Kings and Princes

A bit of commentary on the structure and etymology of Hebrew god names used in magic. (First posted on Tumblr, but I’m transcribing it here so my non-tumblr followers can read it.) One of my Tumblr followers asked: “I’ve been using the term “elohim savoth” in consecration for a little while now. Read it somewhere, figured I’d…

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The Akkadian Origins of the Prince of Angels

  St. Michael the Archangel mirroring the pose of his predecessor Reshef.    Summary TL;DR: The Archangel Michael is so ancient that you can trace his name back to around at least 1600 BCE, a thousand years before he is ever mentioned in Judaism. He appears to have found his way into Hebrew via the Babylonian Exile…

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Colonialism, Mysticism, and Poison Wheat

“The problem is half of neo-paganism and especially occultism is a product of neocolonialism, orientalism, racism, and antisemitism. That number is more than half the second you visit any generic New Age section in a bookstore. It can’t just be a trimming of the more offensive looking branches of these groups. Folks need search for root…

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