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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

NEW: HOODOO & CONJURE MAGAZINE AND 1-8 VOLUMES OF ANTHOLOGY OF OCCULT WISDOM






EDGE OF THE CIRCLE BOOKS IS PLEASED
TO PRESENT THE FOLLOWING PERIODICALS AND TITLES:




HOODOO AND CONJURE: NEW ORLEANS
Editor/writer Denise Alvarado
Special Edition: Issue#1
Creole Moon Publications
List Price: $24.95

This magazine journal is an 8 X 10 special edition, full color bleed, of the highest quality and bound like a book. A true collector's item and must have for any student of conjure and lover of New Orleans and Southern folk magic traditions.

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
What is Hoodoo and Conjure New Orleans about?
In all its gloriousness and fabulous writ, Hoodoo and Conjure: New Orleans brings to you a fantastic collection of articles from a variety of notable as well as up and coming authors. The majority of the articles center on New Orleans Voodoo and Hoodoo, however, we also include some fantastic articles about southern conjure traditions in general. Here we go...are you ready?

 Get the original story about Mary Oneida Toups by the original author, 6th generation New Orleans born Alyne Pustanio!

 Here are some of the articles jam packed in this issue of Hoodoo and Conjure New Orleans:

 FEATURE STORIES
  • New Orleans-Style Day of the Dead with Sallie Ann Glassman, by Alyne Pustanio
  • In Memorium: Coco Robicheaux, by Alyne Pustanio
  • Digging in the Dirt, by Dorothy Morrison
  • The Story about Mary Oneida Toups, by Alyne Pustanio
  • Tituba, the Voodoo Girl of Salem, by Witchdoctor Utu
  • Food as Medzin, by Madrina Angelique
  • The Graveyard Snake and the Ancestors, by Dr. Snake
  • Holy Death and the Seven Insights: A Gay Man’s Story of Self-Transformation and his Search for Love, by Carolina Dean
  • Adventures in Ghost Hunting by Carolina Dean
  • It Might be a Sign of Things to Come, by H. Byron Ballard
  • Wicca and Voodoo: Bringing the Two Together, by Nish Perez
  • Wicca and Voodoo: Rhythms , by Louis Martinie
  • Crimson Light through Muddy Water: Southern Goth as an Occult Reality, by Tim Broussard

 And more!!!

APPLIED CONJURE
  • Spell Work with the Dead, by Madrina Angelique
  • How to Bury an Enemy, by Madrina Angelique
  • Uncrossing Land, by Aaron Leitch
  • Dem Bones, by Danette Wilson
  • Conjure with the Goetia, by Devi Spring
  • The Wishing Tomb of Marie Laveaux, by Denise Alvarado

 And more!

PHOTO ESSAY
Herein lies the Poor and the Indigent: A Photo Essay of Holt Cemetery by Denise Alvarado and Alyne Pustanio

INTERNATIONAL CONJURE
Mystery Of a Sacred Sastun and The Trinity of Stones: An Interview with Winsom Winsom, by Rev.Roots

TUTORIAL
Tutorial: How to Make  a New Orleans Style Rope Doll by Denise Alvarado

MEDIA REVIEW
American Horror Story: Coven,  Review by Denise Alvarado

This magazine journal is an 8 X 10 special edition, full color bleed, of the highest quality and bound like a book. A true collector's item and must have for any student of conjure and lover of New Orleans and Southern folk magic traditions.

Hoodoo and Conjure New Orleans. It's for real, y'all.




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HOODOO AND CONJURE: NEW ORLEANS 2014
Issue #2
Editor/Author Denise Alvarado
Creole Moon Publications
 List Price: $24.95

This magazine journal is an 8 X 10 special edition, full color bleed, of the highest quality and bound like a book. A true collector's item and must have for any student of conjure and lover of New Orleans and Southern folk magic traditions.

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
What is Hoodoo and Conjure New Orleans about?
The predecessor Hoodoo and Conjure New Orleans was such a smashing success that we have decided to continue with the series! This issue highlights recent events in the world of New Orleans Voudou and includes more Louisiana contributors and talented writers in the wide world of Hoodoo and Conjure.


In this issue:

 FEATURE STORIES

  • The Pink Tomb of Marie Laveaux: Devotion or Desecration? By Denise Alvarado
  • Bearing Witness to Fate: Ifa Reading for 2014, by Baba Eli
  • American Horror Story Coven: Will the Real Papa Legba Please Stand Up? By Denise Alvarado
  • Getting a Jump on Successful New Year, by Dorothy Morrison
  • In the Shadow of the Crossroads, by Alyne Pustanio
  • Louisiana Woman, Carolina Man, by Carolina Dean
  • Walking on the Vows of an Ifa Rootworker, by Doc Oloyade Hava
  • The Noninitiates Guide to Palo, by Madrina Angelique and Baba Omigbemi Olumaki
  • Following Tituba , by Witchdoctor Utu
  • New Orleans Practitioner Profile: The Divine Prince Ty Emmecca , by Denise Alvarado

APPLIED CONJURE
  • Brown Bottle Spell,  by Magick LaCroix
  • Easy Low Cost Money Spells,  by Carolina Dean
  • Getting that Swing: How to Use a Pendulum,  by Carolina Dean
  • Talking to the Ancestors with Bare Bones,  by Melony Malsom
  • A Guide to Candle Shapes and Figures,  by Celeste Heldstab
  • Blockbuster Magick,  by Khi Armand

 And more!!!

