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Learning Magic and Animism in a Global Context -

Jun 12, 2024

Gregory Shaw, Professor of Religious Studies at Stonehill College, joins the show to discuss, theurgy, the work of Iamblichus, and how we have probably got the Neoplatonists' attitude to the body quite wrong.


We discuss


  • The DESCENT of rather than ASCENT TO the gods.
  • The theurgic imagination and how it relates...

May 17, 2024

Let's make the most of my jet lag and jump right back into regular live streams the morning after I arrive back on the farm!

In this episode, we discuss

  • How and why Wade Davis is my hero.
  • The definition of adventure and why that matters for magicians.
  • How adventuring creates reality.
  • Sacred travel, how it is and...

May 8, 2024

Hadean Press's Erzebet Barthold returns to the show this week, on the occasion of the release of Cyprian's Offices of the Spirits -the posthumously published final volume in Jake Stratton-Kent's Night School.

We talk about goetia, we talk about the sublunar, we talk about English Qaballa -all the Jake hits, really.


Apr 25, 2024

Coming to you from the shores of Lake Titicaca! Some lessons on how to get good at magic, specifically sigil magic, learned on the road in Bolivia.

The short answer is your first hundred sigils will teach you more about magic than any book ever will. The long answer is.... this podcast.

Here I share my notes and...

Mar 27, 2024

Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio's Miguel Conner returns to the show this week for an in-depth unpacking of claims made by Jordan Peterson, James Lindsay and others in the online Right that Marxism is actually Gnosticism.

We look at

  • The origins of these claims.
  • Exactly WHERE and HOW they are wrong.
  • The origins of...