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Two historical studies in witchcraft and magic

Physical Evidence for Ritual Acts, Sorcery and Witchcraft in Christian Britain. A Feeling for Magic &
Cultures of Witchcraft in Europe from the Middle Ages to the Present. Essays in honour of Willem de Blécourt. Lees verder

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Review: Getting Higher – the Manual of Psychedelic Ceremony

A manual for exploring the use of psychedelic substances in the contexts of spirituality, self-transformation and magic. And ways to achieve other states of consciousness without drugs. Lees verder

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The Magic Theatre of Witchcraft

The rites of witchcraft, whether performed alone or with others, are a form of magic theatre. One goes to them not to sit in the audience but to participate in the performance. The rite itself should, if performed well, both deepen and further heighten the energies. Lees verder

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Review: Reasonances

This book deals with the relationship between art and magic and makes the reader question where these two and their connection have influenced society and what further role they could play when actively, individually and collectively used as a transformative potential. Lees verder

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Coupled

Within the field of esotericism, Witchcraft and magick, heterosexual coupling has long been ascribed alchemical, magical and transformative potential. I would like to follow up a few leads on a male same sex equivalent here. Lees verder

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Review: Magic of the North Gate

Magicians and occultists have long spent their time in isolation, indoors, ignoring the land and beings around; the magic totally disconnected from the tides of power, knowledge and contact that flow from the surrounding land. How to connect with the land? Lees verder

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Some reflections on Kenneth Grant

With the death of British author and occultist Kenneth Grant in January 2011, we lost a figure who was both unique in his own right and also a link to some of the key figures of the modern Magical Revival in the mid-20th Century. Lees verder

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Interview with David Rankine, part 2, July 2013

David Rankine talked about ‘The Grimoire Tradition’ at the PFI Netherlands conference in April 2013. It was lovely to catch up with him and talk more about his recent work and some of the books he has worked on. Lees verder

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Review: Dr. Dee and the Dark Venus

This grimoire includes a facsimile of the original manuscript in full with the Latin transcription, the English translation and a detailed examination of this medieval masterpiece. Lees verder

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Review: Magick Without Peers

Experienced witches Ariadne and David have found out from hard experience the pitfalls which can arise on the path. They present a manual which can certainly help one to become more aware of the pitfalls. Lees verder

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