Allen H. Greenfield


Allen H. Greenfield

Allen H. Greenfield (born 1946) also known by his ecclesiastical name Tau Sir Hasirim, is an American occultist, UFOlogist, writer, editor, and Gnostic Bishop of "Ecclesia Gnostica Universalis"cite web| title = Mysterious America: Interview with Allen H. Greenfield| url=http://www.mysterious-america.net/allengreenfieldi.html | accessdate = 2008-02-06] who resides in Atlanta, Georgia. [http://www.egnu.org/wiki/index.php/College_of_Bishops] His episcopal title "Tau" is sometimes abbreviated as "T" and prefixed to his legal name, and thus he may also be referred to as T Allen Greenfield.

Greenfield is both a student and an authority on unusual phenomena. A past (elected) member of the British Society for Psychical Research, and the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena (from 1960), he has twice been the recipient of the "UFOlogist of the Year Award" of the National UFO Conference (1972 and 1992), which has run continuously on an annual basis now for 41 years. A Borderland Science Research Associate (BSRA), he has personally conducted on site UFO abduction investigations in Brooksville, FL, