Marco Pasi, Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics (Durham: Acumen Publishing, 2013), 238 pp., $99.95 (cloth), $27.95 (paper).

Authors

  • Sarah Veale York University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v16i1.20970

Keywords:

Aleister Crowley, Fernando Pessoa, Occultism, Thelema

Abstract

This is a book review of Marco Pasi's Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics. In it, I examine the contents of the book, Pasi's arguments, and how the study of Crowley enhances out understanding of the intersection of politics and occultism.

Author Biography

Sarah Veale, York University

Sarah Veale studies ancient religion at York University in Toronto, Canada. She is especially interested in practices which existed on the fringes of religious thought in antiquity and how these practices enrich our understanding of the relationship between the human and divine in the ancient world.

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Published

2015-02-06

How to Cite

Veale, S. (2015). Marco Pasi, Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics (Durham: Acumen Publishing, 2013), 238 pp., $99.95 (cloth), $27.95 (paper). Pomegranate, 16(1), 115–117. https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.v16i1.20970

Section

Book Reviews