Rating: The Devil by Amelia Wilson first caught my attention with its many color illustrations of the Judeo-Christian devil throughout history. It is a concise look at the evolution of the devil over 2.5 millennia through art. The book is divided into 6 chapters: Chap 1 - Paving the Way: The Devil's Earliest Origins - gives a brief overview of Sumerian, Babylonian, … [Read more...]
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Author: Kraig, Donald Michael Publisher: Llewellyn Publications Year Published: 1988 Rating: With Modern Magick, Kraig has put together a great introduction to ceremonial magick that combines equal amounts of theory with practical exercises to help aspiring magicians start practicing. … [Read more...]
Rating: Author: Pagels, Elaine Publisher: Vintage Year Published: 1989 In Adam, Eve and the Serpent, Professor Elaine Pagels looks at traditional roles of gender and sexual relationships as influenced by the Genesis creation story of Adam and Eve during the first four centuries. Pagels starts with an overview of how Jews during Jesus' time would have interpreted … [Read more...]
Rating: Author: McGrath, Alister E. Publisher: Anchor Year Published: 2002 First published in 1611, the King James Bible is still hailed today as a tremendous literary achievement and in some circles, the true authoritative Word of God. In the Beginning tells the story of how this translation of the Bible became so influential. The first part of this book addresses … [Read more...]
Rating: Author: Kwitney, Alisa Publisher: Avon Trade Year Published: 2003 I first heard about this book through Neil Gaiman's blog, so I thought I'd pick it up. I had read some stuff by Kwitney in the Vertigo world - including her Destiny arc - so I thought I'd check out her latest novel. Not having read her first, I wasn't sure what to expect. Does She or Doesn't … [Read more...]