Grimoire: Occult Books and the Magic of Writing

We're all familiar with such fictional grimoires as "The Necronomicon," but what about the rich legacy of occult books and cryptic tomes that preceded its invention? Robert and guest host Christian Sager investigate and maybe summon a demon or two.

Grimoire: Occult Books and the Magic of Writing

Christian Sager

Image Caption: A detail from the title page of 'Les Clavicules de Salomon' published in 1634, illustrated with 'La Grand Pentacule', a magical symbol. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Topics in this Podcast: christian sager, magical thinking, religion, language, books, demons