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SYMBOLISM: ALCHEMY        The word alchemy conjures up images that are magical and mystical. Alchemy differs significantly from modern science in its inclusion of Hermetic principles and practices related to mythology, magic, religion, and…

The Dark Night of the Soul – Manly Palmer Hall

Man’s Instinctive Search for Reality

More than three hundred years ago, a Spanish mystic, San Juan de la Cruz, St. John of the Cross, wrote an extraordinary book, entitled “The Dark Night of the Soul.”

Though comparatively unknown to the modem reader, this is perhaps one of the greatest documents in Christian symbolism on a mystical level.