The Moribund Portal: Spectral Resonance and the Numen of the Gallows

Richard Gavin
non-fiction
The Moribund Portal: Spectral Resonance and the Numen of the Gallows - Richard Gavin

An evocative examination of the dark folklore of the Gallows by a modern master of Horror and Occult Fiction.

Beyond its vulgar function as a means of execution, the Gallows has long served as a source of esoteric power. From the severed appendage of the thief that becomes the Hand of Glory to the fallen seed that spawns the mandrake root, the Hanging Place is awash in the sinistral ambiance of authentic Sorcery. Richard Gavin weaves together threads of folklore, spiritism, and occult philosophy to create a tapestry of grim vitality. The Moribund Portal: Spectral Resonance and the Numen of the Gallows examines the subtle yet potent symbiosis that exists between the incarnate world and the realm of the Dead. This book's exploration of the liminal space between firmament and earth, where Odin perceived the runes and Christ witnessed the celestial kingdom, is designed to illuminate the macabre portal through which one may glimpse the Otherworld.

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Release date: June 2018
Genres: non-fiction
Updated: May 21, 2020