Communing with the Spirits: The Magical Practice of Necromancy ...

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Weiser Books, 1998 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 228 pages
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An occult title for serious magicians, this text on necromancy contains an overview of the technical process involved in communing with the spirits of the dead, and in locating and making contact with spirits who are going to work for the magician. The author includes all the formulaes necessary to begin work, as well as information on meeting with ancestral and divinatory spirits, releasing the dead, and moving spirits from place to place.
 

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A lucid presentation of the art of necromancy that dusts, with a sweep of arm, the moralistic prejudices and the fantastic presuppositions on the subject. Echoing ancient Greek and Roman practices ... Read full review

Contents

Magic and the Spirits of the Dead
1
Keeping Up with Your Spirits
17
Personal Characteristics of a Necromancer
33
Meeting Your Ancestral Spirits
47
Controlling Spirit InfluencesPart One
67
Obtaining a Divinatory Spirit
87
Working with Your Divinatory Spirit
99
Summoning Spirits of the Dead
115
Controlling Spirit InfluencesPart Two
137
Obtaining a Working Spirit
151
Working with an Operative Spirit
169
Releasing the Dead
181
Other Ways of Working with the Dead
195
Moving Spirits from Place to Place
211
Index
226
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Advanced Summoning
125

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