A look into black magic. Black magic is rooted in the darkest levels of the mind, and this is a large part of its attraction, but it is much more than a product of the love of evil or a liking for mysterious mumbo-jumbo. It is a titanic attempt to exalt the stature of man to put man in the place which religious thought reserves for God. taken from chapter one. Looks like an interesting read.
The Black Arts: A Concise History of Witchcraft, Demonology, Astrology, and Other Mystical Practices Throughout the Ages (Perigee) (Hardcover)
The Black Arts is a must-have book for anyone who has ever been entranced by the mysterious and forbidden. From its deep exploration of witchcraft, demonology, astrology, and other occult practices across the ages, it will provide you with an empowering look into their secrets and meanings.