A Look Back at Leigh Schmidt’s Biography of Ida Craddock

Ida Craddock was inducted into Ordo Templi Orientis’ Order of the Lion and the Eagle at the beginning of this millenium. [you can find the essay connected with her induction here: http://hermetic.com/sabazius/lion_eagle.html]

In recent years, there have been several publications of her writings edited by Vere Chappell, Lunar And Sex Worship and Sexual Outlaw, Erotic Mystic.

There’s also a biography by Harvard professor Leigh Eric Schmidt, titled Heaven’s Bride: The Unprintable Life of Ida C. Craddock.

NPR.org posted a piece on the book as well as a lengthy book excerpt at the time of publication which you can read here:


Heavens Bride

Thanks to Soror Hypatia for the tip!

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