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Ceremonial Magic & the Power of Evocation
For centuries, the ceremonial evocation of spiritual beings has been Magic's darkest corner. Reputed to fulfill the Magician's material desires, evocation has been the topic of the most famous Grimoires---the Grammars of Magic. From the Sworn Book of Honorius the Magician, to the Greater Key of Solomon and the Goetia; from the Grand Grimoire, to the complete treatise of th ...more
Paperback, 204 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by New Falcon Publications
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This book has basically three parts. Part one is a history of the grimoires, which I like very much. I enjoy the writer's delicately brutal and extremely opinionated personality, particularly his cold dismissal of the New Age - by which he means Thelema, the Golden Dawn and Wicca, not the alien channellers of Southern California. In this section he's not just providing information, he's weaving his persona as a credible authority figure into your mind to set you up for an odd experience when you ...more
One of the most necessary manuals of Magikal practice. Subjective Synthesis is important not just for Magik, for being a wholesome person overall. I had reached this state through self-examination independently of any Occult Teachings surrounding it and then had the "Black Swan Effectt" of "woah! That's what I did! There's a name for it??!" It really works the way it says it does, although keep in mind, this is Dr. Lisiewski's subjective synthesis. While it is necessary to come to terms with the ...more
Joseph C. Lisiewski, Ph.D. is a noted physicist involved in the study of the Relativistic SpaceTime Continuum, and the new physics that is exploring possibility of physical time travel. A personal friend and student of both Israel Regardie and the famous Alchemist, Frater Albertus for many years, he has published numerous papers and books on both of their teachings, and on his own forty years of p ...moreMore about Joseph C. Lisiewski...