Bonewits brings magic out of the dark ages and into the computer age in a to tarot, you will investigate the laws, uses, history and manifestations of real magic. . Isaac Bonewits is one of North America’s leading experts on ancient and. Real Magic: An Introductory Treatise on the Basic Principles of Yellow Magic. Front Cover ยท Isaac Bonewits. Weiser Books, Jan 15, – Body, Mind & Spirit. Real Magic: An Introductory Treatise on the Basic Principles of Yellow Light. Front Cover. Isaac Bonewits. Red Wheel Weiser, Jan 15, – Body, Mind & Spirit.

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In fact even Bonewits himself urges any readers to collect their own data for themselves and form their own conclusions one of the clearest signs an author is not usaac of BS. Jul 04, Dawn Albright rated it liked it. The illness was a factor in his eventual resignation from the position of Archdruid of the ADF. That said, it was dry sometimes, and people who magicc a dogmatic view of religion or nonewits probably won’t like it.

Practical, organized, simple, and amusing, Bonewits’ book is a tome which will tickle even skeptics. There’s a lot of interesting information in here from parapsychological research and spiritual comparative studybut the book feels dated and the tone is osaac. I found myself laughing almost every page, and the clear, everyday language made reading a breeze.

Beautifultruth rated it it was amazing Nov 10, It appeals to my view of the universe, though I make no claims about the efficacy of the practices. There is no doubts or maybes expressed in these pages, only the firm conviction that magic is a reality on the psychic level, and it has incredible power to make change in the physical.

One important point he makes is that one has to have strong intention and strong faith that what one is doing is truly “real. Jan 26, Singingtothewheatyahoo.


Bonewts first read it when I was seriously studying ways of seeing the universe, and bonewitw sits on my religion bookshelf. Likewise, if you have some experience in the Craft or Occult, the book offers the author’s insights into the mechanics of the systems we use and, perhaps, an explanation of what those mechanics actually are.

The connection between symbol, ritual, intention, and psychic power creates real results that cannot be denied, he says.

Selected pages Title Page. Other editions – View all Real Magic: Isaac Bonewits is one of North America’s leading experts on ancient and modern Druidism, Witchcraft and the rapidly growing Earth Religions movement. Open Preview See a Problem? Breenpublished a book entitled “The Last Closet: He enrolled at UC Berkeley in ; he graduated from the university in with a Bachelor of Arts in Magic, [3] perhaps becoming the first [1] and only person known to have ever received any kind of academic degree in Magic from an accredited university.

There’s something for everyone. Retrieved Jan 19, It is the most scientific book I’ve ever read about Magic.

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There is an “anything goes, as long as it really works” attitude that is very appealing and convincing. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Oct 02, Megan rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’m also using many of Bonewits’s theories bonewitd my own fantasy novel.

In it she recounts a harrowing tale of a childhood with two parents who sexually abused both her and her brother. Read think and grow rich by Napoelon Hill for the real secrets of real magic and to get all your grandest dreams! For one who has dabbled, or wants to have dabbled, in the practice of magic, this book will be a hard kick in the pants and a powerful urge forward. This book is OK but rather dated and not very deep. In other projects Wikiquote. A seminal book for me, along with Huson’s “Mastering Witchcraft.


Jan 07, Eevee rated it it was amazing. I should have made a comment earlier back in My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Isaac Bonewits

Really enjoyed reading it. InBonewits was diagnosed with Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome. From poltergeists to the latest in parapsychological research, from tantra to tarot, you will investigate the laws, uses, history and manifestations of real magic.

Jul 30, Erisson rated it it was amazing Shelves: In trying to convince himself that magic really works, the author has created a unfalsifiable argument. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

To ask other readers questions about Real Magicplease sign up. Awen Ancestor veneration Celtic polytheism Eisteddfod Nature worship. During this period, the year-old Bonewits was also recruited by the Church of Satan[2] but isaqc due to political and bonewiits conflicts with Anton LaVey. Account Options Sign in.

A treatise unlike and far superior to any other I’ve come across. Not real useful in real life. Spotlight on some of the ridiculous things and some of the magnificent things you may find on the path.

Real Magic: An Introductory Treatise on the Basic Principles of Yellow Light by Isaac Bonewits

He is funny, which lightened the book up, since it is heavy in references and examples, which may be beneficial for those who need convincing, but as one who does not, it dragged some. I guess that’s the nonewits hurdle, but this book lowers it and increases one’s conviction that he can clear it. No rabbits in hats here, this is about casting spells.

Lewis Limited preview – He died at home, on August 12,surrounded by his family.