this book contains a fantasy story, taking you into a world full of magic. It is written
in two languages, German and English. You can compare the text section by
section as the English version is as close to the wording of the German original
Author: André Pfeifer
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Mit einem Zauberschwert soll ein kleines Mädchen einen bösen Dämon besiegen, der die Welt in Ödland verwandelt. Aber das Mädchen will nicht kämpfen. With a magic sword a little girl is supposed to defeat an evil demon, who turns the world into wasteland. But the girl doesn ́t want to fight. Sprachen lernen mit Hilfe einer wunderbaren Geschichte über Mut und Erlösung. Geschrieben in Deutsch und Englisch. To learn a language with the help of a wonderful story about courage and redemption. Written in German and English.
Bread bakers have been clamoring for more of Linda Rehberg and Lois Conway's magic. They've responded with More Bread Machine Magic, a collection of 140 of their best new recipes!
Author: Linda Rehberg
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Bread bakers have been clamoring for more of Linda Rehberg and Lois Conway's magic. They've responded with More Bread Machine Magic, a collection of 140 of their best new recipes! More Bread Machine Magic offers perfected recipes for an array of baked delights, from sourdough and pumpernickel loaves to sweet, savory, fat-free, whole grain, and sugar-free breads. More imaginative than the generic recipes that come with the machine, each recipe-tested in more than a dozen machines-features step-by-step instructions, hints, and creative suggestions for baking the perfect loaf, every time. There are also recipes for doughs that you prepare in the bread machine, fashioned by hand, and bake in a traditional oven, such as pizza crusts, focaccia, flatbreads, rolls, and even bagels. All recipes are adapted for 1-, 1 1/2-, and 2-pound bread machines. Recipes include: cinnamon-raisin bagels, Scandinavian rye bread, Irish soda bread, pesto spiral loaf, New England maple syrup bread, heavenly herb rolls, petite brioche, butterscotch apple bread pudding, challah, sun-dried tomato mozzarella bread, and many more!
Vision and Illusion in Marlowe ' s Dr . Faustus Magic in Dr . Faustus is a unifying
symbol which draws together the three aspects of Renaissance thought with
which Christopher Marlowe was typically concerned : the indulgence of the
Author: John S. Mebane
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Category: Literary Criticism
For all their pride in seeing this world clearly, the thinkers and artists of the English Renaissance were also fascinated by magic and the occult. The three greatest playwrights of the period devoted major plays (The Tempest, Doctor Faustus, The Alchemist) to magic, Francis Bacon often referred to it, and it was ever-present in the visual arts. In Renaissance Magic and the Return of the Golden Age John S. Mebane reevaluates the significance of occult philosophy in Renaissance thought and literature, constructing the most detailed historical context for his subject yet attempted.
Seven hundred illustrations and specially prepared drawings enhance this comprehensive narrative history of architecture and urbanism from the prehistoric environment of the Stone Age to Post-Modernism which encompasses Western and non ...
Author: Allan M. Brandt
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Seven hundred illustrations and specially prepared drawings enhance this comprehensive narrative history of architecture and urbanism from the prehistoric environment of the Stone Age to Post-Modernism which encompasses Western and non-Western traditions
Release on 2016-05-24 | by Michael Muhammad Knight
In doing so, the book counters and complicates widespread perceptions of Islam, as well as of magic as it is practiced outside of European contexts.
Author: Michael Muhammad Knight
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
The progenitor of "Muslim punk rock" and one of today's freshest spiritual voices pushes back against the common assumption that the historic faiths have no occult or magical tradition in this richly learned historical and personal journey through the practice of magic in Islam. Magic in Islam offers a look at magical and occult technologies throughout Muslim history, starting with Islam's earliest and most canonical sources. In addition to providing a highly accessible introduction to magic as it is defined, practiced, condemned, and defended within Muslim traditions, Magic in Islam challenges common assumptions about organized religion. Michael Muhammad Knight's deeply original book fills a gap within existing literature on the place of magic in Islamic traditions and opens a new window on Islam for general readers and students of religion alike. In doing so, the book counters and complicates widespread perceptions of Islam, as well as of magic as it is practiced outside of European contexts. Magic in Islam also challenges our view of "organized religions" as clearly defined systems that can be reduced to checklists of key doctrines, texts, and rules. As a result, Magic in Islam throws a monkey wrench into the conventions of the "intro to Islam" genre, threatening to flip popular notions of a religion's "center" and "margins." From the Trade Paperback edition.
