Review by William Rowlandson – A Pilgrimage into Weird Highness by Erik Davis
Exploring the Weird is Weird. Investigating wormholes in the fabric of the space-time continuum opens wormholes in the fabric of the space-time continuum. That is my summary of Ness HighWeird.
Review by William Rowlandson – Damned facts: Fortean essays on religion, folklore and the paranormal ed. Jack Hunter
Some writers are influential enough to have their own adjective – Shakespearean, cervantino, Dickensian, Kafkaesque, Orwellian. (Douglas Adams should have one, but Adamsian sounds odd). Charles Fort is honoured not only with the adjective Fortean but also with the noun Forteana. What is, what are, Forteana?
Review by Angela Voss: The Real Astrology by John Frawley
John Frawley is a practitioner of what he terms ‘traditional’ astrology. Although never precisely defined in his book, we understand this tradition to be that established more or less definitively by the Roman astronomer Claudius Ptolemy in his Tetrabiblos,
Review by Angela Voss: Performance: Revealing the Orpheus Within by Anthony Rooley
Anthony Rooley’s book offers an insight into the potential of performance as a key to self-knowledge.
Review by Angela Voss: Music in Renaissance Magic by G. Tomlinson
This is an original and quite extraordinary book, which focuses on the connection between music and magic in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
Review by Angela Voss: The Dawn of Astrology by Nicholas Campion
In many ways The Dawn of Astrology is a tour de force, a vast historical overview of the cosmological, philosophical and metaphysical threads which have woven into the colourful tapestry of astrology in all its forms
Review by Angela Voss: On the Nature of Love by Arthur Farndell
The theme of love was central to the Renaissance revival of Platonism led by Marsilio Ficino of Florence (1433–99).