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James Wasserman at the Jefferson Memorial, 2012.
Photo by Left/Right Productions for Secrets of Secret Societies on The Discovery Channel

Books in Print

Aleister Crowley and the Practice of the Magical Diary.
Falcon Press, 1993.  Reprinted Sekmet Books, 2004.
Revised and expanded 2006, Redwheel.

The Mystery Traditions: Secret Symbols & Sacred Art.
Inner Traditions. 1993, revised and expanded 2005
(formerly Art & Symbols of the Occult).

The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day.
Chronicle Books. 1994, 1998. Enlarged Twentieth Anniversary Edition 2014
Please see: A Treasure of Antiquity Reborn

The Templars and the Assassins: The Militia of Heaven.
Inner Traditions.  2001.

The Slaves Shall Serve: Meditations on Liberty.
Sekmet Books. 2004.

Weiser Concise Guide Series (as editor).
Redwheel, 2005 til 2009. (5 titles)

An Illustrated History of the Knights Templar.
Inner Traditions. 2006.

Secret Societies:
Illuminati, Freemasons, and the French Revolution.

With Una Birch, Ibis Press, 2007.

The Secrets of Masonic Washington:
A Guidebook to Signs, Symbols, and Ceremonies at the Origin of America’s Capital

Inner Traditions, 2008

To Perfect This Feast:
A Performance Commentary on the Gnostic Mass,

Sekmet Books, 2009
Revised third edition 2013

Pythagoras: His Life and Teachings
Edited new edition of Thomas Stanley's 1687 biography
With a preface by Manly P. Hall
Ibis Press, 2010

The Temple of Solomon: From Ancient Israel to Secret Societies
Inner Traditions, 2011

In the Center of the Fire:
A Memoir of the Occult, 1966 to 1989

Ibis Press, 2012

Templar Heresy
A Story of Gnostic Illumination
Inner Traditions/Destiny Books, 2017


Television appearances

(above) James Wasserman discusses The Egyptian Book of the Dead on the History Channel

History Channel: 2 hour special:
The Egyptian Book of the Dead
for Morningstar Entertainment, 2006

National Geographic TV:
Secret Bible: The Knights Templar
for Morningstar Entertainment, 2006

German TV Weld der Wunder:
Secret Societies for Dokurama, 2006

German TV Weld der Wunder:
Mythic Symbols and Numbers for Dokurama, 2006

Supernatural Investigator: Secrets of Washington, D.C.,
Arcadia Entertainment, Vision TV, May 2009

Templars Last Stand
Arcadia Entertainment, Vision TV, 2011

The Temple Mount
Arcadia Entertainment, 2012

Secrets of Secret Societies
The Discovery Channel, 2012

The Curse of Oak Island
History Channel, 2018

James Wasserman on Temple Mount, December 2011. Photo by Andrew Killawee

Into the Buzzsaw with Sean Stone
Gaia TV, January 2017


DVD / Broadcast Interviews

The Holy Mountain: Interview with Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1973

Secrets of the Occult: Hidden Treasures  Productions, 2006

Secrets of Angels & Demons and Masons:
Hidden Treasures Productions (Also broadcast on PBS), 2005