THE MAGIC WELL By Herman O . Ammann 8o . ( As curtain rises the stage is
empty except for the stone well about four feet high at Stage Center . It has four
posts and a thatched roof . There are three large rocks to the right and three to
the left ...
Author: Herman Ammann
Publisher: I. E. Clark Publications
Category: Children's plays
Here at last is a dramatization of Hansel and Gretel which English -speaking audiences (children or adults) can love, yet which retains the true German flavor of the original Grimms fairy tale. A strong ethnic flavor can be given to your production by using the German folk songs and dances suggested in the script. The Director's Production Script gives simple scores of all music needed plus full details on how to do the folk dances - and even a lesson in how to speak with a German dialect. However the music and dialect can be omitted. Adults or children can play the title roles, making the play ideal for community, university, high school, or elementary theatre. This two-act dramatization of the delightful Grimms fairy tale - premiered by Fort Worth's Casa Manana Theatre in February 1969 - may be presented as a musical, with songs and provisions for dances written into the plot. Or it may be presented as a straight play without music. The plot resolves around the twelve beautiful but highly independent daughters of the king. They mysteriously wear out their shoes every night. Where do they go? What do they do? How do they get out of the castle? Nobody knows - and the king is willing to pay dearly to find out. In fact, the man who discovers the secret will receive not only a kingdom to rule, but his choice of the princesses in marriage. Many adventurers have tried to win the reward, only to end up on the Horrible Headsman's chopping block. Then along comes Brand, a young soldier who is supremely confident of his ability to solve any problem - but even he discovers that he urgently needs help. And it comes from the most delightful Fairy Godmother ever to cross a stage. -- from back cover.
What Is a Magic Number Puzzle ? Generally , this term refers to a type of puzzle
in which specified numbers are arranged in a pattern such that each row , column
, and diagonal adds up to the same sum . The most well - known of these ...
The complex and rigid structure of ritual magic that developed 1 in the Hermetic
Order of the Golden Dawn is firmly based on the European medieval tradition .
This is in large measure a fusion of the practical Kabbalah with Graeco - Egyptian
Author: Donald Tyson
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Ritual Magic, by Donald Tyson, provides a historical, theoretical, and practical introduction to the astonishing world of magic--not mere myth and delusion nor tricks and illusion, but real magic. In Ritual Magic you will learn what is possible with magic. Can magic bring rains from a clear sky? Can it calm stormy seas? Can real magic change the outcome of great battles? Can you use magic to improve your life? The answers to these and many other questions will be found in Ritual Magic. ·Explore the roots of magic ? its complete history ·Get answers to questions frequently asked by those approaching magic for the first time ·Discover how magic works ·Learn the similarities and differences among different magical paths, including Golden Dawn, Shamanism, Wicca, Thelema, Druidism, and more ·Receive complete instructions for rituals to awaken magical awareness and to accomplish a willed purpose ·Deepen your knowledge of ritual magic, with suggested programs of study and reading material ·Learn how and why magic can become an important part of your life Whatever you own particular occult interest, Ritual Magic will help you learn what it is about, where it comes from, and how to do it correctly. By using this book as a road map of Western occultism, you will discover the truth about magic and use it to improve your life.
CANAANITE MAGIC VS. ISRAELITE RELIGION: DEUTERONOMY 18 AND THE
TAXONOMY OF TABOO BRIAN B. SCHMIDT University of Michigan Through the
centuries, interpreters have typically attributed the ritual performances reported, ...
Author: Paul Allan Mirecki
This volume contains a series of provocative essays that explore expressions of magic and ritual power in the ancient world. The strength of the present volume lies in the breadth of scholarly approaches represented. The book begins with several papyrological studies presenting important new texts in Greek and Coptic, continuing with essays focussing on taxonomy and definition. The concluding essays apply contemporary theories to analyses of specific test cases in a broad variety of ancient Mediterranean cultures. Paul Mirecki, Th.D. (1986) in Religious Studies, Harvard Divinity School, is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Kansas. Marvin Meyer, Ph.D. (1979) in Religion, Claremont Graduate School, is Professor of Religion at Chapman University, Orange, California, and Director of the Coptic Magical Texts Project of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity.
