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Contest for Loneliness and Revelation

By Psyche | April 26, 2011 | Print This Post | E-mail This Post | Leave a Comment

Merlyn and Lydia reading Loneliness and Revelation, by Brendan MyersBrendan Myers is running a contest for his latest book, Loneliness and Revelation, published by O-Books.

The details:

Brendan Myers, author of Loneliness and Revelation, is offering you a chance to attend any conference, convention, festival, sporting event, concert, theatrical performance, or community gathering of your choosing, anywhere in the world! Let Brendan know what event you have in mind, and if you win this contest, he’ll buy your ticket!

To enter, take a picture of yourself with the book, and share it with a link to the book’s website,, and let Brendan know where. For more information, see Brendan’s original post.

The first deadline has passed, but the contest has been extended to Saturday, April 30th, 2011.

It’s a great book, I’ve already read it and will be reviewing it (very  favourably!) for Spiral Nature in the coming week.

For those of you who remember, Brendan contributed an essay to, “Magical correspondences and social values“.

New book by Brendan Cathbad Myers

By Psyche | July 14, 2008 | Print This Post | E-mail This Post | Comments Off guest blogger Brendan Cathbad Myers, author of six books to date, has a new book coming out July 25th, 2008 from O-Books. Its full title is: The Other Side of Virtue: Where Our Virtues Come From, What They Really Mean, and Where They Might Be Taking Us (pictured left).

His first book, Dangerous Religion, has been described as “a “thought-opera” of spiritual contemplations on Neo-Pagan and environmental themes”, where Continue reading »

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Magical correspondences and social values

By Dr Brendan Myers | June 23, 2008 | Print This Post | E-mail This Post | 2 Comments

Dr Brendan Cathbad Myers is the author of several books on radical Paganism and Druidry, his latest, The Other Side of Virtue: Where Our Virtues Come From, What They Really Mean, and Where They Might Be Taking Us, will be published by O Books in July 2008.

A spiritual path is, among other things, a way of seeing the world. That is to say, a spiritual path is a way of understanding or interpreting our relationships with the many things, events, people, and places in the world.  In most cases, the path will be expressed or configured by a logic of correspondences. In accord with this logic, the appearance of a certain animal, or plant, or weather event, or whatever, signifies realities beyond itself. Similarly, every spiritual path will have meditations, rituals, techniques, practices, and so on, designed to help the practitioner recognise those signs and read the messages they convey. The co-ordinates of the correspondences will vary in accord with language, culture, climate, geography, and other factors. They can grow ever more complicated and intricate, in order to accommodate an ever growing range of things and events in an ever-changing world.  Continue reading »