Egil Asprem's Arguing with Angels: Enochian Magic and Modern Occulture PDF


By Egil Asprem

An exploration of John Dee’s Enochian magic of angel touch, its reinterpretation through the years, and its persistence to the current day.

This interesting paintings explores John Dee’s Enochian magic and the background of its reception. Dee (1527–1608/9), an entire usual thinker and member of Queen Elizabeth I’s courtroom, used to be additionally an esoteric researcher whose diaries element years of conversations with angels completed simply by crystal-gazer Edward Kelley. His Enochian magic bargains a style for contacting angels and demons in line with secrets and techniques present in the apocryphal publication of Enoch.

Examining this magical procedure from its Renaissance origins to provide day occultism, Egil Asprem exhibits how the reception of Dee’s magic is replete with struggles to build and negotiate authoritative interpretational frameworks for doing magic. Arguing with Angels bargains a singular, nuanced method of questions about how ritual magic has survived the arrival of modernity and demonstrates the ways that smooth tradition has recreated magical discourse.

Egil Asprem is a learn Fellow on the heart for historical past of airtight Philosophy and comparable Currents on the college of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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