Resources

Here I will include lists of books, websites, and other resources on relevant topics. These are all sources of information which I consider to be exceptionally useful.

Hermetic Practice

  • The Tarot by Mouni Sadhu (2007, Hermetica Press)
  • Concentration by Mouni Sadhu (1965, Wilshire Book Company)
  • Theurgy: The Art of Effective Worship by Mouni Sadhu (2004, Aeon Books)
  • Initiation Into Hermetics by Franz Bardon (2001, Merkur Publishing)
  • The Practice of Magical Evocation by Franz Bardon (2001, Merkur Publishing)
  • A Bardon Companion by Rawn Clark (available for free at A Bardon Companion)
  • Alchemy Unveiled by Johannes Helmond (2000, Merkur Publishing)

Hermetic Philosophy

  • Meditations on the Tarot: A Journey into Christian Hermeticism by Anonymous (2002, Tarcher/Putnam)
  • Kybalion: Hermetic Philosophy by Three Initiates (1912, Yogi Publication Society)
  • The Way of Hermes translated by Clement Salaman, Dorine van Oven, William D. Wharton, and Jean-Pierre Mahé (2004, Inner Traditions International) includes translations of Corpus Hermeticum and The Definitions of Hermes Trismegistus to Asclepius

Christian Spirituality

  • Holy Bible, various good translations like NKJV, NRSV, and the Orthodox Study Bible
  • The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt-Out by Brennan Manning (2005, Multnomah Books)
  • The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions by Marcus J. Borg & N. T. Wright (2007, HarperOne)
  • The Complete C. S. Lewis Signature Classics by C. S. Lewis (2007, HarperOne), includes Mere Christianity, The Great Divorce, The Problem of Pain and others

Rational & Natural Theology

  • There Is a God: How the World’s Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind by Antony Flew with Roy Abraham Varghese (2007, HarperOne)
  • God According to God: A Physicist Proves We’ve Been Wrong About God All Along by Gerald Schroeder (2009, HarperOne)
  • The Mind of God: The Scientific Basis for a Rational World by Paul Davies (2005, Simon & Schuster)

Kabbalah

  • Eight Temples Meditation Project: Exploring the Planetary Spheres of the Qabbalistic Tree of Life by Rawn Clark (available for free at A Bardon Companion)
  • A Garden of Pomegranates by Israel Regardie (1995, Llewellyn Publications), but ignore the “additional material” by the Ciceros, it’s useless
  • God is a Verb: Kabbalah and the Practice of Mystical Judaism by Rabbi David Cooper (1998, Riverhead Books)
  • Meditation and Kabbalah by Aryeh Kaplan (1994, Jason Aronson)
  • Key to the True Quabbalah by Franz Bardon (1986, Dieter Rüggeberg)

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