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Greatest Hits: 9 popular reviews from 2014

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William Blake's Sexual Path to Spiritual Vision, by Marsha Keith Schuchard

We’ve had a fantastic year so far, and it’s all to you — our supporters and readers.

In the spirit of the holidays, I decided to put together a list of our seven most popular reviews from 2014. As you’ve no doubt noticed, while we focus on alternative spirituality and practical magick, we review books from a range of beliefs and practices, and this list is no different.

Click on the title link to take you to the full reviews. Maybe you’ll find your next gift idea, or something to spend that gift card on.

Happy holidays!


Avalon, by Heather Dale
Reviewed by Brendan Myers

Dale’s voice is gentle and inviting, yet deliberate and strong, like a warm fire in a comfortable home while a storm blows outside.

The High Magic of Talismans and Amulets, by Claude Lecouteux
Reviewed by Freeman Presson

The summary of the talismanic art is broad, drawing on more sources than just Agrippa and The Picatrix.

William Blake’s Sexual Path to Spiritual Vision, by Marsha Keith Schuchard
Reviewed by Gesigewigu’s

If you’re a William Blake fan, or even just curious about the subtle mystical sexual undercurrents in Christian Europe at the time, this is a great book for you. Continue reading


Advertise with Spiral Nature in 2015

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Spiral Nature was founded in October 2000 with a focus on alternative spiritualities and practical magick. Our articles, essays and reviews explore occulture – the places where pop culture and the arcane connect.

A magazine-style website, Spiral Nature publishes an average of two to three posts per week; ranging from in-depth essays and articles, critical looks at occulture in media, practical how-tos, book and oracle reviews, and regular links and letters columns.

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Poll: Which winter holidays do you celebrate?

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Polling station, photo by Pete

December’s poll asks, Which winter holidays do you celebrate?

Which winter holidays do you celebrate?

  • Christmas (60%, 37 Votes)
  • Winter Solstice (60%, 37 Votes)
  • Yule (40%, 25 Votes)
  • Saturnalia (13%, 8 Votes)
  • Krampusnacht (8%, 5 Votes)
  • Agnostica (8%, 5 Votes)
  • Festivus (8%, 5 Votes)
  • Hanukkah (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Hogswatch (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Kwanzaa (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Gurnenthar's Ascendance (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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Have we forgotten one? What else do you celebrate?

Image credit: Pete


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