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#16 Books That Make You reconsider your perceptions on spirituality, the occult, and New Age thinking – Isobel Blackthorn

What is new age thinking, or spirituality, or the occult for that matter? Some religions consider the occult to be quite bad, demonic and evil. They have even taken drastic measures to paint it in a negative light.

If we look back in history, a fascinating figure stands out. Considered by some to be the mother of the new age, Alice A. Baily is an occultist who managed to get on Hitler’s black list.  She also irritates some conspiracy theorists and those that travel in fundamentalists circles. Who was she really and what is the underlying message and influence of this intriguing woman?

Today we are talking with the author of “The Unlikely Occultist: A Biographical Novel of Alice A. Bailey“.

Isobel Blackthorn is a prolific novelist of original fiction across a range of genres, including dark psychological thrillers, gripping mysteries, captivating travel fiction and hilarious dark satire.

Isobel holds a PhD in Western Esotericism for her groundbreaking study of the texts of Alice A. Bailey. The biographical fiction book explores the life of the mysterious occultist who, for too long, was shunted into the margins of history.

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