The author assumes no previous knowledge of the field, only a willingness to explore what magick offers. Chapman draws on a wide range of experience, from classical Crowleyean Magick, to eastern metaphysics, and back again to Discordianism and Chaos Magick.
Table of Contents:Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1) Nothing Up My Sleeve (What To Expect From Magick); 2) I Am External! (The Practice of The Magickal Diary); 3) Rub a Sponge (An Introduction to Magick); 4) In the Beginning Was the Word (How to Do Magick); 5) Method to the Madness (The Fallacy of Magical Law); 6) A Model Magician (How to Believe); 7) What s In a Name? (Magical Mottos and Oaths); 8) Got Your Number (The Qualitative Practicality of Symbolism in Ritual); 9) The World As We Know It (The Available Means of Manifestation); 10) The Dirty F Word (An Introduction to Working With Spirits, Gods and Demons); 11) God Bothering (How to Work With Spirits, Gods and Demons); 12) One Portion of Death, Please (The Nature of Initiation); 13) Making Omelettes (The Prophetic Narrative); 14) Hover Boards and Silver Lycra (The Greatest Act of Magick That Can Be Performed); 15) Abseiling (The Integration of Magical Experience); 16) But Someone Would Have Told Me, Wouldn t They? (The Definition of Magick); 17) Row Your Boat (A Prophecy); Recommended Reading."
Alan Chapman is a Western magician and writer, a Magus of the A. .A. . and a member of numerous secret societies. He has appeared in the Fortean Times and Chaos International, and regularly contributes to the award-winning website www.thebaptistshead.co.uk.
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- ISBN: 1904658415