2019), 166–96, on 193; see also Urs Leo Gantenbein, 'Cross and Crucible: Alchemy in the Theology of Paracelsus,' Ambix 67 (2020): 88–99. In addition, it bears noting that transmutation, a notion central to spiritual alchemy, ...
"This book traces the continued existence of the spiritual alchemy of rebirth in heterodox and specifically Boehmist circles from around 1600 to the early twentieth century. The basic claim of continuity from Boehme to Atwood argued here is not new. A particularly apt expression may be found in F. Sherwood Taylor's The Alchemists of 1949, in which the founding editor of Ambix notes 'the existence of a school of mystical alchemists whose purpose was self-regeneration.' With Boehme as an important early exponent, this 'tendency culminated in 1850' with Atwood's Suggestive Inquiry into the Hermetic Mystery. Taylor's statement, it turns out, could hardly have been more accurate yet has so far lacked the support of a comprehensive presentation. This led Principe and Newman to describe such claims of continuity regarding spiritual alchemy as mere 'conjecture' without 'clear historical evidence.' This book marshals that hitherto elusive evidence, much of it found in obscure manuscript sources, and thus documents the continuity of spiritual alchemy that links the early-modern to the modern era"--
New York City SHSAT Prep 2020 2021
Release on 2020-03-03 | by Kaplan Test Prep
Alchemy: The Ancient Science of Transmutation 1 Alchemy is the name given to the attempt to change lead, copper, or other metals into silver or gold. Today, alchemy is regarded as a pseudoscience because its associations with astrology ...
Kaplan's New York City SHSAT Prep 2020 & 2021 provides the most up-to-date content to help you succeed on the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT). Our realistic practice tests, updated content review, and expert test-taking strategies will help you face the SHSAT with confidence. The Best Review All content is up-to-date for the most recent test changes Now 3 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations for every question New infographics content, plus expanded poetry and fiction sections Updated math and reading comprehension sections Updated math content aligned with the SHSAT’s shift to include only 7th-grade Proven score-raising strategies with emphasis on improving math and verbal skills Expert Guidance Kaplan's experts make sure our practice questions and study materials are true to the test. We invented test prep—Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for 80 years, and 9 out of 10 Kaplan students get into one or more of their top-choice colleges. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams. Our guide to the SHSAT can help eighth- and ninth-grade NYC students gain admission to a specialized high school such as Stuyvesant High School; Bronx High School of Science; Brooklyn Technical High School; Brooklyn Latin School; High School for Math, Science, and Engineering at City College; High School of American Studies at Lehman College; Queens High School for the Sciences at York College; or Staten Island Technical High School.
The Transmutations of Chymistry
Release on 2020-10-09 | by Lawrence M. Principe
In Alchemy and Medicine from Antiquity to the Enlightenment, ed. Jennifer M. Rampling and Peter M. Jones. London: Routledge, forthcoming 2020. ———. “The End of Alchemy? The Repudiation and Persistence of Chrysopoeia at the ...
This book reevaluates the changes to chymistry that took place from 1660 to 1730 through a close study of the chymist Wilhelm Homberg (1653–1715) and the changing fortunes of his discipline at the Académie Royale des Sciences, France’s official scientific body. By charting Homberg’s remarkable life from Java to France’s royal court, and his endeavor to create a comprehensive theory of chymistry (including alchemical transmutation), Lawrence M. Principe reveals the period’s significance and reassesses its place in the broader sweep of the history of science. Principe, the leading authority on the subject, recounts how Homberg’s radical vision promoted chymistry as the most powerful and reliable means of understanding the natural world. Homberg’s work at the Académie and in collaboration with the future regent, Philippe II d’Orléans, as revealed by a wealth of newly uncovered documents, provides surprising new insights into the broader changes chymistry underwent during, and immediately after, Homberg. A human, disciplinary, and institutional biography, The Transmutations of Chymistry significantly revises what was previously known about the contours of chymistry and scientific institutions in the early eighteenth century.
