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Download E-books William James: Psychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity PDF

By Krister Dylan Knapp

During this insightful new ebook at the extraordinary William James, the yankee psychologist and thinker, Krister Dylan Knapp presents the 1st deeply old and acutely analytical account of James's psychical study. whereas displaying that James consistently maintained a serious stance towards claims of paranormal phenomena like spiritualism, Knapp makes use of new resources to argue that psychical examine held a strikingly critical place in James's existence. It was once an important to his familial relationships, the fashioning of his exact highbrow disposition, and the shaping of his center doctrines, in particular the will-to-believe, empiricism, fideism, and theories of the subliminal attention and immortality.

Knapp explains how and why James present in psychical examine the way to reconsider the well-trodden methods to vintage Euro-American non secular suggestion, typified through the oppositional different types of average vs. supernatural and basic vs. paranormal. He demonstrates how James eschewed those offerings and as an alternative built a tertiary synthesis of them, an method Knapp phrases tertium quid, the 3rd manner. Situating James's psychical learn relating to the increase of experimental psychology and Protestantism's altering position in fin de siecle the US, Knapp asserts that the 3rd manner illustrated a much wider pattern in transatlantic notion because it struggled to navigate the uncertainties and non secular adventurism of the fashionable age.

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Download E-books Numbers - Their Occult Power and Mystic Virtues PDF

This can be a evaluation of quantity lore by way of W. Wynn Westcott, an esoteric writer of the nineteenth century. Westcott contains details at the Pythagoreans and the Kabbalah. the most component to this publication incorporates a sequence of chapters facing every-larger numbers, beginning with the 'monad,' 1. Westcott had a seize quite a lot of occult correspondences, and this brief booklet comprises many infrequent snippets of data.

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Download E-books The Mystery of the Grail: Initiation and Magic in the Quest for the Spirit PDF

By Julius Evola

During this vital learn of the which means of the Grail, considered one of Europe's maximum esoteric philosophers discloses the pre-Christian and initiatic resources of this symbolic motif that's so important to Western mythology and tradition. He demonstrates how the most good points of the legend are from an older culture analogous to the nice heroic sagas and cycles of the North, and that the Grail itself is an emblem of initiation. Evola uncovers the hidden that means within the usually surreal adventures of the knights who looked for the Grail, studying them as internal reports and assessments for the seeker. He additionally explores the background of the parable within the heart a long time, its use by way of the Knights Templar and the Cathars, its legacy through the decline of the Holy Roman Empire, and its hyperlinks with Rosicrucianism, alchemy, and Masonry.

This day trip into the area of the Grail throws new mild on an eternally attention-grabbing topic.

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Download E-books An Outline of Occult Science PDF

This anthology is an intensive creation to vintage literature if you happen to haven't but skilled those literary masterworks. when you have recognized and enjoyed those works some time past, this can be a call for participation to reunite with outdated acquaintances in a clean new structure. From Shakespeare’s finesse to Oscar Wilde’s wit, this particular assortment brings jointly works as assorted and influential because the Pilgrim’s development and Othello. As an anthology that invitations readers to immerse themselves within the masterpieces of the literary giants, it truly is must-have addition to any library.

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Download E-books Das Gelbe Buch: Ein Buch des absolut praktischen Okkultismus PDF

By Samael Aun Weor

Ein Buch des absolut praktischen Okkultismus - was once ist die Kundalini: Voraussetzungen und mantrische Gesänge zu ihrer Erweckung. - Erweckung und Aufstieg der Kundalini, wodurch sich die Chakras unseres feinstofflichen Körpers öffnen und wir übersinnliche Fähigkeiten erlangen. - Mantrams zur Transmutation der Sexualenergie. - Wie wir mit dem Arkanum A.Z.F Kinder der Weisheit zeugen können. - Praktische Anleitung zur Anwendung von Pranayama zwecks Transmutation der Sexualenergie für Alleinstehende. - Bewusste Astralreisen mithilfe des mystischen inneren Tones: die Praktiken der Azteken. - Sieben Methoden zum Versetzen des Körpers in die four. measurement. - Phänomene wie Auferstehung, Gehen auf Wasser oder durch Feuer und so weiter als Resultat der bewussten Anwendung des Hyperraumes. - Das Geheimnis zur Erlangung des Elixiers des Langen Lebens.

