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June 10, 2021 3:11 PM   Subscribe

Because many of us like a time sink: Hermeticism: the nexus between science, philosophy and spirit has been a font of Art over the ages.
As Above, So Below. (Hermeticism Previously)
posted by adamvasco (9 comments total) 50 users marked this as a favorite
Good to see this on here. Augustus Knapp who did art pages for The Secret Teachings of All Ages by Manly Hall is one of the greatest mystic illustrators of all time.
posted by Liquidwolf at 4:07 PM on June 10 [2 favorites]

I love this site! This is tattooed across my upper back.
posted by deadbilly at 4:28 PM on June 10 [4 favorites]

I spent a looot of time wandering around alchemywebsite while putting together flavor text for an interactive fiction game I wrote for a MeFi comp years and years ago...
posted by kaibutsu at 10:51 PM on June 10

Augustus Knapp courtesy John Coulthart.
posted by adamvasco at 4:14 AM on June 11 [1 favorite]

One of the Tarot decks I covet is the Alchemical Tarot by Robert Michael Place. It's just gorgeous and looks very very in depth in terms of the subject matter. Alchemy is one of those subjects where I'm absolutely fascinated by the history around it.
posted by Kitteh at 8:20 AM on June 11 [4 favorites]

I'm confused why you would link to the Unification Church fork of Wikipedia, rather than Wikipedia itself.
posted by nosewings at 9:16 AM on June 11 [1 favorite]

For those looking for the source texts the esoteric archive is still up, in all it's early web glory (previously).
posted by thatwhichfalls at 9:17 AM on June 11

Seconding Manly P Hall - he has many lectures available on Youtube that are really quite amazing.
posted by beatThedealer at 3:07 PM on June 12

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