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Ritual America -- Expanded Edition
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Craig Heimbichner, Adam Parfrey
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-14 - Publisher:

As Masonic Brotherhoods and Fraternal organizations lose members and their once sacred buildings are converted to condos and conference centers, the notion of secret societies has become more formidable. There are as many conspiracies as there are books about these fraternal orders, each with an increasingly outlandish origin story. Whether
Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties: Revised and Expanded Edition, 2nd Edition [4 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1277
Authors: Kara E. Stooksbury, John M. Scheb II, Otis H. Stephens Jr.
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-21 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Thoroughly updated and featuring 75 new entries, this monumental four-volume work illuminates past and present events associated with civil rights and civil liberties in the United States. • Offers 686 alphabetically arranged entries, ranging from thoroughly updated entries from the first edition to 75 new entries that cover dramatic changes
Ritual America
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Craig Heimbichner, Adam Parfrey
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-06 - Publisher: Feral House

"Adam Parfrey is one of the nation's most provocative publishers."—Seattle Weekly "Secret society historian Craig Heimbichner follows the Middle Path to wisdom. He works the graveyard shift in the secret lodge."—Joan d'Arc, Paranoia magazine Secret societies—now a staple of bestseller novels—are pictured as sinister cults that use hooded albinos to
Perdurabo, Revised and Expanded Edition
Language: en
Pages: 720
Authors: Richard Kaczynski
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-10 - Publisher: North Atlantic Books

The name “Aleister Crowley” instantly conjures visions of diabolic ceremonies and orgiastic indulgences—and while the sardonic Crowley would perhaps be the last to challenge such a view, he was also much more than “the Beast,” as this authoritative biography shows. Perdurabo (the magical name Crowley chose when inducted into the
Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America: African diaspora traditions and other American innovations
Language: en
Pages: 5
Authors: Eugene V. Gallagher, W. Michael Ashcraft
Categories: Cults
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Annotation. Most new or alternative religious are gravely misunderstood by members of the religious mainstream. Labeled cults or sects, groups and their members are often ridiculed or otherwise disregarded as weird and potentially dangerous by the populace at large. Despite their efforts at educating the general public, the various anti-