How Witchcraft Skepticism produced the Lesser Key of Solomon, Modern Demonology & Psychiatry – YouTube

How Witchcraft Skepticism produced the Lesser Key of Solomon

Johann Weyer’s 1563 De Praestigiis Daemonum (On the Deceptions of the Demons) would prove to be an important opening salvo for skepticism concerning the early modern Witch Trails. In it, Weyer argues that demons can only perform illusions and that the women accused of witchcraft are often suffering from “melancholia”…

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What is Spiritual Alchemy – The Historical Unification of Mysticism, the Philosophers Stone & Heresy

What is Spiritual alchemy? Emerging from the early 20th century quasi-vitalist, mystical interpretation of Mircea Eliade and the psychologizing interpretation of Carl Jung – both marked by a profoundly ahistorical approach – a position now known as the “new historiography” has attempted to re-locate alchemical theory and practice precisely as…

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