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Agrippa, Heinrich Cornelius - Sacramentum matrimonii antiquissimum est - 03



Type of Spiritual Experience


These are the references used in Agrippa's text to support the idea that not only was sex a sacred act, but the mystic marriage and the use of sex to achieve the mystic marriage were in the Bible itself, albeit in coded form.  The book Cornelius Agrippa: The Humanist Theologian and His Declamations by Marc Van Der Poel has been used as the main reference on the texts he used.

A description of the experience

Introduction and main thesis – Sacramentum matrimonii antiquissimum est


23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man [Adam].
24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.

The source of the experience

Agrippa, Heinrich Cornelius

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Science Items

Activities and commonsteps



Sex magick
Sexual stimulation