Radio Interviews

NPR with Margot Adler
Coast to Coast Radio with Ian Punnett
WBAI The Gary Null Show
Millennial Radio with Alex Merklinger
Creative Health and Spirit with Linda MacKenzie
Radio Alchymy with Eben Rey
21st Century Radio with Zoe Hieronimus
Magick Mind Radio with Dr. Ed Craft
21st Century Radio with Dr. Bob Hieronimus
Full Moon Radio with Laura Moon
WOR Joey Reynolds Show
XZone Radio with Rob McConnell
Radio Liberty with Dr. Stanley Monteith
Masonic Central Radio with Greg Stewart
Dreamland Radio, Whitley Strieber, with William Henry and Peter Levenda
WZBC Radio with Victor Venckus
Beyond 50 Radio with Daniel Davis
USGL OTO Podcast with Peter Seals
Sighting on the Radio with Jeff Rense
In the Spirit Radio with Gary Goldberg
Just Energy Radio with Dr. Rita Louise
Guardians of the Holy Grail with Mark Amaru Pinkham
Sovereign Mind Radio with Sonia Barrett
Ken Hudnall on Borderland Radio
The Spirit Revolution with Kathleen McGowan and Philip Coppens (February 28, 2012) (iTunes)
Planetary Spirit Radio with Jeff Ferannini
HealthyLife.Net with Rabbi Wayne Dosick
Thelema Now Podcast: Thelema and Liberty (July, 2009)
Thelema Now Podcast: Pythagoras with J. Daniel Gunther (September 2010)
Coast to Coast Radio with George Noory on The Temple of Solomon (April 2012)
Thelema Now Podcast: The Temple of Solomon (May, 2012)
Coast to Coast Radio with George Noory on In the Center of the Fire (October 2012)
Thelema Now Podcast: In the Center of the Fire
(August, 2012)
The Duncan Trussell Family Hour (January 2013)
Coast to Coast Radio with George Noory (October 2017)
Midnight in the Desert with Heather Wade (October 2017)


Published Articles in Books

Preface to The Commentaries of AL
by Marcelo Motta, Samuel Weiser, 1975.

Booklet of Instruction for the Thoth Tarot Deck,
U.S. Games/Weiser, 1977

An Introduction to the History of O.T.O.,
Equinox III, 10, 1986, 1990 Weiser

An Alternate Method of Prayer: The Middle Pillar as a Group Working,
Healing Energy, Prayer, and Relaxation
by Israel Regardie, Golden Dawn Publications, 1989,
Revised edition New Falcon Publication 2009

Interview in
American Magus: Harry Smith, A Modern Alchemist,
Inandout Press, 1996

Afterword and editing for
AHA! Liber CCXLII by Aleister Crowley
New Falcon Publications, 1996, Revised and expanded edition 2015

The Price of Freedom, Goddesses, Guns, and Guts
Pulling Liberty’s Teeth, Crowley’s Rebellion (four separate essays)
Rebels and Devils The Psychology of Liberation,
New Falcon Publications, 1996, 2000, 2008
Reissued in 2011 as Lucifer's Rebellion

The Magical Path to Spiritual Attainment,
Foreword to Techniques of High Magic
by Francis King and Stephen Skinner, Destiny Books, 2000

An Occultist’s Guide to the Assassins and Illuminati,
in Secrets of Angels and Demons, CDS Books, 2004

Introduction to Secret Societies of the Middle Ages
by Thomas Keightley, Redwheel 2005

Introduction to The Key to Solomon’s Key
by Lon DuQuette, CCC Publishing, 2006

Introduction to Initiation in the Aeon of the Child
by J. Daniel Gunther, Ibis Press, 2008

Finding Himself in The Lost Symbol,
Secrets of the Lost Symbol, William Morrow. 2009

Defeating a Vile Threat
LVI, Scarlet Imprint. 2010

Dancing with the Dark Lord,
Preface to The Dark Lord by Peter Levenda, Ibis Press, 2013

The New Aeon in the New World
The Law of Libery in the Wild West
Success Is Your Proof, Sekmet Books. 2015


Introduction to The Eye in the Triangle
by Israel Regardie
New Falcon Publications, 2017

Introduction to The Tree of Life
by Israel Regardie
New Falcon Publications, 2017

Magazines Articles

Re-Creating A Classic: The Egyptian Book of the Dead,
U&lc Magazine, 1994

An Introduction to Secret Societies, New Dawn Magazine, 2001

Exploring the Roots of Terrorism, Interview,
Organica Magazine, 2002

Secret Societies, Lost Knowledge, & the Path of the Wise,
New Dawn Magazine, 2003

Political Liberty as a Spiritual Value, Evolve Magazine, 2005

Hassassins’s Ancestors, Secrets of Angels and Demons,
Special issue of U.S. News and World Report, 2005

