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- AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 31.99
The author presents a new theory of magical actions based on a wide array of recent findings in the cognitive sciences. Analysing classical ethnographic cases, he argues that paying close attention to the underlying cognitive processes will not only explain why magical rituals look the way they do, it will also supply new insights into the role of... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 226.00
Examines the history of the 18th-Century secret order of the Golden Rosicrucians (Gold- und Rosenkreuzer), one of the most mysterious, exclusive and successful Masonic societies in the German speaking countries of that time. This work also explores the hierarchical structure, and the formation and development of this society. more...
- BRILL 2012; US$ 221.00
This book explores the ritual practices and their place on the way to salvation as they are proposed by authors from Greek, Latin and Coptic Hermetic literature, who belong to Egyptian wisdom, the Hermetic tradition. - À partir de la littérature hermétique grecque, copte et latine, cet ouvrage propose une étude des pratiques rituelles et de leur... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00
The ideas of philosophers (Ficino, Pico, Della Porta, Bruno) on magic interfered with popular alternative and witchcraft rites. This book focuses on "wandering scholastics" (Trithemius, Agrippa, Paracelsus, Bruno) and is suitable for those interested in Renaissance mentality. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 278.00
Most studies of Graeco-Roman magic focus on the Greek texts. Stimulated by important recent finds of Latin curse-tablets, this collection of essays for the first time tries to define the nature and extent of the originality of magical practice in the Latin West more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 176.00
This volume brings together thirteen studies by as many experts in the study of one or more ancient or medieval magical traditions, from ancient Mesopotamia and Pharaonic and Greco-Roman Egypt to the Greek world, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It lays special emphasis on the recurrence of similar phenomena in magical texts as far apart as the Akkadian... more...
- Findhorn Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Working from the premise that every natural and human-made space has an energy of its own that can physically and emotionally effect anyone in that space, this introduction to ancient practices of environmental shamanism—or transformation of the energy of spaces—explains in practical terms how to liberate old, unproductive energy that may be stored... more...
- University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 13.99
A useful manual for any magician or curious spectator who wonders why the tricks seem so real, this guide examines the psychological aspects of a magician?s work. Exploring the ways in which human psychology plays into the methods of conjuring rather than focusing on the individual tricks alone, this explanation of the general principles of magic... more...
- Rockpool Publishing 2007; US$ 14.99
At 17, RoseMaree Templeton began her life-long journey with numerology and Pythagorean theory, studying under her grandmother, Hettie Templeton, Australia's foremost numerologist during the 1940s and 1950s. Hettie Templeton worked for years among children and adults. In 1940 she wrote Numbers & Their Influence , which she updated in 1956 with ... more...
- Findhorn Press 2014; US$ 12.99
What kind of life do you desire? What do you want to be, to achieve, to become? You already know that your thoughts create your reality. But what creates the thoughts that create that reality? Not your mind; not your brain; not your will — it's your heart. Your heart is the key to all you wish to create, to all you would be...to every aspect of your... more...