E and possibly leading to mediumship so I wonder if he wrote this after his involvement with that group If you are into spiritual alchemy perhaps this is for you but for theurgy probably better if one sticks to Iamblichu. His book to be an xcellent introductionGarstin discusses source alchemical works and clearly xplains what their soteric symbolism means With the information in this book students of alchemy can then proceed to make a informed xploration of the alchemical works and other writings of the Western Mystery Traditi.
The book was alright It didn t go into depth on the practice of theurgy like I was hoping It does though attempt to align alchemy and its processes with what theurgy was supposed to produce Essentially all you really ta. Theurgy means the science or art of divine works In alchemy this process is called the Great Work which is the purification and xaltation of our lower nature by the proper application of soteric principles so that it may become united with its higher counterparts whereby we may attain spiritual and ultimately
Ke away is prayer meditation and development of the will and possibly God will grant you your desire I did find it amusing that he rags on his own organisation s the Golden Dawn methods of attaining visions as undesirabl. Ivine consciousnessDrawing on the teachings of the Egyptian Greek and Hebrew mystery schools and uoting xtensively from important alchemical writers Garstin details this process of purification Students who are curious about alchemy but daunted by the body of its literature and its strange allegories will find