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Drury, Nevill 1947-

Overview
Works: 142 works in 498 publications in 10 languages and 10,665 library holdings
Genres: History  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Dictionaries  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Other, Editor
Classifications: BF1407, 133.4309
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nevill Drury
Magic and witchcraft : from shamanism to the technopagans by Nevill Drury( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Magic is as old as humanity itself. From the earliest animist view of a universe alive with potent spiritual forces to the emergence of Wicca and Neopaganism, the magical arts have provided a path to power in a mysterious world. This book covers Western magical thought and practice from earliest times to the present. Beginning with shamanism, the world's earliest spiritual tradition, it goes on to look at myth and magic in the ancient world, the quest for gnosis or sacred knowledge, and the emergence of the Kabbalah, alchemy and the Hermetic tradition. It discusses medieval witchcraft and the European and American witch hunts, the origins of the Tarot, and the esoteric philosophy of the Freemasons and Rosicrucians." "The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn in Britain, established in 1888, led to a twentieth-century magical revival. The controversial influence of Aleister Crowley, the rebirth of witchcraft and Goddess worship, the emergence of modern Satanism, the revival of interest in shamanism, the connection between digital magic and cyberspace -- a whole spectrum of modern magical practice and exploration is illustrated and explored. The subject here is high magic -- the active quest for personal transformation in order to harness a higher power. Magicians have always sought to tap into the strange forces of the universe and to use them for their own purposes, for good or for evil. Book jacket."--Jacket
Dictionary of mysticism and the occult by Nevill Drury( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and German and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the world of mysticism and magic with this collection of nearly 3,000 concise, cross-referenced entries on the people, objects, concepts, and language that make up the esoteric traditions. The dictionary covers the Eastern and the Western worlds; the mythical, the historical, and the contemporary; the familiar and the obscure. Among the many subjects covered are signs, symbols, and secret rites; hauntings and psychic events; the nature of spiritual beings; leading figures in the field; religious and esoteric writings; and the occurrence of mysticism and magic in the folklore of the world. A comprehensive guide to the unknowable and unexplainable, "Dictionary of Mysticism and the Esoteric Traditions" will reward its readers with a cornucopia of information
Dictionary of mysticism and the esoteric traditions by Nevill Drury( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nearly 3,000 entries on people, objects, concepts, and language that make up the esoteric traditions. Coverage includes Eastern and Western worlds, the mythical and historical, as well as the contemporary and obscure
Exploring the labyrinth : making sense of the new spirituality by Nevill Drury( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the initiated, Exploring the Labyrinth provides a much-needed context and history for their spiritual practices and beliefs; for the novice it introduces a rich and exciting world of new spiritual research and experimentation; for the sceptic it offers an overview of the respectable philosophical and scientific traditions that form the basis of the new spirituality
The new age : searching for the spiritual self by Nevill Drury( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on an eclectic mix of eastern and western spiritual philosophies to document the New Age movement's key themes, citing such influences as Hinduism and the Tibetan Book of the Dead, outlining the major "higher consciousness" models that emerged from the Transpersonal movement, and describing top contributors and periods
Australian painting now( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The majority of the item consists of a page of biography and comment, plus several images of the artist's work for artists from the 1990s. The introduction provides background covering Australian art during the 1970s-1980s
The shaman and the magician : journeys between the worlds by Nevill Drury( Book )

20 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and German and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fire and shadow : spirituality in contemporary Australian art by Nevill Drury( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fire and Shadow is neither a history nor an overview but focuses on a selection of established and mid-career Australian artists - among them painters, sculptors, installation artists and practitioners of mixed media - who are incorporating spiritual elements and themes in their work
Wisdom from the earth : the living legacy of the Aboriginal dreamtime by Anna Voigt( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om de australske indfødtes, aborigines, kunst, som det kommer til udtryk i deres sanglinier og drømmespor med relationer til samfundet og dets dagligliv og religion
The elements of Shamanism by Nevill Drury( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oorsprong en geschiedenis van deze oeroude vorm van religieus-magische expressie
The history of magic in the modern age : a quest for personal transformation by Nevill Drury( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inner visions : explorations in magical consciousness by Nevill Drury( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illustrated dictionary of natural health by Nevill Drury( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shamanism by Nevill Drury( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shamanism is rooted in the mists of history and its practices are thought to be the longest surviving rituals in which people tried to communicate with their gods. Nevill Drury's beautifully illustrated and authoritatively written guide uncovers the magical world of Shamanism, and illuminates the enigmatic and universal soul of the Shamanic tradition."--Jacket
Don Juan, Mescalito, and modern magic : the mythology of inner space by Nevill Drury( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Healing music by Andrew Watson( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and German and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Images in contemporary Australian painting by Nevill Drury( Book )

11 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural environment - Town and city - Figures and portraits - Interiors and still-lifes - Innocent imagination - Symbols, dreams and spirituality - Abstraction - Mixed media - The new wave - Contemporary aboriginal painting
New sculpture : profiles in contemporary Australian sculpture by Nevill Drury( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stealing fire from heaven : the rise of modern Western magic by Nevill Drury( Book )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the dramatic expansion of modern technology, which defines and dominates many aspects of contemporary life and thought, the Western magical traditions are currently undergoing an international resurgence. In this overview of the modern occult revival, Drury traces the rise of various forms of magical belief and practice
The varieties of magical experience : indigenous, medieval, and modern magic by Lynne Hume( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines magic in all its aspects through detailed case studies, verbatim accounts of personal experiences, and first-hand experience in many alternative religious rituals and ceremonies. This book reveals how magic can be a universal phenomenon that crosses cultural, historical, and spatial boundaries
 
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Magic and witchcraft : from shamanism to the technopagans
Alternative Names
Nevill Drury Australian editor and publisher

Nevill Drury biograaf uit Australië (1947-2013)

Друри, Нэвил 1947-

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Exploring the labyrinth : making sense of the new spiritualityThe new age : searching for the spiritual selfAustralian painting nowFire and shadow : spirituality in contemporary Australian artWisdom from the earth : the living legacy of the Aboriginal dreamtimeThe elements of ShamanismThe history of magic in the modern age : a quest for personal transformationShamanism