VALENTINUS A Gnostic for All Seasons

by Stephan A. Hoeller When questioned regarding the personal elements in his lifelong interest in matters Gnostic, Professor Gilles Quispel, the noted Gnostic expert and associate of C.G. Jung, tells a remarkable story. During the dark and hopeless years of World War II, when life and the world seemed lacking in hope and joy, Quispel […]


Pythagoras First published Wed Feb 23, 2005; substantive revision Wed May 28, 2014 Pythagoras, one of the most famous and controversial ancient Greek philosophers, lived from ca. 570 to ca. 490 BCE. He spent his early years on the island of Samos, off the coast of modern Turkey. At the age of forty, however, he […]

Thelemic Priming

By Frater 414 1=10 A.`.A.`. “In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.” – C.G. Jung Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.      The psychological aspect of Scientific Illuminism seems to be much neglected in most esoteric traditions, and this, I think, is where the […]


LIBER O VEL MANVS ET SAGITTAE SVB FIGVR VI A.’. A.’. Publication in Class B. Imprimatur: D.D.S.Praemonstrator O.S.V.Imperator N.S.F.Cancellarius {Illustration facing page 12: THE SIGNS OF THE GRADES. These are arranged as ten panels: * * * * * * * * * * These are all halftone photos of a single human in a […]