Offers the reader an in-depth look at what occultism can be to the rational and well-trained practitioner. Fortune presents a clear discussion, sweeping aside our cultural assumptions and stereotypes. She is able to place occultism in its proper place asa philosophy that employs scientific and rational methodology to explore the meaning of life, while retaining religious overtones. She reveals the heart of occult ethics and ideals that occult research seeks to aid people in achieving enlightenment.
Dion Fortune (1891-1946), founder of The Society of the Inner Light, was a prolific writer, pioneer psychologist, powerful psychic, thus recognized as one of the most luminous and significant figures of 20th-century esoteric thought. Author of the highly acclaimed Psychic Self-Defense, her novels include The Goat Foot God, The Demon Lover, and The Winged Bull. Gareth Knight is one of the major occult practitioners and authors of today. His many books include Experience of Inner Worlds, Magical World of the Tarot, Secret Tradition in Arthurian Legend.