Frater Enatheleme

Lectures offered by Frater Enatheleme

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  • Biography: Frater Enatheleme is a Priest, Initiator, artist, and scientist in Portland, Oregon. Originally hailing from the wild mountains of Montana, where he began his 20-year study of the esoteric arts, he served as an officer of Sekhet-Maat Lodge, Ordo Templi Orientis 2000-2009, and as Lodge Master 2006-2009. He is a member of the U.S. Grand Lodge Strategic Planning Committee and maintains the U.S.G.L. Online Library.Frater Enatheleme’s writing and editing work has contributed to the development of O.T.O. in Portland and to the promulgation of the Law of Thelema worldwide. He is a principal contributor to Thelemapedia, and former editor of Agapé and of Lion & Serpent. He is a founding co-producer of the monthly Speech in the Silence podcast and the creator of the political parody campaign, Aleister Crowley 2012. Fr. Enatheleme also created and moderated Thelemic Symposium, an annual event from 2002 to 2012 e.v.Fr. Enatheleme has participated in hundreds of public dramatic rituals in the last two decades, in every aspect of such productions, from performance in solo ritual, to Eucharistic ceremony and initiatory rites, to directing and producing invocative performances with full lighting & live music, to promotion and support of dramatic ritual groups in other cities like Eleusyve Productions.He has spoken publicly on a variety of topics including Thelema, magick, and organizational leadership in Portland and various other locations in the U.S. and abroad. He continues to create and offer presentations at various locations, and speaks regularly at the biennial National O.T.O. Conference.
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  • State: OR
  • Contact: enatheleme@gmail.com
  • Topics:
    • Introductory Classes in Thelemic Theory and Practice: The following list of relatively short, stand-alone classes are designed with the idea of providing broad introduction to a variety of topics.
      • Tradition of Light: Glimpse into Hermetic Qabalah (90 mins)
      • Beginning Memorization of the Tables in 777 (60 minutes)
      • Using Aleister Crowley’s 777 to Create Telesmatic Images and Esoteric Art (90 minutes)
      • The Thelemic Calendar (60 minutes)
      • Making Music to Accompany Ritual (45 minutes)
      • Esoteric Art (60 minutes)
      • Systems Theory, Cybernetics & Thelema (60 minutes)
      • The Horn of the Doubt-Goat be exalted! (90 minutes)
      • The Politics of Aleister Crowley (90 minutes)
    • Organizational & Leadership Classes: These classes offer discussion of principles and strategies within O.T.O., for beginners as well as seasoned officers and members.
      • O.T.O. 101 (60 minutes)
      • The Fraternal Dilemma (90 minutes)
      • Contention in Generosity: A Heart-Centered Approach to Fraternal Leadership (90 minutes)
      • Promulgation Strategies Workshop (5 hours)
    • Catechumen Program Modules: An overview of the basic tenets of Thelema, from Aleister Crowley’s writings; and and exploration of the Gnostic Mass and the Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica. This is presented with a catechism which can be used as a tool for ongoing study. The modules below are stand-alone, and can be presented ala carte or as a series. Each module is approximately 3 hours of classroom time, depending on the number of participants.
      • Thelema I: The Great White brotherhood and its eight messengers: the road to the New Aeon
      • Thelema II: The miracle of incarnation and the mystic anatomy of Man
      • E.G.C. I: An introduction to the history, structure and liturgy of the Church
      • Missale Gnosticum I: The temple, officers and people
      • Missale Gnosticum II: The Gnostic Catholic Creed
      • Missale Gnosticum III: The Collects and Anthem
      • Confirmandus I: The magical use of the sacrament, ones duties and privileges as a confirmed member and the path after confirmation
    • Man of Earth Triad Symbolism
      • As a chartered initiator for over 10 years, Joseph has participated as a ritualist in over 70 Man of Earth Triad initiations, and has made an in-depth study of the symbolism of the degrees. A symbolism lecture and discussion on each of the degrees is available. Contact Fr. Enatheleme for more details.
    • U.S.G.L. Initiator Training
      • As a Certified Initiator Trainer, Joseph is available to offer a one- or two-day training workshop for those who wish to continue their education in our initiatory rites and/or fulfill requirements for a charter to initiate.
  • Travel Availability/Needs: Willing to travel but would need hosting Body to cover travel expenses; is willing to stay with local Brethren.
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