The Spring ’09 issue of The Gnostic: A Journal of Gnosticism, Western Esotericism and Spirituality has reviewed two of our Western tradition favorites!


The Golden Thread: The Timeless Wisdom of the Western Mystery Traditions byJoscelyn Godwin, Foreword by Richard Smoley

The tone of the essays is light, but the scholarship behind them is by no means lightweight and Godwin displays an enviable ability to cut to the chase and each chapter contains sharp insights…the ideal first book  —Andrew Phillip Smith




Hidden Wisdom: A Guide to the Western Inner Traditions by Richard Smoley and Jay Kinney

…draws on the pair’s extensive experience as editors of the excellent but now defunct Gnosis magazine….each tradition is presented accurately, in its own terms.Andrew Phillip Smith 

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The Gnostic is published by Bardic Press, Spring 2009                        Squarebound • Softcover • 140 pages • ISBN 978-1906834029 • $12 / £8 €9

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