THE WHITE-MAGIC BOOK O us, the people of the twentieth century, the
conquest of the air, the transmission of messages by wireless telegraphy, the
harnessing of the terrific forces of electricity to our daily needs are sober facts of
magic 181 Carroll states that chaos is the life force of the universe and is not
human-hearted; therefore, the wizard, or magician, cannot be human-hearted
when he seeks to tap into this power. He must perform “monstrous and arbitrary
acts” to ...
Author: Rosemary Guiley
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
A comprehensive illustrated reference guide with more than 400 entries on the subjects of magic and alchemy.
AFTERWORD Since the appearance of Ancient Christian Magic in 1994, newly
published Coptic texts of ritual power (as well as Greek texts of ritual power from
Christian Egypt) have continued to appear in the scholarly literature, and the ...
Author: Marvin Meyer
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
This thought-provoking collection of magical texts from ancient Egypt shows the exotic rituals, esoteric healing practices, and incantatory and supernatural dimensions that flowered in early Christianity. These remarkable Christian magical texts include curses, spells of protection from "headless powers" and evil spirits, spells invoking thunderous powers, descriptions of fire baptism, and even recipes from a magical "cookbook." Virtually all the texts are by Coptic Christians, and they date from about the 1st-12th centuries of the common era, with the majority from late antiquity. By placing these rarely seen texts in historical context and discussing their significance, the authors explore the place of healing, prayer, miracles, and magic in the early Christian experience, and expand our understanding of Christianity and Gnosticism as a vital folk religion.
( 23522 - X ) PRACTICAL MENTAL MAGIC , Theodore Annemann . ( 24426 - 1 )
MODERN COIN MAGIC , J . B . Bobo . ( 24258 - 7 ) CARD CONTROL :
PRACTICAL METHODS AND FORTY ORIGINAL CARD EXPERIMENTS , Arthur
H . Buckley ...
Author: Karl Fulves
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Clearly worded instructions, 251 step-by-step illustrations show novices, veterans how to seemingly pluck coins from the air, make a coin penetrate a tabletop, perform psychic tricks with coins and bills, much more. No special dexterity needed; no long hours of practice.
Our goal at this conference, as in this volume, was to investigate the topic of magic and the stars in an interdisciplinary framework extending from the ancient
Near East to the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic literatures of late antiquity. Our
To clarify the terminological confusion described above, we define a labeling to
be edge-magic if the sum of all labels associated with an edge equals a constant
independent of the choice of edge, and vertex-magic if the same property holds ...
Author: W. D. Wallis
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Magic squares, their origins lost in antiquity, are among the more popular mathematical recreations. Over the years a number of generalizations have been proposed, going back in the last century to Sedl cek (early 1960s) who asked whether "magic" ideas could be applied to graphs. Around the same time Kotzig and Rosa formulated the study of graph labelings, or valuations as they were first called. In the last decade, there has been a resurgence of interest in "magic labelings" and other graph valuations, e.g., graceful labelings, due to a number of interesting results that have applications and are related to the problems of decomposing graphs into trees. Trees remain an elusive subject. From the pure mathematics viewpoint, no progress has been made in answering the question: Does every tree have an edge-magic total labeling? However, the corresponding problem for vertex-magic total labelings has been solved, and the details are examined in this volume. The book also contains a number of recent constructions of magic graphs and verifications that families of graphs are magic. Key features: * short historical account of the subject * concise, self-contained text, systematic exposition from basic topics in graph theory to current research * applications of theorems from graph theory and interesting counting arguments * exercises, research problems covering a range of difficulties, extensive bibliography, index * solutions to many exercises This concise, self-contained exposition is unique in its focus on the theory of magic graphs/labeling and its applications to a number of new areas. It may serve as a graduate text for a special topics seminar in mathematics or computer science, or as a professional text for the researcher.
