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Eliphas L'Evi

Éliphas Lévi (1810-1875) was the pseudonym used by Alphonse-Louis Constant after 1853, around the time he first published Doctrine and Ritual. An artist, poet, political activist and writer, and in his later years of life, occultist, here was a man who helped to fuel the occult revival and focused interest on spiritualism that swept through the Western world during the French Revolution and which would endure until the World Wars. Constant was born into a poor working-class family, the son of a...See more