Tarot and Hermeticism with Reverend Erik

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Recent Articles

  • Featured Card: Eight of Wands (7/18/2017) - When I first started this blog, I had a “Card of the Week” feature that was not weekly and didn’t last long. This “Featured Cards” feature is the sequel to that. I promise no regularity but lots of longevity. Let’s examine the Eight of Wands.
  • The Devil Card in Different Decks (7/5/2017) - A while back, I featured the Devil card as Card of the Week. In that post, I emphasized a few elements of the card’s symbolism that I find very poignant. In particular, the chains or rope binding the foreground figures is voluntary, meaning that the bonds can be thrown off. This symbolism isn’t consistent across... Read more »
  • Learning from Qabalah Qlub (6/8/2017) - In January, the Portland Scottish Rite Valley started a monthly club night. I came up with an idea for a club to study Hermetic Qabalah as it's presented in Morals & Dogma and the Scottish Rite degrees. This has been an incredible learning experience for me.
  • The Magical Memory “The Magical Memory” Lecture Slides and Notes (6/4/2017) - On Saturday, June 3rd, I gave a lecture at the Sekhet-Maat OTO Lodge titled "The Magical Memory: The Art of Memory as an Occult Practice". Below, please find a link to the slides and a list of references used while preparing the lecture.

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