ON JUDAISM , JEWISH MYSTICISM AND MAGIC MOSHE IDEL 1 . Scholarship :
from theological investigation to study of magic - - - - - - - - - - - - - - By Jewish magic I mean a system of practices and beliefs that presupposes the possibility to
Author: Peter Schäfer
This collection of twelve articles presents a selection of papers delivered in the course of a seminar 1994-95 and its concluding international symposium at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. The common theme is the interrelation between magic and religion, focussing particularly on the Mediterranean world in Antiquity - Egyptian, Graeco-Roman and Jewish beliefs and customs - but also treating the early modern period in Northern Europe (the Netherlands and Germany) as well as offering more general reflections on elements of magic in language and Jewish mysticism. The volume is characterized by an interdisciplinary approach and the use of varied methodologies, emphasizing the dynamic nature of the often contradictory forces shaping religious beliefs and practices, while dismissing the idea of a linear development from magic to religion or vice versa. The contributors are outstanding scholars in their fields: Ancient, Medieval and Modern History, Religious Studies, Jewish Studies, Classical Studies, Early Christianity, Islamic Studies, Anthropology, Egyptology and Comparative Literature. Without a doubt this re-evaluation of a fascinating age-old subject will stimulate scholarly discussion and appeal to educated non-specialist readers as well.
Beginning with a brief history of magic over the centuries (what was called magic two thousand years ago is turning out to be scientific fact today), a review of the scientific evidence for magic, a series of simple but effective magical ...
Author: Dean Radin PhD
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
The chief scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) turns a critical eye toward such practices as telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition and psychokinesis. Are such powers really possible? Science says yes. According to noted scientist and bestselling author of The Conscious Universe, Dean Radin, magic is a natural aspect of reality, and each of us can tap into this power with diligent practice. But wait, aren't things like ESP and telepathy just wishful thinking and flights of the imagination? Not according to the author, who worked on the US government's top secret psychic espionage program known as Stargate. Radin has spent the last forty years conducting controlled experiments that demonstrate that thoughts are things, that we can sense others' emotions and intentions from a distance, that intuition is more powerful than we thought, and that we can tap into the power of intention (think The Secret, only on a more realistic and scientific level). These dormant powers can help us to lead more interesting and fulfilling lives. Beginning with a brief history of magic over the centuries (what was called magic two thousand years ago is turning out to be scientific fact today), a review of the scientific evidence for magic, a series of simple but effective magical techniques (the key is mental focus, something elite athletes know a lot about), Radin then offers a vision of a scientifically-informed magic and explains why magic will play a key role in frontiers of science.
MAGIC Daniel Lawrence O'Keefe, in his compendious and uniquely
comprehensive social theory of magic, defines magic as the "audacious
individual use of existing powerful symbols" (73) in which "there is always a
curious tension between ...
Author: William A. Covino
Publisher: SUNY Press
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
This book presents a selective, introductory reading of key texts in the history of magic from antiquity forward, in order to construct a suggestive conceptual framework for disrupting our conventional notions about rhetoric and literacy. Offering an overarching, pointed synthesis of the interpenetration of magic, rhetoric, and literacy, William A. Covino draws from theorists ranging from Plato and Cornelius Agrippa to Paulo Freire and Mary Daly, and analyzes the different magics that operate in Renaissance occult philosophy and Romantic literature, as well as in popular indicators of mass literacy such as "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and The National Enquirer. Magic, Rhetoric, and Literacy distinguishes two kinds of magic-rhetoric that continue to affect our psychological and cultural life today. Generative magic-rhetoric creates novel possibilities for action, within a broad sympathetic universe of signs and symbols. Arresting magic-rhetoric attempts to induce automatistic behavior, by inculcating rules and maxims that function like magic ritual formulas: JUST SAY NO. In this connection, the literate individual is one who can interrogate arresting language, and generate "counter-spells."
INTRODUCTION D.P. Walker and the Theory of Magic in the renaissance Aby
Warburg, whose remarkable library in Hamburg became the core of the Warburg
Institute of the University of London, shaped twentieth-century scholarship more ...
Author: Daniel Pickering Walker
Publisher: Penn State Press
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
First published by the Warburg Institute in 1958, this book is considered a landmark in Renaissance studies. Whereas most scholars had tended to view magic as a marginal subject, Walker showed that magic was one of the most typical creations of the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Walker takes readers through the magical concerns of some of the greatest thinkers of the Renaissance, from Marsilio Ficino, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, and Jacques Lefevre d&’Etaples to Jean Bodin, Francis Bacon, and Tommaso Campanella. Ultimately he demonstrates that magic was interconnected with religion, music, and medicine, all of which were central to the Renaissance notion of spiritus. Remarkable for its clarity of writing, this book is still considered essential reading for students seeking to understand the assumptions, beliefs, and convictions that informed the thinking of the Renaissance. This edition features a new introduction by Brian Copenhaver, one of our leading experts on the place of magic in intellectual history.