Luminous Stone - Book
Satan, but sexy.
Lucifer's transgression is examined, as well as the penetrating and trangressive nature of his radiance. In the popular imagination, the fallen angel Lucifer evokes such concepts as heresy, rebellion, pride, liberation from the bonds of demiurgic oppression, and impetus for human evolution.
- Edited by Michael Howard and Daniel A. Schulke
From his earliest origins, the Proud Angel has been hailed by religious and artistic countercultures as a patron saint of enlightenment his most essential quality embodying overthrow of ignorance and the inspired process of revelation. Allied to ancient Gnostic Christian cosmological conceptions, the fallen angel has also found dominion within occult traditions, folk magic, philosophy, as well as art and literature.
- Softcover book is 9 in.tall and 6 in.wide
- 150 pages of essays by 11 different contributing writers and occult academics
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