Ken and Mark return to their laboratory to combine base metals to discover the once-murky roots of Alchemy. Keeper of the Sanctum this week is the amazing Tobias Churton author of the new book ‘The First Alchemists: The Spiritual and Practical Origins of the Noble and Holy Art’. Join us as we return to the roots of Alchemy.
This week: Zosimos and the early Egyptian Alchemists, the female roots of the art, Was Jung wrong about Alchemy, and much more.
Joining me from his misty lab is Frater Marck Satyr
Main theme by Simon Smerdon (Mothboy)
Music bed by chriszabriskie.com
Tobias Churton Bio
Tobias Churton is Britain’s leading scholar of Western Esotericism, a world authority on Gnosticism, Hermeticism, and Rosicrucianism. He is a filmmaker and the founding editor of the magazine Freemasonry Today. An Honorary Fellow of Exeter University, where he is faculty lecturer in Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry, he holds a master’s degree in Theology from Brasenose College, Oxford, and created the award-winning documentary series and accompanying book The Gnostics, as well as several other films on Christian doctrine, mysticism, and magical folklore. The author of many books, including Gnostic Philosophy, The Invisible History of the Rosicrucians, and Aleister Crowley: The Beast in Berlin, he lives in England.