Thelema

Thelema : An Introduction to the Life, Work, and Philosophy of Aleister Crowley

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To truly understand the philosophy and practice of Thelema, you need to understand its charismatic and influential founder, Aleister Crowley. Thelema demystifies this enigmatic figure, providing a biography of Crowley and showing how his work evolved to become a paradigm-shifting system of magick. This book also explores the texts and writings that form the basis of Thelema, and it provides step-by-step instructions for practicing the basic rites and rituals of this misunderstood tradition. With this accessible guide, you will discover how Crowley and Thelema were influenced by Qabalah, the GoldenDawn, Egyptian deities, sex magick, tarot, Gnosticism, Eastern philosophy, yoga, and much more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15.24mm | 376.48g
  • Minnesota, United States
  • English
  • photos
  • 0738751049
  • 9780738751047
  • 78,862

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"Colin Campbell's earlier works have shown him to be one of the most thorough and thoughtful Thelemic authors of our era. In Thelema, Campbell brings this same acumen and clarity of expression to the life and work of Aleister Crowley. The book covers a wide range of territory--historical, theoretical, and practical--and will be a useful resource for beginners and more advanced students alike."--David Shoemaker, author of Living Thelema
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About Colin D. Campbell

COLIN D. CAMPBELL (New Hampshire) has been teaching the elements of magical practice for over 25 years, giving lectures at both the local and national level. He is the author of several books, including A Concordance to the Holy Books of Thelema, The Magic Seal of Dr. John Dee: The Sigillum Dei Aemeth, and Of the Arte Goetia. www.Hermetic.com/Campbell/Index
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