Magic Words and the Power of LanguagewithJames Tunney

Books Mentioned In This Interview

james tunney the mystical accord: sutras to suit our times, lines for spiritual evolution nóirín ní riain theosony: toward a theology of listening jill purce the mystic spiral daniel defoe a journal of the plague year rupert sheldrake morphic resonance j john o'neill prodigal genius: the life of nikola tesla dean radin real magic emanuel swedenborg the teachings evelyn underhill mysticism adam hunter neuro-linguistic programming sidney rosen my voice will go with you: the teaching tales of milton h. erickson richard bandler and john grinder the structure of magic huston smith the world's religions noam chomsky propaganda and the public mind ian mcgilchrist the master and his emissary bill gates business @ the speed of thought arthur c clarke profiles of the future baal shem tov heart of prayer isaac bonewits real magic marlowe the tragical history of dr. faustus william james pragmatism shakespeare macbeth shakespeare the tempest aimé césaire a tempest frantz fanon the wretched of the earth karl eckartshausen the cloud upon the sanctuary jill purce overtone chanting meditations gerald heard the source of civilization

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 notes that ancient traditions throughout the world have recognized the power of sound vibrations to affect consciousness in a variety of ways. Words of power are used in both magical and mystical traditions. This use has also been carried over to the world of commerce and other aspects of everyday life – as well as into areas such as hypnosis, psychotherapy, neuro-linguistic programming and the performing arts. James provides an insightful analysis into the application of magical words in Shakespeare’s great plays, Macbeth and The Tempest.

(Recorded on October 26, 2020)

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

Published on November 6, 2020


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