ConjuringwithJames Tunney

james tunney


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James Tunney, LLM, is an Irish Barrister who has lectured on legal matters throughout the world. He is a poet, a visual artist, and author of The Mystery of the Trapped Light: Mystical Thoughts in the Dark Age of Scientism plus The Mystical Accord: Sutras to Suit Our Times, Lines for Spiritual Evolution. His website is

Here he acknowledges that he is approaching this topic as a mystic and a scholar, but not as a practitioner of ceremonial magic. He reviews various historical cases of conjuring, particularly that of John Dee, the court astrologer to Elizabeth I. He points out that laws against conjuring were established by Elizabeth’s father, Henry VIII. He describes various dangers associated with conjuring, including possession. He contrasts the magical practice of conjuring with the mystical journey that necessitates letting go of egotistical attachments.

(Recorded on October 10, 2020)

J. Tunney, Ireland I Don’t Recognize Who She Is —

Published on October 30, 2020