Caroll Poke Runyon
Caroll Poke Runyon Jr.
America @ 1950 - present
Comments: Goddess Worship ; Neopaganism; Ceremonial Magick; Qabalist; "Solomonic Magick" ; worship of the Canaanite goddess Astarte and her consort Baal; fictionalized in movie Simon, King of the Witches, 1971; Freemason; dark mirror scrying method for spirit evocation; Chaos Magick;
Teachers: Alice Bailey; William Wynn Westcott; Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers; Eliphas Levi; Dr. Israel Regardie; P. B. Randolph; Cecil Frederick Russell; Louis Culling; W.A. Hixenbaugh; Stephen Eberhart; Ray Burlingame; Mildred Burlingame; Arley Barber; Rudolf Steiner; Arthur Machen;
Students: Frederick McLaren Adams; ; Hal Von Hofe AKA Frater IDOMME ; Bob Cuneo; Frater Thabion; Lady Svetlana of Feraferia; Franklin Thomas of the "Blocks" system; William C. Conway AKA "Tau Lucifer II" ; James D. Wardle; Roland Merritt Shreves; William W. Webb;
Organizations: the Grand Magus of O.T.A, Ordo Templi Astartes, 1969; neopagan group Feraferia; ; Freemasonry; Scottish Rite of Freemasonry; York Rite of Freemasonry; Church of Hermetic Sciences (C.H.S.); Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn;
Author: editor, publisher, writer of The Seventh Ray; The Seventh Ray Book I; The Blue Ray, The Seventh Ray Book II; the Red Ray, The Seventh Ray, Book III, The Green Ray , the teachings of Cecil Frederick Russell's Ordo Templi Astartes and Church of the Hermetic Sciences ; novel Night Jump -- Cuba; The Book of Solomon's Magick, 1996; Seasonal Rites of Baal and Astarte & Prince Aqhat and the Magick Bow, 1998; Magick and Hypnosis; Secrets of the Golden Dawn Cypher Manuscript, 2009; The Secret Of The Dark Mirror; might be the same as - The Book of Solomon's Magick - How to invoke Angels in the Crystal and Evoke Spirits to Visible Appearance in the Dark Mirror, 1996;
Resources: The old copies of the magazine; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Bailey; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Catherineyronwode/Carroll_Runyon; http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=Caroll+Poke+Runyon; read him here - http://darkbooks.org/collection/Carroll-Runyon.html ; does a nice webcast too!