isis unveiled, vol 2: chapter ii (sorcery)

"About the time of the Reformation, the study of alchemy and magic had become so prevalent among the clergy as to produce great scandal. Cardinal Wolsey was openly accused before the court and the privy-council of confederacy with a man named Wood, a sorcerer, who said that "My Lord Cardinale had suche a rynge that [...]

Grateful Day, Everyone…

"I congratulate you, Beloved Students of Light, and I congratulate all who are standing so firm! I congratulate you all with all My Heart in the constant growing of your Self-Mastery, in the constantly growing Power of your Application, and the constantly growing Conviction of the Mastery of Light, acting at your Call to produce [...]

isis unveiled, vol 2: chapter ii (sorcery)

"Catherine, the pious Christian - who has so well deserved in the eyes of the Church of Christ for the atrocious and never-to-be-forgotten massacre of St. Bartholomew - the Queen Catherine, kept in her service an apostate Jacobin priest. Well versed in the "black art", so fully patronized by the Medici family, he had won [...]