David Fideler, author of an important new book, Restoring the Soul of the World, has written a review of my book The Caretakers of the Cosmos, for the journal Parabola. If you’re not familiar with the book, perhaps the review will pique your interest. And if you do know it, that’s all the better.
I’ve posted another excerpt from my Aleister Crowley: Magick, Rock and Roll, and the Wickedest Man in the World on my blog at The Daily Grail. It’s from Chapter One, “The Unforgivable Sin,” and suggests that far from being seen as mad, bad and dangerous to know, Crowley today has mellowed into a British national treasure, rather like Sir Mick Jagger.
Here are links to two recent interviews about Madame Blavatsky. One is with Erik Davis and Maja D’Aoust as part of their excellent Expanding Mind series. The other is with David Crumm at the interfaith website, Read the Spirit. Both are broad and open conversations about Blavatsky’s influence in the modern world.
Here’s an interview with me about Madame Blavatsky and other things on Miguel Connor’s Gnostic Radio show, Aeon Byte. The Einstein story is apocryphal, I’m sure. But I did hear that Stephen Hawking is a closet reader of Isis Unveiled, although I cannot reveal my sources…
Here’s an interview with me on Electric Politics about everyone’s favourite Swedish mystic.
Here’s a review of Swedenborg, my book on him, and me in the Washington Post.