Author: Waite, Gary K. Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Year Published: 2003 Rating: With this book, Professor Gary Waite has written one of the clearest overviews of witchcraft and heresy in Europe during the 15th through 17th centuries. The book is broken into six main chapters ranging from concepts of the devil, magic and heresy in the Later Middle Ages to how the … [Read more...]
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Author: Yates, Frances Amelia Publisher: Routledge Year Published: 2001 Rating: For anyone interested in occult philosophy, the books by Dame Yates are absolutely essential - and The Occult Philosophy of the Elizabethan Age is no exception. First published in 1979, Yates covers a broad range of topics and key thinkers to show how fundamental occult thinking was during … [Read more...]
Rating: Author: Bart D. Ehrman Publisher: Oxford University Press Year Published: 2003 Bart Ehrman's Lost Christianities: The Battle for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew provides a fascinating overview of the events, writings, and politics that eventually led to the New Testament as we know it today. The road to canonization wasn't as clear-cut as the Church would … [Read more...]
Author: Jason Augustus Newcomb Publisher: Weiser Books Year Published: 2002 Rating: If you've read anything by Aleister Crowley, you'll know that he puts quite a bit of emphasis on the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel, or in other words, your higher spiritual being that will guide you through your magickal journey. The grimoire, Sacred Magic of … [Read more...]
Rating: Author: Norman Cohn Publisher: Yale University Press Year Published: 2001 Cohn's book is a fascinating journey through the creation myths of the Egyptians, Mesopotamians, Vedic Indians and Zoroastrians, and how such beliefs came to influence the Israelites and early Christianity. The first part of the book gives a solid breakdown of each of the creation … [Read more...]