Journal of the Western Mystery Tradition
No. 10, Vol. 1. Vernal Equinox 2006


J. S. Kupperman

Main Content Editor
Alex Sumner

Creative Editor
J. S. Kupperman

Rituals Editor
Frater L.

Copy Editor
Frater L.

Art Direction
J. S Kupperman

Web Design and Development
J. S. Kupperman

Contributing Writers
Dylan Dykins, Aaron J. Leitch, J.S. Kupperman, Samuel Scarborough, Alex Sumner

The Cover Art: The Hexagram of Solomon
by J.S. Kupperman

"Made of calf's skin parcment the Magus wears Solomon's hexagram to compel the spirits to take human shape."

Editorial - The End of Volume One!
by J.S. Kupperman

Modern Grimoire Magick: Folk Magick and The Solomonic Path
by Aaron J. Leitch
Picking up where his Secrets of the Magickal Grimoires leaves off, Aaron Leitch traces medieval European mysticism as it traveled to the New World. Leitch introduces the subjects of the "receipt-book," Amercian folk traditions and Afro-Cuban influences on modern occultism and provides links for further study. Finally, he explores the influence of these folk traditions upon the modern revival of classical Solomonic mysticism. The essay concludes with some practical tips for the modern sorcerer.

The Grimoirium Verum: A Lesser Solmonic Grimoire
by Samuel Scarborough
In this article Samuel Scarborough examines one of the lesser known grimoires of the Solomonic tradition, the Grimoirium Verum. We will see that this grimoire of ill-repute is just as effective and operable as the well known Greater Key of Solomon the King.

Angelic Invocations
by Alex Sumner

Magic involving Angels has always figured prominently in the Western Mystery Tradition, although its significance has changed over time. In this article Alex Sumner examines the work of three historical figures who were involved in Angelic communication.


Book Reviews
Knowledge is Power - Samuel Scarborough

Forbidden Rites - Aaron J. Leitch

The Keys of Magic - J.S. Kupperman

On the Seventh Day - Dylan Dykins


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