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Periodical: The Sphinx

Summary:  From Pat Deveney's database:

Zeitschrift für praktischen Okkultismus. Zeltralorgan der deutsche okkulten Gemeinschaft.
1919-1920 Monthhly, then bimonthly
Breslau, Germany. Language: German. Editor: Paulus Fischer, Maria Engelhard.
Corporate author: Deutsche okkulte Gemeinschaft1/1, October 1919-August 1920. 40 pp.

This functioned as the lodge bulletin of and as propaganda for the D.O.G. (Deutsche okkulte Gemeinschaft), a provincial occult organization with a grade system and a Grand Lodge in Augsburg. The order seems to have featured a mixture of reincarnation, astrology, magnetism, and “praktischer Okkultismus.” Jean Paar, who described himself as an occultist and painter, was a frequent contributor (and also offered a 25% discount on his sepia paintings for those contributing to the D.O.G.'s building fund). Bruno Noah, the correspondence editor for the journal and General Secretary of the D.O.G., also published Phönix, and Die Astrologie, as the D.O.G. published Okkkultische Rundschau (1919) and Mitteilungen of the D.O.G. ZDB: Freiburg Inst Grenzgeb Psychol; Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. The journal is now available digitally from Freiburg i. B.: Institut für Grenzgebiete der Psychologie und Psychohygiene, online at

Issues:Sphinx V1 1919

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