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All Good things . . .

For a second publishing cycle we’ve not had has not had enough material submitted to put together an issue of the Journal of the Western Mystery Tradition. So, after nearly 15 years, the Journal is coming to an end. Archives…

We’re Not Dead Yet!

As you might have noticed, there was no Vernal Equinox issue of the JWMT this year. If you are on the JWMT Facebook page you will have seen some discussion of this already. The short version is that while there were…

Introduction: Tools of the Trade

by J.S. Kupperman Welcome to the 2014 Vernal Equinox issue of theJournal of the Western Mystery Tradition– Tools of the Trade. The evidence for the use of tools in magical practice stretches back to antiquity. This should not be overly…

In Memorium: Vincent Bridges

The Journal of the Western Mystery Tradition is saddened to announce the unexpected death this past July 25th of Vincent Bridges, who was one of our regular contributors for many years.  He died in Prague, the Czech Republic, only hours before his play…

Two Letters from Frederick Hockley by Dan Harms

The following letters, from the archives at Trinity College, Cambridge, describe the nineteenth-century mystic Frederick Hockley’s minor role in a major scholarly controversy at the time.  A full description of the events can be found in D. A. Winstanley’s “Halliwell…