Alchemy s Air
Release on 2019-05-14 | by Stacey L. Tucker
It didn't go unnoticed by the Great Mothers that Milicent's scheme for world domination fell on the historical summer solstice of 2020. This solstice was exceptionally powerful with the alignment of the sun, earth, and moon during the ...
Skylar Southmartin is not the naïve girl she was a short year ago. She’s made some mistakes and learned a few secrets to life, all the while clinging to the faith her mother instilled in her as a child . . . in herself. And now that she has discovered her life’s purpose within the pages of the ancient Book of Sophia, she knows what she must do: restore a vital memory to the Akashic Library, located deep within the Underworld of Earth. This library is sought after by many who are aware of its existence, for they know the future of human potential rests at its core. Meanwhile, Devlin Grayer has been elected as the 46th President of the United States and his wife, Milicent, is miserable in her new role as First Lady—especially because the Great Mothers have asked Milicent to use her new status to help their cause, and she has no interest in tackling that task. With the help of friends in the unlikeliest of places, Skylar’s journey reveals the significance of the darkness within all of us, and its potential to save or destroy the most precious part of us all: our soul.
Literatures of Alchemy in Medieval and Early Modern England
Release on 2022-11-15 | by Eoin Bentick
Ben Jonson's The Alchemist epitomises the modern conception of alchemy as an occult and fundamentally fraudulent ... In her 2020 book, The Experimental Fire: Inventing English Alchemy, 1300–1700, Jennifer Rampling details the way in ...
Addresses the myriad ways in which alchemy was conceptualised by adept and sceptic alike, exploring how alchemical literature was read by those with recourse to a fully functioning laboratory and those who did not know their pelican from their athanor!
Release on 2013-06-04 | by Mindy Thompson Fullilove
Bottom right: street Play, david swerdlick, from the Community Reasearch Group (CRG) Collection. Photo credits and plan of intervention [site plan]: Courtesy of. 2020 URBANURBAN ALCHEMYALCHEMY.
Mindy Thompson Fullilove presents ways to strengthen neighborhood connectivity and empower marginalized communities through investigation of urban segregation from a social heath perspective. "Fullilove passionately demonstrates how, through an urbanity of inclusion, we can heal our fractured cities to make them whole again. What if divided neighborhoods were causing public health problems? What if a new approach to planning and design could tackle both the built environment and collective well-being at the same time? What if cities could help each other? Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove, the acclaimed author of Root Shock, uses her unique perspective as a public health psychiatrist to explore and identify ways of healing social and spatial fractures simultaneously. Using the work of French urbanist Michel Cantal-Dupart and the American urban design firm Rothschild Doyno Collaborative as guides as well as urban restoration projects from France and the US as exemplary cases, Fullilove identifies nine tools that can mend our broken cities and reconnect our communities to make them whole.
Stories of an Alchemist
Release on 2021-05-17 | by Falco Tarassaco (Oberto Airaudi)
Alchemy has been discussed for millennia and many are the texts that one can consult, all complex, occult, and suggesting experiments that are difficult to implement. Tradition handed down the image of the alchemist as a solitary researcher who, surrounded by alembics and distillers tries to turn lead into gold, manipulating toad tails, bat wings and other strange elements. His quest, a metaphor for human evolution. But centuries pass, times change and disciplines and the ways to achieve goals are transformed, too. The alchemical laboratory, full of bottles, retorts and dusty tomes, jealously protected from the light and the curiosity of the uninitiated is no longer needed. We are in the Age of Aquarius and the alchemical laboratory is us. We are in the Age of Aquarius and the alchemical laboratory is us. Everyone is the Alchemist at work, the laboratory and the element that gradually changes and becomes the result of the Great Work. All at the same time. Falco Tarassaco’s research of redefines the paradigm of alchemy, bringing it up to date and making it accessible to men and women of today. Alchemy means self-transformation with a desire to achieve spiritual results and more knowledge, acting on the laws governing time, matter and thought. The objective is to balance and learn to use the precious elements inside each one in order to become Magicians, aware creators of our spiritual path and our evolution.
