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Sacrifice! It stirs up many passions and has done so from antiquity, from Porphyry to Arnobius. The pros and cons of the practice have been endlessly debated. The question of its relevance today still arouses controversy amongst the pagan and magical communities, as well as society at large. In this talk, Stuart Littlejohn looks at the historical context and types of sacrifice, as well as intention and effect, how the meaning of the idea of sacrifice has subtly changed over the centuries. Stuart suggests, in the end, that the notion of sacrifice can be reclaimed today, in a positive sense, and it is valuable for spiritual transformation. See if you agree!
Stuart Littlejohn is an artist and illustrator, and a lifelong student of the mysteries. He is one of the founder members of the Ordo Minervae Occidentalis, alongside Fleur Shearman and Phillip Clayton-Gore, an order is dedicated to exploring the Wisdom Tradition from antiquity through to the present.

Reserve your place via Treadwell's by email ([email protected]), or by phone, 020 7240 8906. Payment confirms booking. Treadwell's hosts courses and workshops taught by most experienced and gifted practitioners we know -- tutors who are not only advanced in their subjects but are also able to consider their practices thoughtfully and critically. Our aim is to make the study of esoteric disciplines available to thinking, well-read enquirers. You can get details on current events at http://treadwells-london.com/page.php?id=5. We also do tarot readings (http://treadwells-london.com/page.php?id=6), and you can subscribe to our mailing list (http://treadwells-london.com/page.php?id=12).

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