#2: Magic & Tradition
"Though often considered 'supernatural,' magic actually operates
within a traditional view of the universe, complete with a
recognizable set of natural laws."
- Jay Kinney, from Magic: What is It?
Forum: "Gnoticism - Pro and Con"
Our readers and contributors continue the discussion of the role of Gnosticism in history and its relevance for the modern world.
Introduction: Magic and Tradition
by Jay Kinney
Magic: What is It?
by Jay Kinney
A look at the methods and worldview of Western ritual magic as it is practiced today.
by Timothy O'Neill
The Hinge of Magic
by Charles Upton
The GNOSIS Interview: Diane di Prima
by Jay Kinney and Hal Hughes
The poet discusses her work with Magic, Visualization, and Healing, and offers insights into teaching, the poetic process and esoteric traditions.
Magic and Religion: Hidden Partners?
by Arthur Versluis
True magic and true spirituality may be more closely related than we are usually lead to believe.
Scribe: An Informal History of Letter Forms
by Justin Green
A wry look at out evolution from cave paintings to the present.
by Chas Clifton
A critcal examination of the works of Carlos Castaneda, Lynn Andrews, and other popular tellers of tales.
Priests, Professors, and Gurus
by Joscelyn Godwin
When the Academy has become a Church, where does the Hermetic professor fit in?
Gnosis News and Acknowledgements