The Magic

Author by : Rhonda Byrne
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Total Read : 95
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Description : One word changes everything... For more than twenty centuries, words within a sacred text have mystified, confused, and been misunderstood by almost all who read them. Only a very few people through history have realized that the words are a riddle, and that once you solve the riddle—once you uncover the mystery—a new world will appear before your eyes. In The Magic, Rhonda Byrne reveals this life-changing knowledge to the world. Then, on an incredible 28-day journey, she teaches you how to apply this knowledge in your everyday life. No matter who you are, no matter where you are, no matter what your current circumstances, The Magic is going to change your entire life!


Magic In The Middle Ages

Author by : Richard Kieckhefer
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Total Read : 99
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Description : A fascinating 2000 study of natural and demonic magic within the broad context of medieval culture.


A Cognitive Theory Of Magic

Author by : Jesper Sørensen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rowman Altamira
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Total Read : 90
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Description : The author presents a new theory of magical actions based on a wide array of recent findings in the cognitive sciences. Analysing classical ethnographic cases, he argues that paying close attention to the underlying cognitive processes will not only explain why magical rituals look the way they do, it will also supply new insights into the role of magic in the formation of institutionalised religion.


Renaissance Magic And The Return Of The Golden Age

Author by : John S. Mebane
Languange : en
Publisher by : U of Nebraska Press
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Total Read : 12
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Description : For all their pride in seeing this world clearly, the thinkers and artists of the English Renaissance were also fascinated by magic and the occult. The three greatest playwrights of the period devoted major plays (The Tempest, Doctor Faustus, The Alchemist) to magic, Francis Bacon often referred to it, and it was ever-present in the visual arts. In Renaissance Magic and the Return of the Golden Age John S. Mebane reevaluates the significance of occult philosophy in Renaissance thought and literature, constructing the most detailed historical context for his subject yet attempted.


Magic And Alchemy

Author by : Robert Michael Place
Languange : en
Publisher by : Infobase Publishing
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Total Read : 40
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Description : Examines the history, practices, and philosophies of magic and alchemy in Western history.


Magical Realism

Author by : Lois Parkinson Zamora
Languange : en
Publisher by : Duke University Press
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Total Read : 45
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Description : On magical realism in literature


Magic A Very Short Introduction

Author by : Owen Davies
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Total Read : 45
Total Download : 106
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Description : A wide-ranging overview of how magic has been defined, understood and practiced over the millennia introduces it in today's world as a real force that helps people overcome misfortune, poverty and illness. By the author of Grimoires: A History of Magic Books. Original.


Magic

Author by : Jeanette R. Lynton
Languange : en
Publisher by : Gibbs Smith
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Total Read : 58
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Description : Readers will become master magicians of memories with the 35 patterns and interactive techniques featured in Magic(TM). Each pattern, created by industry icon Jeanette Lynton, features ingenious elements that pull, spin, or slide to reveal more photos or journaling. Readers will love creating photo waterfalls, sliding filmstrips, explosion flaps, and more. The patterns are easy to reproduce with the book's step-by-step illustrated instructions, cutting patterns, and blueprints.An enclosed DVD includes additional video instructions and pattern templates. Jeanette R. Lynton is the founder and CEO of Close To My Heart, a leader in the scrapbooking and stamping industry. Jeanette's pioneering products include a series of instruction programs for scrapbooking layouts and easy-to-make cards. With her artistic eye and "let me show you how(R)" approach, Jeanette has made scrapbooking faster and easier while continuing to emphasize the art of preserving memories and celebrating relationships. She lives near Salt Lake City. Create some magic with these interactive scrapbook patterns!


A General Theory Of Magic

Author by : Marcel Mauss
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Total Read : 16
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Description : First written by Marcel Mauss and Henri Humbert in 1902, A General Theory of Magic gained a wide new readership when republished by Mauss in 1950. As a study of magic in 'primitive' societies and its survival today in our thoughts and social actions, it represents what Claude Lévi-Strauss called, in an introduction to that edition, the astonishing modernity of the mind of one of the century's greatest thinkers. The book offers a fascinating snapshot of magic throughout various cultures as well as deep sociological and religious insights still very much relevant today. At a period when art, magic and science appear to be crossing paths once again, A General Theory of Magic presents itself as a classic for our times.


Witchcraft And Magic In Europe Volume 4

Author by : Stuart Clark
Languange : en
Publisher by : A&C Black
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Total Read : 18
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Description : The fifteenth to eighteenth centuries was a period of witchcraft prosecutions throughout Europe and modern scholars have now devoted a huge amount of research to these episodes. This volume will attempt to bring this work together by summarising the history of the trials in a new way - according to the types of legal systems involved. Other topics covered will be the continued practical use made of magic, the elaboration of demonological theories about witchcraft and magic, and the further development of scientific interests in natural magic through the 'Neoplatonic' and 'Hermetic' period.Amongst the topics included here are Superstition and Belief in high and popular culture, the place of Medicine, Witchcraft survivals in art and literature, and the survival of Persecution.>