||Secret Teachings of All Ages Index
|| 4:05 pm EDT, Jul 25, 2005
For once, a book which really lives up to its title.
Hall self-published this massive tome in 1928,
consisting of about 200 legal-sized pages in 8 point type;
it is literally his magnum opus.
Each of the nearly 50 chapters is so dense
with information that it is the equivalent of an entire short book.
If you read this book in its entirety you will be in a good position
to dive into subjects such as the Qabbala, Alchemy, Tarot, Ceremonial Magic,
Neo-Platonic Philosophy, Mystery Religions, and
the theory of Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry.
Although there are some questionable and controversial parts of the book,
such as the outdated material on Islam,
the portion on the Bacon-Shakespeare hypothesis,
and Hall's conspiracy theory of history
as driven by an elite cabal of roving immortals,
they are far out-weighed by the comprehensive
information here on other subjects.
An excellent book, regarded as one of the most comprehensive occult books ever. Now in the public domain, so enjoy!
Secret Teachings of All Ages Index
|| 1:59 pm EDT, Aug 6, 2004
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