How to Become a Mage (hc) by Josephin Peladan
How to Become a Mage is the first English translation of the enormously influential occultist Jos?phin P?ladan. This book is a fascinating display of nineteenth-century French thought, sharing audacious ideas on overcoming the pitfalls of status-quo society while perfecting and purifying one?s own soul in preparation for transcendence and sacred transformation. P?ladan was committed to the belief that the best way to enter into communion with the divine was through magic and the arts. He played a key role in fin-de-si?cle culture, expounding upon the spiritual weight of physical, intellectual, familial, and creative pursuits while guiding young seekers toward a radical reassessment of the values and activities of contemporary life. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" Hard cover book by Josephin Peladan with 244 pages.