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By Egil Asprem

An exploration of John Dee’s Enochian magic of angel touch, its reinterpretation through the years, and its persistence to the current day.

This interesting paintings explores John Dee’s Enochian magic and the background of its reception. Dee (1527–1608/9), an complete ordinary thinker and member of Queen Elizabeth I’s court docket, used to be additionally an esoteric researcher whose diaries element years of conversations with angels completed using crystal-gazer Edward Kelley. His Enochian magic deals a style for contacting angels and demons in keeping with secrets and techniques present in the apocryphal publication of Enoch.

Examining this magical method from its Renaissance origins to offer day occultism, Egil Asprem indicates how the reception of Dee’s magic is replete with struggles to build and negotiate authoritative interpretational frameworks for doing magic. Arguing with Angels bargains a unique, nuanced method of questions on how ritual magic has survived the appearance of modernity and demonstrates the ways that smooth tradition has recreated magical discourse.

Egil Asprem is a learn Fellow on the middle for background of airtight Philosophy and similar Currents on the collage of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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