ALU: an Advanced Guide to Operative Runology
By Edred Thorsson
Paperback (6” X 9”), 256 Pages, Esoteric/Occult/Runology
Weiser Books 2012
“This follow-up to the classic Futhark breaks new ground by applying current scientific theories on how magic works in traditional societies to the world of practical magic. ALU, An Advanced Guide to Operative Runology contains completely new and fresh descriptions of all the individual runes based on traditional sources, rune-poems, Old Norse literature, and more.
Thorsson one of the most respected runic scholars living today, synthesizes the old and the new, the scholarly and the practical, and brings the use of runes in magical work to a new level in ALU, An Advanced Guide to Operative Runology.
- Practical magic
- Divination practices
- Reveals new techniques and methods
- How modern English can be used in the creation of runic writings
Edred Thorsson received his doctorate in Germanic languages and Medieval Studies from the University of Texas. He is the translator of Guido von List’s The Secret of Runes, and a former university professor of humanities. He is the author of the bestselling Futhark: A Handbook of Rune Magic and Runelore. Thorsson lives near Austin, Texas where he practices rune magic. Visit him at: www.runaraven.com.