[Reading] ➷ The Key of the Abyss ➭ Anthony Testa – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk The Magick of today is the religion of tomorrowProbably the most important spiritual movement of the last century has been the return of the Goddess to the consciousness of the Western World At the fo The Magick of the eBook ´ of today is the religion of tomorrowProbably the most important spiritual movement of the last century has been the return of the Goddess to the consciousness of the Western World At the forefront of that movement has been neo pagan witchcraft or Wicca and it has grown steadily since Gerald Gardner went public in the s Wicca however grew out of the magical lodges of the th and early th centuries and while The Key PDF \ historians like Ronald Hutton have shown that Wicca probably wasn't a survival from the Middle Ages it didn't spring fully formed from the brow of Zeus either Among the cast of characters that Gardner associated with while he was developing his ideas for his witchcraft “revival” were Aleister Crowley a young Kenneth Grant and the head of the legendary Agape Lodge OTO Jack Parsons Parsons was devoted to several ideals; personal attainment by completing the Great Key of the Epub µ Work culmination in the crossing of the Abyss Crowley’s Thelema and to what he saw as the revival of “the Old Religion” witchcraft Jack was writing about witchcraft with a Goddess as its primary deity no less years before Gardner published High Magic’s Aide a novel that was his first public annunciation of the ideas that would become Gardnerian Wicca The idea of magickal currents is integral to Kenneth Grant’s work These currents such as the Typhonian seem to bestow initiations of their own and indeed can manifest unbidden in the course of a magickal working or as in Graves’ case as creative inspiration However we may judge Parsons there can be little doubt that the Witchcraft movement was something larger than simply an idea whose time had come I believe it is the manifestation of a current that we have only just begun to explore.
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