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Journal of Thelemic StudiesV2.2

Journal of Thelemic StudiesV2.2

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 J O U R N A L O F T H E L E M I C S T U D I E S
  Volume 2, Number 2
SPRING 2009, C.E.
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Journal of Thelemic Studiesand individual authors except where otherwise noted.
 
 
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Introduction
by the Editor………………………….………………………………………….…….3
 Thelemic Atheism and the Revaluation of Virtues
by Los………………………………………...6
“The Magus Revealed”
by Hettie Rowley…………………..………………………………….….16
One Becomes Many: On the Manifestation of the Divine
by Isaac Aurelian…………….………18
“Trinity 93”
by Frater A…………………………………………………………………………….31
 Thelema in the Classroom
by Soror L.V.X.N.O.X.……………………………….………...……..32
“The Gateway of Aquarius”
by Hettie Rowley…………………………………………………….41
 Thelemic Crime & Punishment
by Krymetrion………………………………………………...…43
“The Master Therion 666”
by Hettie Rowley……………………………………..……..…………62
Contributors
…………………………………………………………………………...……...….....64
Table of Contents
 
 
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by the Editor
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.
 Aleister Crowley once wrote in hisessay “Duty” that, “Combat stimulates the virile or creative energy; and, like love, of  which it is one form, excites the mind to an orgasm which enables it to transcend itsrational dullness.” Going by the first part of this quotation,
The Journal of Thelemic Studies 
 has been a source of much creative energy. If we are lucky, it “excite[d] the mind to anorgasm” once or twice too. The intellectual combat, with the thrust by the authors of the articles and the inevitable parries by the readers, enshrined in this
 Journal 
hasstimulated some interesting discussion. I often get e-mails both praising andcomplaining about the same article – sometimes two people will mention the very sameline in an article yet have diametrically opposite reactions.I want to extend and open invitation to all readers to submit responses to various articles in any past issue of 
The Journal of Thelemic Studies 
: the responses may beincluded in a later issue of the
Journal 
. We informally abide by the motto “As brothersfight ye!” ( 
Liber AL 
III:59), acknowledging that complex and controversial issues may be tackled aggressively but with respect for others’ opinions. Ideally we can engage inintellectual combat as “one form” of love (as Crowley mentions in the quotationabove), where we can assert, compare, contrast, discard, and synthesize opinions “tobring out saliently the differences between two points-of-view [which] is useful to both[points-of-view] in measuring the position of each in the whole” (“Duty”). These are interesting and changing times in the world of Thelema. Recently, aclass at UC Berkeley was started by a student titled “Thelema: Aleister Crowley’sPsycho-spiritual Philosophy for a New Aeon.” Hopefully this is only the start of  Thelema being accepted as a viable subject for academic study. Thelemic Studies hascontinued maintaining its forums on its website http://www.ThelemicStudies.com andits YouTube video series, “Thelema Talk” (http://www.youtube.com/HeruTV). Also,a new effort has formulated, focusing on the promulgation of the Law of Thelema; thisorganization is called “The Army of Ra-Hoor-Khuit” and more information can be
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