Download The Sacrificial Body And the Day of Doom: Alchemy And by Urszula Szulakowska PDF

By Urszula Szulakowska

This research positions Paracelsian alchemy, medication and clinical body structure in the apocalyptic discourse of the Protestant Reformation. A comparability is made among alchemical thought about the perfectibility of leading topic and Christian eschatological doctrine touching on human salvation via Christ's sacrifice in common historical past and within the ritual of the mass. an in depth research is made up of the engraved illustrations constituting a vital part of the alchemical medication and body structure of Heinrich Khunrath, Stefan Michelspacher, Jacob Boehme, Abraham von Franckenberg and Robert Fludd. the current examine should be of curiosity to students of the heritage of western artwork, pop culture, medication, alchemy and theology, particularly these operating within the context of the overdue Renaissance and Reformation within the 16th and early 17th centuries.

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Download A Witch's Beverages and Brews by Patricia Telesco PDF

By Patricia Telesco

A Witch's drinks and Brews stocks the fantastic background of beverage making and eating -- how beverages seemed on altars as present to the gods, the place toasts come from, and why we go wine clockwise round the desk. All this lore and superstition combines with glossy magickal ways to assist you layout drinks that quench either actual and religious thirst thoroughly whereas tantalizing your style buds. within the later half the publication, every one bankruptcy is dedicated to a selected subject with a urged part checklist, coaching rules (timing), and a number of recipes for either intake and spellcraft reasons. the various subject matters which are coated are "keeping love true," "prosperity potions," and "concocting a bit luck." even if you are making a drink so that you can internalize its characteristics for day-by-day dwelling, or making it for a chum, there is something the following for all events, wishes, and tastes.

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Download Transformational Architecture: Reshaping Our Lives as by Ron Martoia PDF

By Ron Martoia

Writer Ron Martoia is considered one of ultra-modern keenest Christian observers and thinkers. And in his most recent ebook he explains why evangelism is tougher now than ever earlier than: postmodern society has misplaced its overarching tales. buyers are upset, disenfranchised, and not more open to the most important 'story' of all: the message of God's redeeming grace.

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Download The Archetypal Cosmos. Rediscovering the Gods in Myth, by Keiron Le Grice PDF

By Keiron Le Grice

The trendy international is passing via a time of severe switch on many degrees: cultural, political, ecological and religious. we're witnessing the decline and dissolution of the previous order, the tumult and uncertainty of a brand new start. by contrast heritage, there's an pressing want for a coherent framework of aspiring to advisor and to guide us past the becoming fragmentation of tradition, trust and private identification. Keiron Le Grice argues that the constructing insights of a brand new cosmology may supply this framework, supporting us to find an underlying order shaping our lifestyles stories. In a compelling synthesis of the tips of seminal thinkers from intensity psychology and the hot paradigm sciences, Le Grice positions the recent self-discipline of archetypal astrology on the centre of an rising global view that reunifies psyche and cosmos, spirituality and technology, mythology and metaphysics, and allows us to work out mythic gods, heroes and issues in a clean gentle. He attracts particularly at the paintings of C. G. Jung, Joseph Campbell, Richard Tarnas, Fritjof Capra, David Bohm and Brian Swimme. Heralding a 'rediscovery of the gods' and the passage right into a new non secular period, The Archetypal Cosmos provides a brand new realizing of the function of fable and archetypal ideas in our lives, person who may provide a cosmic point of view and deeper intending to our own studies.

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Download Book of Talismans, Amulets and Zodiacal Gems by William Thomas, Kate Pavitt PDF

By William Thomas, Kate Pavitt

1922. moment and revised version whole with ten plates. Partial Contents: Psychic and Magnetic impact of Talismans and gem stones; Talismans of Primitive Races; Tau go; Talisman for knowledge; Pear allure; Egyptian ideals; Buckle of the Girdle of Isis; Gnosticism; The Orient; The Agnus Dei; Tetragrammaton; each one signal of the Zodiac defined.

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