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By Cleary Collin

Neo-paganism is the try and revive the polytheistic religions of previous Europe. yet how? Can one simply invent or reinvent an real, dwelling religion? Or are smooth neo-pagans simply engaged in difficult role-playing video games? In SUMMONING THE GODS, Collin Cleary argues that the gods haven't died or forsaken us loads as we've died to or forsaken them. sleek civilization-including a lot of recent neo-paganism-springs from a frame of mind that closes guy off to the divine and traps us in an international of our personal creations. Drawing upon assets from Taoism to Heidegger, Collin Cleary describes how we will reach an angle of openness which may let the gods to come back. In those 9 wide-ranging essays, Collin Cleary additionally explores the Nordic pagan culture, Tantrism, the writings of Alain de Benoist, Karl Maria Wiligut, and Alejandro Jodorowski, and Patrick McGoohan's vintage tv sequence The Prisoner. Cleary's essays are types of ways to mix readability and wit with non secular intensity and highbrow sophistication.

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