Convening the Magical Roundtable, Interview,
Evolve Magazine, 2007

Hidden in Plain Sight
Behutet: Modern Thelemic Magick & Culture #42. 2009

Symbols and Psyche, New Dawn Magazine, 2009

Secret Symbols of Masonic Washington
Lotus Guide, 2010

An Excerpt from The Temple of Solomon
Behutet: Modern Thelemic Magick & Culture #50. 2011

Freemasonry and the Temple of Solomon
New Dawn Magazine, Special Issue 18, 2011

In the Center of the Fire
A Memoir of the Occult, 1966-1989
Watkins Mind, Body, Spirit
Issue 32 Winter 2012-2013

Is Donald Trump America's "Positive Thinking" President?
New Dawn Magazine, March/April 2017

The Dawning of the Aeon of the Child
Personal Thoughts & Reflections
New Dawn Magazine, Special Issue Vol. 11, No. 3., 2017

Donald Weiser: In Memoriam
Watkins Body, Mind, and Spirit, August 2017

The Roots of O.T.O.In the Crusades
Solstandet, No. 6, Winter Solstice 2017

In Celebration of Liberty
The Key to Politics and Spirituality
New Dawn Magazine, Special Issue, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2018

Meeting "Dangerous" Milo
A Special Report
New Dawn Magazine, Special Issue, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2018



A Seminar on the Meaning of Magick:
TAHUTI Lodge, NY, 1987

Waco: Ask Not for Whom the Bell Tolls:
Afternoon Discussion Society, Long Island, NY, 1995

The Stages of Initiation: TAHUTI Lodge, O.T.O., NYC, 2003

Political Liberty and Esoteric Spirituality:
SEKHET–MAAT Lodge, O.T.O., Portland, OR, 2004

The Knights Templar, Assassins, and Freemasons:
Masonic Reading Society, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 2006

Secret Societies: Hermeticways, New York, 2006

The Roots of the Modern Mideast Conflict in the Middle Ages:
ForeWord Magazine, BEA, NYC, 2007

Freemasonry and the Quest of Liberty:
Livingston Masonic Library, Grand Lodge of New York,
May 29, 2009

Freemasonry and The Lost Symbol:
National Press Club, September 15, 2009

Video of National Press Club Talk Part 1

Video of National Press Club Talk Part 2

The Temple of Solomon and the Concept of Spiritual Ecstasy
Changing Times Bookstore, December 11, 2011

The Temple of Solomon: The Spiritual Heart of the Bible
Secret Centre Camp, February 25, 2012

A Contemporary History of Thelema
O.T.O. Centennial Conference, William Blake Lodge, June 23, 2012

TAHUTI Lodge 1979–1989
TAHUTI Lodge, New York, June 30, 2012

In the Center of the Fire
Secret Centre Camp, July 28, 2012

In the Center of the Fire
Sekhet-Maat Lodge, August 25, 2012

The Temple of Solomon
Sekhet-Maat Lodge, August 25, 2012

To Perfect This Feast: A Gnostic Mass Workshop
With Nancy Wasserman
Dove & Serpent Oasis, September 29-30, 2012

In the Center of the Fire: A Modern History of the O.T.O.
Swirling Star Lodge, December 16, 2012

To Perfect This Feast: A Workshop on the Gnostic Mass
With Nancy Wasserman
Scarlet Woman Lodge, March 29, 2014

The New Aeon in the New World: The Law of Liberty in the Wild West
O.T.O. in North America: Centennial Conference
Vancouver, BC, Canada. May 16th, 2015

To Perfect This Feast: A Workshop on the Gnostic Mass
With Nancy Wasserman
Dove and Serpent Oasis, January, 2016

A Talk on the release of Success Is Your Proof
Swirling Star Lodge, January 2016

Discussion with Shaman Don Oscar Miro-Quesada
Religiously Incorrect, May 2016

The Roots of O.T.O. in the Crusades
NOTOCON XI, Orlando, FL, August 12, 2017

Producing the Thoth Tarot
Catland Books, Brooklyn, NY, September 23, 2017

Some Reflections on Membership in O.T.O.
With Lon Milo DuQuette and Kent Finne at TAHUTI Lodge, September 24, 2017