The New Encyclopedia of the Occult (Paperback)

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From Aarab Zereq to Zos Kia Cultus, this is the most up-to-date, comprehensive guide to the history, philosophies, and personalities of Western occultism.

Written by an occult scholar and practitioner with the assistance of hundreds of experts in the field, this volume presents the latest in scholarly research and points out errors in previous writings-revealing truths much more interesting and dramatic than the fictional histories that obscured them.

The New Encyclopedia of the Occult is an invaluable reference guide to magic, alchemy, astrology, divination, Tarot, palmistry, and geomancy; magical orders such as the Golden Dawn and Rosicrucians; important occultists; and religions and spiritual traditions associated with occultism such as Wicca, Thelema, Theosophy, and the modern Pagan movement.

Praise:
This is an important source for libraries to have in their collections to assist anyone seeking information about the many aspects of occult traditions.--Booklist

Greer delivers a well researched, informative, and unbiased encyclopedia...Highly recommended for all public libraries and where interest merits.--Library Journal

About the Author


One of the most respected writers and teachers in the occult field today, John Michael Greer has written more than fifty books on esoteric traditions, nature spirituality, and the future of industrial society. An initiate in Druidic, Hermetic, and Masonic lineages, he served for twelve years as Grand Archdruid of the Ancient Order of Druids in America (AODA). He lives in Rhode Island, USA with his wife Sara. He can be found online at www.EcoSophia.net.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781567183368
ISBN-10: 1567183360
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications
Publication Date: October 8th, 2003
Pages: 576
Language: English