Monthly Archives: August 2012

Stoning the Devil by Garry Craig Powell

When Edward Said penned Orientalism in 1978 he professed that Western attitudes towards the Middle East were built on a “constellation of false assumptions” – highlighting the “subtle and persistent Eurocentric prejudice against Arabo-Islamic peoples and their culture.”  What has … Continue reading

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A Review of The Magical Battle of Britain by Peregrin WIldoak

Here are some snippets of a very thoughtful review of The Magical Battle of Britain by Dion Fortune written on August 12, 2012.  The review is articulately penned by fellow Skylight author, Peregrin Wildoak, and can be found on his … Continue reading

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Garry Craig Powell on Skylight Press

Born in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Garry Craig Powell was quite the seasoned nomad before he became a writer – something he expresses succinctly on his website biography: “Not until I was in my forties did I really dedicate my life to … Continue reading

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The Christ, Psychotherapy and Magic by Anthony Duncan

In 1533 Cornelius Agrippa remarked –  “The outstanding question is this: why is it that although magic originally occupied the pinnacle of excellence in the judgment of all the ancient philosophers and was always held in the highest veneration by … Continue reading

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A Strong Case for Magic – Review by Sue Vincent

I have just finished reading The Way of Magic. I read it twice, once quickly, once to actually absorb what Gordon Strong had written.  The book is presented as broad chapters divided into specific sections, which makes it very easy … Continue reading

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Two Reviews by Samuel Scarborough…

We’re thrilled to report two new reviews of our books written by Samuel Scarborough for the Hermetic Virtues journal.  Here are a few snippets – for more information on the journal visit – http://www.hermeticvirtues.org Quoted from New Way of Looking … Continue reading

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