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The essays are clearly written and are very informative. The book is useful for the practitioner as well as for the curious because the contents are factual and concise. The author promises that as new information becomes available on topics, he will publish a revised edition to maintain the integrity and accuracy of the volume. This is an important source for libraries to have in their collections to assist anyone seeking information about the many aspects of occult traditions. RBB
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John Michael Greer (Western Maryland) has been a student of occult traditions and the unexplained for more than thirty years. A Freemason, a student of geomancy and sacred geometry, and a widely read blogger, he is also the author of numerous books, including Monsters, The New Encyclopedia of the Occult and Secrets of the Lost Symbol, and currently serves as the Grand Archdruid of the Ancient Order of Druids in America (AODA), a contemporary school of Druid nature spirituality. Greer has contributed articles to Renaissance Magazine, Golden Dawn Journal, Mezlim, New Moon Rising, Gnosis, and Alexandria.
The most complete book of it's kind. I had no idea how much more there is to the occult world that I haven't even heard a whisper of yet. All here in a nice alphabetical book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gandalf The Grey
I am a student of religion and belief systems so I enjoy reading about different beliefs even when I don't happen to agree with them in practice. Read morePublished 2 months ago by jwoodard
Thorough and comprehensive encyclopedia on all subjects involving the occult.
It is very well written and researched, and it is clear to see how much of an effort went into... Read more
"The New Encylopedia of the Occult" is a 550-page work by John Michael Greer, who seems to be a member of about a dozen secret societies and occult groups, including three Druid... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ashtar Command
a great add to library. i found in it references that i never even heard of and its full explanation. love it1Published 16 months ago by neobella
This item is great and contains all of the reference material I was expecting it to. If you are considering this purchase do it. You won't be disappointed.Published 19 months ago by Steve Kyker
Being an artist and a writer, I can say that this book has added a valuable resource to my research library, I would recommend it to anyone needing information on the occult.Published 20 months ago by Carla Salter
I was a newbie in occultism when I started to read this book and found it was a valuable tool to discover unknown and unheard topics of the amazing occult world. Read morePublished 20 months ago by D. Kuster
This guy does not like Christians that's for sure. Among other things he gets the faith taught in the early Church confused with the Gnostics and other occult groups that tried to... Read morePublished on June 11, 2011 by Akkub