This magazine journal is an 8 X 10 special edition, full color bleed, of the highest quality and bound like a book. A true collector's item and must have for any student of conjure and lover of New Orleans and Southern folk magic traditions.
Hoodoo and Conjure New Orleans. It's for real, y'all.

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Volumes 1 through 8 of:
AN ANTHOLOGY OF OCCULT WISDOM
From Datura Press

This series is a collection of forty years of writing from the archive of the Servants of the Light, featuring articles and lectures by Delores Ashcroft-Nowicki, W.E. Butler, and Gareth Knight.



AN ANTHOLOGY OF OCCULT WISDOM, VOLUME 1
List Price: $20.00

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
For years I heard stories about the mythic file cabinet in Dolores’s office. Now for the first time these files have been opened and published. This book is first in a series. Articles dating from the early ‘70s until the present. Not since Israel Regardie published the secrets of the Golden Dawn, has so much new information come to light. Some of the articles in this volume are, Visions of Wholeness, The Elemental Kingdom, The Four Holy Creatures, Concerning Dr. Tavener, The Grail and the Lance,  The Three Aspects of Occult Ritual, Aphrodite the Awakener, and many more.







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AN ANTHOLOGY OF OCCULT WISDOM, VOLUME 2
List Price: $20.00

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
The second book in this series has even more unpublished material than the first volume. Along with material from Dolores and Ernest Butler, is work from Ernest’s mentor, The Rev. Robert King!  Some of the articles in this volume are, The Astral Light, Common Sense and Glamour in Occult Work, The Unreserved Dedication, Death: The Last Great Adventure, The Gypsy Runes, The Implications of Exorcism, Guarding Merlin’s Enclosure, Building A Temple, and many more.









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AN ANTHOLOGY OF OCCULT WISDOM, VOLUME 3
List Price: $20.00

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
The third book in this series has a new contributor! Gareth Knight has joined Dolores and Ernest, making this the most exciting volume to date!  Included in this volume is Social Work and the Unseen, The Automatisms of Mediumship, The Solo Practitioner in Magic, Dion Fortune in Bristol & Somerset, The Magical Life, Avalon of the Heart, The Faery Tradition in Arthurian Legend, Dion Fortune and the Masonic Tradition, and much more!









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AN ANTHOLOGY OF OCCULT WISDOM, VOLUME 4
List Price: $25.00

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
The fourth book in this series boasts not only the work of Dolores and W.E. Butler, but the writings of Gareth Knight and Dion Fortune! I like to think of this one as the Atlantean volume, since a majority of the writings are about that mysterious island.

This volume includes, The Dion Fortune Collection, Atlantean Memories, Our Atlantean Heritage, The Green Ray, The Church on the Sea Shore Experiences With the Element of Fire, Dion Fortune and the Lost Secrets of the West, The Dweller on the Threshold, Chr–čtien De Troyes –† The First Arthurian Romancer, The Elemental Tides, The Red Rose and The White, and much more!






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AN ANTHOLOGY OF OCCULT WISDOM, VOLUME 5
List Price: $20.00

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Before there was The Servants of the Light, there was a correspondence school called The Helios Course, run by Gareth Knight and W.E. Butler. The quarterly newsletters chronicle not only the beginning of the school that was to become the SOL, but the development of distance learning. I was thrilled to find them when I went to visit Dolores a few years ago. 

The first 14 are included in the articles in this volume. Round Merlin’s Table 1-14, Notes on Geburah and Hod, A Harvest of Festivals, Planetary Scapegoats, Incense Formulas and Recipes, Vibrations of the Name, Mental Training from the Ancient Mystery Schools, The Grail Tests, The Gnostic Hypostases and the Grail Legend.





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AN ANTHOLOGY OF OCCULT WISDOM, VOLUME 6
List Price: $20.00

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
The sixth book in this series has more or the Round Merlins’ Table newsletters plus fascinating articles on all aspects of the occult. Included are, Child Rearing in the Occult Traditions, Keys in Practical Magic Version 1*, Shambala, Creative Mythology in Occult Training, Magic and Ritual in the Ancient World











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AN ANTHOLOGY OF OCCULT WISDOM VOLUME 7
List Price: $20.00

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
The seventh book in this series continues to bring new work to the public. In addition to the work of Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki this volume has work by W.E. Butler and The Rev. Robert King (Mr. Butler’s teacher and mentor).Some of the titles are The Right to Understand, Woman and the Grail, Mysticism in the Liberal Catholic Church and Merlin and the Mother Goddess









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AN ANTHOLOGY OF OCCULT WISDOM VOLUME 8
List Price: $20.00

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
The eighth book in this series boasts two chapters by Herbie Brennan, (author of the NYT bestseller, The Fairy Wars) Conjuration and Magical Diagrams. Also included are the following chapters by Dolores and W.E. Butler… Defining the Magical Personality, Magical Dynamics in Everyday Living, The Egyptian Mysteries – Their Origin & Scope, Adam Kadmon and The Psalms of David.

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