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Introduction

Part I The Cosmos

i. The Very Shape of Things: Sacred Geometry in Art
ii. Gazing at the Stars: Astrology and the Zodiac in Art
iii. The Imagery and Inspiration of the Elements
iv. Alchemy and the Artistic Spirit

Part II Higher Beings

v. Gods and Immortals: Divine Expression Through the Arts
vi. The Kabbalah as a Source of Artistic Expression
vii. Theosophical Thought Manifested Through Art
viii. The Hermetic Tradition and the Arts

Part III Practitioners

ix. Potions, Persecutions and Power: Witches and Witchcraft in Art
x. Spirit Art and Spiritualism
xi. Emblems of Insight and Divine Inspiration: Divination in the Arts
xii. Ceremonial Magic: Invoking the Artistic Spirit

Index
Further Reading
Picture Credits
Thanks/About the Author

About the Author

S. Elizabeth (aka Mlle Ghoul) is a Florida-based writer specialising in art, the macabre and the supernatural. She is a staff writer at Haute Macabre and has written for 'Coilhouse', 'Dirge' and 'Death and the Maiden Blog'. S. Elizabeth was also the co-creator of The Occult Activity Book (vol 1 and 2) and runs two successful blogs: Ghoul Next Door (ghoulnextdoor.tumblr.com) and These Unquiet Things (unquietthings.com).

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"This exhibition-in-a-book brings together a cornucopia of images from the Western occult tradition in a manner that inspires curiosity and thought." * MythLore *

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