Release on 2021-10-29 | by Steve Paul
Reprinted as The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas in two separate translations: translated by Flora Thomson- DeVeaux (New York: Penguin Classics, 2020); translated by Margaret Jull Costa and Robin Patterson (New York: Liveright, 2020).
Evan S. Connell (1924–2013) emerged from the American Midwest determined to become a writer. He eventually made his mark with attention-getting fiction and deep explorations into history. His linked novels Mrs. Bridge (1959) and Mr. Bridge (1969) paint a devastating portrait of the lives of a prosperous suburban family not unlike his own that, more than a half century later, continue to haunt readers with their minimalist elegance and muted satire. As an essayist and historian, Connell produced a wide range of work, including a sumptuous body of travel writing, a bestselling epic account of Custer at the Little Bighorn, and a singular series of meditations on history and the human tragedy. This first portrait and appraisal of an under-recognized American writer is based on personal accounts by friends, relatives, writers, and others who knew him; extensive correspondence in library archives; and insightful literary and cultural analysis of Connell’s work and its context. It reveals a tender and multidimensional representation of a 20th-century literary master worthy of broader attention.
Giovanni Aurelio Augurello 1441 1524 and Renaissance Alchemy
Meggy arrives in London expecting to be welcomed by her father, who sent for her, but he doesn't want her to assist in his laboratory when he sees that not only is she female, she needs two sticks to walk. Sent on trivial errands, she learns to navigate the city, which is earthy and colorful as well as dirty, noisy, and filled with rogues and thieves. Meanwhile she is befriended by the alchemist's former assistant, and when it appears that her father may be arrested and beheaded for practicing magic, together she and her new friend devise a plan to save him. Building strength and street smarts, Meggy goes from helpless to confident and from friendless to surrounded by warmth and love. Elizabethan London has its dark side, but it also has much to offer Meggy Swann.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-01 - Publisher: Harlequin
A minister with a heart of gold… and a pregnant bride with no groom! Jilted at the altar, Natalie Davis has no one she can turn to—until Jacob Stone steps in. The single minister’s drawn to the beautiful mommy-to-be and wants to help…even if it goes against his congregation’s wishes
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-01 - Publisher: Harlequin
Love Inspired brings you three new titles! Enjoy these uplifting contemporary romances of faith, forgiveness and hope. RUNAWAY AMISH BRIDE Colorado Amish Courtships by Leigh Bale Abby Miller jumps at the opportunity to marry Jakob Fisher and start a new life. But when she arrives, she learns the widower didn’t
Authors: Tracey J. Lyons, Allie Pleiter, Laurel Blount
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-01 - Publisher: Harlequin
Love Inspired brings you three new titles! Enjoy these uplifting contemporary romances of faith, forgiveness and hope. A LOVE FOR LIZZIE by Tracey J. Lyons When her father has a heart attack, Lizzie Miller’s family needs help to keep their farm running, and her childhood friend, Paul Burkholder, volunteers. After
Authors: Marie E. Bast, Belle Calhoune, Laurel Blount
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-01 - Publisher: Harlequin
Love Inspired brings you three new titles! Enjoy these uplifting contemporary romances of faith, forgiveness and hope. THE AMISH MARRIAGE BARGAIN by Marie E. Bast May Bender dreamed of marrying Thad Hochstedler—until he jilted her for her sister with no explanation. Now, with Thad widowed and a single father, the
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-01 - Publisher: Harlequin
Love Inspired brings you three new titles! Enjoy these uplifting contemporary romances of faith, forgiveness and hope. LONE STAR DAD The Buchanons Linda Goodnight Gena Satterfield is surprised when her solitary neighbor Quinn Buchanon starts bonding with her rebellious nephew. He’s got a way with the boy—and with her heart—but