Monthly Archives: March 2013

Charubel, the Welsh astrologer John Thomas

In the befuddled world of the occult antiquarian and esoteric historian, there are rare moments that are like sun breaking through clouds. Today’s blog post by Marc Demarest reintroduces a figure who had always seemed an obscure footnote, now in … Continue reading

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The Great Game: the Geopolitics of Secret Knowledge

Gauri Viswanathan has previously commented insightfully on the Mahatma Letters received by A.P. Sinnett, in an article published in the Autumn 2000 issue of Critical Inquiry, “The Ordinary Business of Occultism.” She characterized the Mahatma Letters as “an extraordinary work” … Continue reading

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