Summary for the week ending May 24th, 2014

Here’s a summary of activity for the week ending May 24th, 2014.


Unicursal TRUTH TRUTH TRUTH Poster

This Unicursal TRUTH TRUTH TRUTH 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 ΚΕΦΑΛΗ Ι Windlestraws in Aleister Crowley’s Book of Lies, Liber CCCXXXIII.


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Here is a summary of Hermetic Library blog posts:

Reading Room

Book of Job translated and with an introduction by Stephen Mitchell, from Kyle Cathie
Lost Horizon by James Hilton, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Beginner’s Guide to Revelation: A Jungian Interpretation by Robin Robertson, from Nicolas-Hays, distrubuted by Samuel Weiser
Reformist Apocalypticism and Piers Plowman by Kathryn Kerby-Fulton, from Cambridge University Press, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The High Magic of Talismans and Amulets: Tradition and Craft by Claude Lecouteux, from Inner Traditions, courtesy of the publisher
Spiritual Marketplace: Baby Boomers and the Remaking of American Religion by Wade Clark Roof, from Princeton University Press, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume I: The Old and Middle Kingdoms by Miriam Lichtheim, from University of California Press
The Churching of America, 1776-1990: Winners and Losers in Our Religious Economy by Roger Finke and Rodney Stark, from Rutgers University Press, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Love Songs of the New Kingdom, translated by John L Foster, from University of Texas Press
Understanding the New Religions, edited by Jacob Needleman and George Baker, reviewed by T Polyphilus
How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs: A Step-by-Step Guide to Teach Yourself by Mark Collier and Bill Manley, illustrated by Richard Parkinson, from University of California Press
Satan Wants Me by Robert Irwin, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Hieroglyphs without Mystery: An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Writing by Karl-Theodor Zauzich, translated and adapted by Ann Macy Roth, from University of Texas Press
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable Fragility by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, reviewed by T Polyphilus

Anthology Project

Postal Potlatch

Visual Pool

beast of emanations added by Daniel Denta
Thaumim Tomim added by Daniel Denta
Feast for the 3rd Day added by Daniel Denta

Audio Pool

Murmur of an Emerald World added by Anantakara
Gold of a Thousand Mornings added by Twelve Hides
Red Dots added by The Wendigo
Le Jardin Des Supplices added by dr guilty
Malkunofat added by y3mk
En Sof added by Ray Flux
Wage of Sin added by The OVRMN

Video Pool

OM added by Amoeba

Arts and Letters Pool

The Red Lips of the Octopus by Aleister Crowley

Goods and Services

Baphomet Mug from Black Banjo Ceramics
Time, Fate & Spider Magic: A Brief HIRstory of Time by Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule, from Avalonia Books
Anatomical Heart Vase from Dellamorte & Co
The Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram: A 21st Century Grimoire by Michael Benjamin, edited by Taylor Ellwood, from Megalithica Books
Historia Discordia: The Origins of the Discordian Society, compiled by Adam Gorightly, featuring Robert Anton Wilson, Kerry Thornley and Gregory Hill, from RVP Press
Priestess by Kali Ciesemier


Teach Me How To Satan, an official video from SickTanicK
Crowley’s Liber Nu with Bob Stein at Treadwell’s on May 23rd
Two New Grand Lodges Established, news from Ordo Templi Orientis
Dark Dungeons Full Trailer from Rallsfilm and Zombie Orpheus Entertainment
Omnium Gatherum: May 21th, 2014, an irregular hodgepodge of links gathered together …
Turtles All the Way Down, official video from Sturgill Simpson
Gayatri Mantra, a video of a Cher performance
Occult on Sep 26-28, 2014 in Salem, MA
Krampus, an ASMR roleplay by Ardra Neala
Before the Beginning of Years, a video of Jon Sewell performing in 2007


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