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Download E-books I Tarocchi (Italian Edition) PDF

I Tarocchi nascondono dentro di loro los angeles magia di un'antica conoscenza.
Perché, si è chiesto l'Autore, non renderla disponibile? Numerosi testi hanno provato advert addentrarsi nel dettaglio, a volte riuscendoci e a volte no. Questo manuale vuole essere un utile, prezioso alleato nella scoperta iniziale del mondo degli Arcani. È un testo completo, che analizza tutte le seventy eight carte del mazzo, in temper semplice e intuitivo, proponendo delle letture scorrevoli che possono dare molto a chi vi si avventura.

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Download E-books HedgeWitch: Spells, Crafts & Rituals For Natural Magick PDF

From starry evening rituals to backyard toad totems, realize the captivating craft of the HedgeWitch.

Transform your existence with a bit support from nature! operating in concord with the earth's power is the center of the free-spirited, easy backyard magick referred to as HedgeWitchery. This guidebook from the immensely well known Silver RavenWolf has every thing a brand new HedgeWitch must attach in a private method with nature's inventive, life-affirming strength and use it in magick and spellwork.

HedgeWitch incorporates a fourteen-lesson, hands-on consultant that you simply whole at your individual speed, interacting with varied facets of nature in uncomplicated but life-changing methods. The fourteen rituals, that are performed on my own or with a gaggle, culminate in an inspiring commitment rite.

Along with a wealth of invaluable tricks on utilizing HedgeWitch magick for romance, future health, and wonder, this consultant offers tips and recipes for cleaning soap making, tea-leaf examining, butterfly backyard magick, organically turning out to be your personal herbs, and various alternative ways to exploit HedgeWitchery on your fireplace, domestic, and garden.

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Download E-books The Ten Keys of Wisdom PDF

By Ray Del Sole

For the true religious seeker: This ebook bargains with all points of knowledge. It offers the 10 major keys for complete realizing of God, construction and people including their software. desk of contents: common definitions of knowledge / philosophy at the present time and in former instances / the several features of knowledge / the air aspect / the center chakra / the 3rd eye / the crown chakra / the mind / attentiveness / the beginning of production and the 4 components / the 10 keys and their analogies with the spheres and the human microcosm / duality and polarity / the power to pass judgement on and lots more and plenty extra. . .

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Download E-books Martin Luther: Confessor of the Faith (Christian Theology in Context) PDF

By Robert Kolb

Martin Luther's notion maintains to problem humans through the global within the twenty-first century. His paradigmatic shift in defining God and what it potential to be human left at the back of a beginning for viewing human creatures that used to be anchored in Aristotle's anthropology. Luther outlined the published God by way of his mercy and love for people, dependent no longer on their advantage and function yet quite on his unconditioned grace. He put 'fearing, loving, and trusting God peculiarly else' on the center of his definition of being human.

This quantity locations the improvement and exposition of those key presuppositions in Luther's pondering in the historic context of past due medieval theology and piety in addition to the unfolding dynamics of political and social swap on the sunrise of the fashionable period. specified cognizance is given the advance of a 'Wittenberg approach' of training theology lower than Luther's management. It left at the back of a dependence on allegorical equipment of biblical interpretation for a 'literal-prophetic' method of Scripture. extra importantly, it positioned the excellence among the 'gospel' as God's unmerited present of id as his young ones and the 'law', the expression of God's expectancies for the functionality of his youngsters in reliable works, on the center of all interpretation of the Bible. This presuppositional framework for working towards theology displays Luther's own adventure and his deep dedication to pastoral care of universal Christians in addition to his studying of the biblical textual content. it truly is supported by means of his contrast of 2 sorts of human righteousness (passive in God's sight, energetic in courting to others), his contrast of 2 nation-states or dimensions of human lifestyles, and his theology of the pass. the amount unfolds Luther's maturing notion at the foundation of this method.

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