The Mysteries of Germany's Most Secret Occult Order
The hidden teachings and practices of Germanoccultism have long held a strong fascination for thepoet as well as the historian. The largest Germansecret lodge—the Fraternitas Saturni—revealed neither its membership, its inner teachings, nor its rites.Still the most active and important magical society inGermany today, the FS has been the object of speculation, suspicion, and suppression. It is only througha chance occurrence that the inner documents of thisorder were published in Germany. The book you nowhold is the first comprehensive interpretive study of these documents and of the inner workings of the FSwhich they reveal.Within these pages you will discover the fascinating stories of this order's founders and leaders.You will witness the development of its magical doctrines and practices, its banishment by the Nazis, andits postwar dissentions and conflicts. The Saturniandegree system of initiation will be revealed in fulldetail, as will some of the order's unique cosmologi¬cal and sex-magical teachings. A selection of some of the most powerful and unusual rites historicallypracticed by the FS are also offered.
Fire and Ice
throws a unique light on one of theworld's darkest and most mysterious philosophicalcorners. It is a book of accomplished scholarship anda compendium of fascinating anecdote. This text willbe found to be indispensable for anyone interested inthe history of western occultism of the 20th century.