three Books of Occult Philosophy by Henry Cornelius Agrippa, edited by Donald Tyson
  • The Good Wine: Reading John from the Center by Bruno Barnhart
  • Millennium Prophecies: Predictions for the Year 2000 by A. T. Mann
  • A History of God by Karen Armstrong
  • The Esoteric Emerson by Richard Geldard
  • American Transcendentalism and Asian Religions by Arthur Versluis
  • Conscious Eating by Gabriel Cousens
  • Mystical Diets: Paranormal, Spiritual, and Occult Nutrition Practices by Jack Raso
  • Nourishing Wisdom: A Mind-Body Approach to Nutrition and Well-Being by by Marc David
  • The Making of a Spiritual Movement: The Untold Story of Paul Twitchell and Eckankarby David Christopher Lane
  • Women in Praise of the Sacred: 43 Centuries of Spiritual Poetry by Women by Jane Hirshfield
  • The Transcendental Universe by C. G. Harrison

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...

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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

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 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...

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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