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  1. Gurdjieff: The Key Concepts

    By Sophia Wellbeloved

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This unique book offers clear definitions of Gurdjieff's teaching terms, placing him within the political, geographic and cultural context of his time. Entries look at diverse aspects of his Work, including:* possible sources in religious, Theosophical, occult, esoteric and literary traditions*...

    Published October 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  2. Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition

    2nd Edition

    By Frances Yates

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Giordano Bruno is known as the Prophet of the New Age, and his vision of an infinite universe grounded in science is increasingly celebrated. One of the principal forces behind his rediscovery was the great British historian Frances Yates. In calling attention to Giordono Bruno, she paved the...

    Published April 11th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Enchanted Feminism

    The Reclaiming Witches of San Francisco

    By Jone Salomonsen

    Series: Religion and Gender

    This is the first major study of the most famous Reclaiming Witch community, founded in 1979 in San Francisco, written by an author who herself participated in a coven for ten years. Jone Salomonsen describes and examines the communal and ritual practices of Reclaiming, asking how these promote...

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic

    Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism

    By Jenny Blain

    This accessible study of Northern European shamanistic practice, or seidr, explores the way in which the ancient Norse belief systems evoked in the Icelandic Sagas and Eddas have been rediscovered and reinvented by groups in Europe and North America. The book examines the phenomenon of altered...

    Published November 22nd 2001 by Routledge

  5. Magic in the Roman World

    Pagans, Jews and Christians

    By Naomi Janowitz

    Series: Religion in the First Christian Centuries

    Using in-depth examples of 'magical' practice such as exorcisms, love rites, alchemy and the transformation of humans into divine beings, this lively volume demonstrates that the word 'magic' was used widely in late antique texts as part of polemics against enemies and sometimes merely as a term...

    Published June 21st 2001 by Routledge

  6. A General Theory of Magic

    2nd Edition

    By Marcel Mauss

    Series: Routledge Classics

    First written by Marcel Mauss and Henri Humbert in 1902, A General Theory of Magic gained a wide new readership when republished by Mauss in 1950. As a study of magic in 'primitive' societies and its survival today in our thoughts and social actions, it represents what Claude Lévi-Strauss called,...

    Published May 18th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Spirituality and the Occult

    By Brian Gibbons

    Spirituality and the Occult argues against the widely held view that occult spiritualities are marginal to Western culture. Showing that the esoteric tradition is unfairly neglected in Western culture and that much of what we take to be 'modern' derives at least in part from this tradition, it...

    Published December 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  8. Instinct and Revelation

    Reflections on the Origins of Numinous Perception

    By Alondra Oubre

    Instinct and Revelation revolves around the hypothesis that ritual behavior and imaginative awareness in early hominids may have helped to spawn the evolution of the human brain and human consciousness. Using an integral perspective comparable with systems theory, the book carefully interweaves...

    Published October 28th 1997 by Routledge

  9. The Sacred Heritage

    The Influence of Shamanism on Analytical Psychology

    Edited by Donald F. Sandner, Steven H. Wong

    The contributors to this volume describe the many facets shamanism and depth psychology have in common: animal symbolism; recognition of the reality of the collective unconscious; and healing rituals that put therapist and patient in touch with transpersonal powers. By reintroducing the core of...

    Published December 9th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Channeling: Bib Explor

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 1st 1992 by Garland Science