Summary of the week ending Mar 22nd, 2014

Here’s a summary of activity for the week ending March 22nd, 2014.

 

Unicursal DIE DAILY Poster

This Unicursal DIE DAILY Poster is another piece of helpful propaganda from the Ministry of Information, a take on the original trilogy of British posters from WWII combined with a quote from Aleister Crowley’s Instruction XIII in The Heart of the Master.

 

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Here is a summary of Hermetic Library blog posts:

Reading Room

Witchcraft in the Middle Ages by Jeffrey Burton Russell, from Cornell University Press
Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans by R Laurence Moore, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Religion & the Decline of Magic by Keith Thomas, from Scribners
The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America by Louis Menand, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe: Early Scandinavian and Celtic Religions by H R Ellis Davidson, from Syracuse University Press
The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West by Patricia Nelson Limerick, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Book of Daniel: Philosophy of History or Eschatological Fiction? by Walter C Cambra, arrived courtesy of the author
A History of Pagan Europe by Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick, from Routledge
Imagining Karma: Ethical Transformation in Amerindian, Buddhist, and Greek Rebirth by Gananath Obeyesekere, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Once and Future Myths: The Power of Ancient Stories in Modern Times by Phil Cousineau, foreword by Stephen Larsen, from Conari Press
Mysticism East and West: A Comparative Analysis of the Nature of Mysticism by Rudolf Otto, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches by Charles Godfrey Leland, newly translated by Mario Pazzaglini and Dina Pazzaglini, with additional material from Chas S Clifton, Robert Mathiesen, and Robert E Chartowich, with foreword by Stewart Farrar, from Phoenix Publishing
The Magic of Aleister Crowley by John Symonds, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Tree: A Jungian Journey: Tales in Psycho-Mythology by J Marvin Spiegelman, from Falcon Press
Antichrist: A novel of the Emperor Frederick II by Cecelia Holland<, reviewed by T Polyphilus Anthology Project

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Postal Potlatch

Visual Pool

Café Thélème added by John Bell

Audio Pool

Crystalline Distance Remix added by rfcl
Thot added by PhiMinD
Ressons Locris added by deuslunus
Bring Forth The Memories added by Schlug
FLUXUS added by deuslunus
Relapse added by Hail the Jester
Viking Lunacy added by Hail the Jester

Video Pool

Arts and Letters Pool

Masonic Ode by J K Mitchell

Goods and Services

London’s Mystical Legacy by Toyne Newton and Jonathan Tapsell, from Salamander and Sons
The Little Little Key by Ariana Osborne
The Dry Path of Alchemy: Practical Development of the Work by Juan D. Bermejo, Manlio Padovano, José Antonio Puche Riart, and Francisco Clemente Parra, from Salamander and Sons
The Magister, Volume 0: The Order of Revelation by Marcus Katz, from Salamander and Sons
Freemasonry: Foundation of the Western Esoteric Tradition by Angel Millar, from Salamander and Sons
Circles of Power: A Guide to Ceremonial Magic by Hermetic Library fellow John Michael Greer, from Salamander and Sons
Journal of the Western Mystery Tradition, Vernal Equinox 2014
Raven Fibula and Dragon Bracelet from Crafty Celts
Tarot Reading in Theory and Practice by Lon Milo DuQuette on Sun, Apr 20th, 2014
GnosticNYC Network patron campaign

Miscellaneous

A Parting Gift, a animated video from Katy Towell
HISTORY IS A GAME, a Village propaganda poster from the Ministry of Information on St Patrick’s Day
Omnium Gatherum: March 19th, 2014, an irregular hodgepodge of links gathered together …
Anno V0, Sun in 0º Aries, Equinox of the Gods, 2014 EV, a Thelemic Holy Day poster from the Ministry of Information on the Equinox of the Gods

 

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