Greater Feast of Grady Louis McMurtry, died July 12, 1985 at Martinez, California
Greater Feast of Israel Regardie, died March 10, 1995 at Sedona, Arizona
The Book of Revelation: Deciphered by Walter C Cambra, a 1985 monograph, has arrived at the Reading Room courtesy of the author.
“After detailed reading and analysis of The Book of Revelation, a deciphering of the enigmatic style and symbols reveals the work to be an esoteric account of the Jewish captivity in Babylon during the reign of Neo-Babylonian kings from Nebuchadnezzer through Belshazzar, when the Jewish House of Jesus returned to the New Jerusalem after Babylon was conquered by the Persians and Medes.”
The Law is for All: The Authorized Popular Commentary to the Book of the Law by Aleister Crowley, edited with an introduction by Israel Regardie, the 1985 second printing of the second edition softcover from Falcon Press, is part of the collection at the Reading Room.
It is worth noting that in this edition, in the front matter, “A Paraphrase of the Inscriptions upon the Obverse of the Stèle of Revealing” has “Aum! let it kill me!”
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