EPISODE 52 – Living THELEMA WITH Dr. DAVID SHOEMAKER

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This week Ken and Josh sit down with the wonderful Dr. David Shoemaker to discuss all things Thelema, Magick, Crowley, and Carl Jung.

David is a well-regarded speaker, teacher and writer on all things Thelema, and the host of the amazing ‘Living Thelema’ podcast (and author of the book of the same name).

In this weeks show, we make reference to Lon Milo Duquette, check our interview with Lon on his experiences as a Thelemite. You can also check our interview with Thelemite Rodney Orpheus here.

Main theme by Simon Smerdon (Mothboy)

Music bed by chriszabriskie.com

David Shoemaker’s Bio:

Dr. David Shoemaker is a clinical psychologist in private practice, specializing in Jungian and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy. David is the Chancellor and Prolocutor of the Temple of the Silver Star. He is a senior initiate of Ordo Templi Orientis and A∴A∴, and has more than twenty-five years of experience supervising initiates in these organizations.

David was the compiler of the TOTSS publication, Jane Wolfe: The Cefalu Diaries 1920-1923, and a co-editor of the collections of the writings of Phyllis Seckler (Soror Meral), The Thoth Tarot, Astrology, & Other Selected Writings, The Kabbalah, Magick, and Thelema. Selected Writings Volume II, and Collected Poems 1946-1996. He was also the co-editor of the collection of correspondence published as Karl Germer: Selected Letters 1928-1962. His popular book Living Thelema: A Practical Guide to Attainment in Aleister Crowley’s System of Magick, followed on the success of the podcast of the same name. David’s latest book, co-edited with Lon Milo DuQuette, is Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Ceremonial Magick.

In addition to his work in magick and psychology, David is a composer and musician.

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