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"In our DNA"– Hermetic tradition and occult/metaphysical confusion

Fifteen years have elapsed since my last book on metaphysical and occult subjects. The intervening years have entailed a shift of emphasis to racial and political dimensions of 19th century America. In 2010, a chapter examining Quakerism and abolitionism in my mother’s family … Continue reading

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The Quest for Hermes Trismegistus: From Ancient Egypt to the Modern World

Gary Lachman has written many valuable books about esotericism that combine erudition with a sense of spiritual and intellectual adventure.  Ouspensky, Jung, and Steiner have been subjects of some of his earlier works, and he is currently working on a … Continue reading

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