Sam Webster

Initiate of the Mysteries


This site is a collection of the written and ritual work of Sam Webster.
Sam, M. Div., Mage, trained at Meadville/Lombard Theological School at the University of Chicago and Starr King School for the Ministry at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley.

He is an Adept of the Golden Dawn, Founding the Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn and a cofounder of the Chthonic-Ouranian Templars of Thelema, as well as an initiate of Wiccan, Buddhist and Hindu lines. He directs Academy Arkadia, a school of the Pagan Magickal arts, sponsors the Twilight Gathering, and serves the Pagan community principally as a priest of Hermes.

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Pagan Dharma Essays

Pagan Dharma

Pagan Dharma 2

Entering the Buddhadharma

Process in the Symbolic Re-Creation of the World


Thelemic Essays and Rituals

A Thelemic Ganachakra


The House of Khabs

The Rite of the Milk of the Stars

The Star Child

The World as Lover Working

What's Crowley Got To Do With Thelema, Anyway?


Miscellaneous Essays

A Metaphor is Something Like a Bucket

What is Polytheism and how I became Polytheistic

Why I call Myself Pagan

The Bones of Sex and Spirit

Changing Society through Ritual

Rite of Passage Structure in the Japanese Accession Ceremonies

Abyss and Back

Ritual, Magick & How Pagans will Save the World

The Pagan Agenda

We Dwell in the Living World

How Close the Gods?


Book Reviews

The Goddess Hekate

Whispers of the Moon

Angels, Demons & Gods of the New Millennium


All written material on this site is Copyright Sam Webster 1999 - 2006.
All Rights Reserved.

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