By A. B. Yehoshua
Within the 12 months 999, whilst Ben Attar, a Moroccan Jewish service provider, takes a moment spouse, he commits an act whose unexpected results will eternally regulate his relations, his relationships, his business-his existence. In an try to ward off clash and boost his company pursuits while, Ben Attar undertakes his annual trip to Europe with either his first spouse and his new spouse. The journey is the start of a profound human drama whose ethical conflicts of constancy and wish resonate with these of our time. Yehoshua renders the medieval international of Jewish and Christian tradition and exchange with stunning intensity and sensuous element. throughout the trials of a medieval service provider, the well known writer explores the private questions on the character of morality, personality, codes of human behavior, and concerns of the center.
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The Enochian magical methods were revealed to Dee and Kelley over the course of 13 tedious months.
If your mind be perfectly free from all prejudice, superstition and incredulity [skepticism], you will rule spirits. If you do not obey blind forces, they will obey you. If you be wise like Solomon, you will perform the works of Solomon; if you be holy like Christ, you will accomplish the works of Christ. . To command the elements, we must have overcome their hurricanes, their lightnings, their abysses, their tempests. 16 “The Contagion of Madness” Levi wrote that all sorcerers should have clear motives and good reasons to conduct a ceremony.
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