This is the first fully readable edition of Dr. John Dee’s Spiritual Diaries. Completely revamped, reorganized, and corrected, this reader-friendly version of A True & Faithful Relation of what passed for Many Years between Dr. John Dee . . . and Some Spirits . . . covers Dee’s invocation of the angels and the reception of their Enochian system of magic, his experiments in alchemy, and experiences in the courts of the crowned heads of Europe. Magic scholars and practitioners will be delighted to find a preface by Meric Casaubon, extensive footnotes, supplementary texts, additional illustrations, a Dee timeline, and sections which were originally missing from Casaubon’s edition.
More than a magician, Dr. John Dee was also one of the most interesting and fascinating figures of the Elizabethan Age; his work with Edward Kelly has persevered for centuries. However, written in an obscure form of Latin, they are not readily accessible. Donald Michael Kraig describes the new tools available to those wishing to access Dee's work.
Magick is one hundred percent natural; there is evidence of its use as far back as the earliest humans. But how has magick grown and evolved in that time span? Author and magician Donald Michael Kraig investigates three newly-released books from Golden Hoard Press that, in their original forms, were used by the teachers of the teachers of the teachers who are teaching magick today.
The idea of using the stars for magic and ritual is not new. Medieval texts included details about stars and constellations, and how to determine the optimal time to draw their influence into talismans for spells, healing, and other purposes. A small remnant of this remains today in the use of birthstone jewelry.
The stars have always had a... read this article