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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 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: $18.00

The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context) 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...

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LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick
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.

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...

Price: $59.00

Gateways Through Light and Shadow Gateways Through Light and Shadow
Chassan, Frater Ashen
Azoth Press

One of only 1000 Signed limited edition hardcover copies. Individually hand bound with silver foil stamping, 70lbs acid neutral paper. Printed in two colors with over 140 illustration!

Gateways Through Light and Shadow is the second book by Bryan Garner, known to his fellow ceremonial magicians as Frater Ashen Chassan, and in it we are again offered the illuminating opportunity to observe and learn from a practicing magus engaged in his Work. Once more he offers instruction in the pro...

Price: $59.00

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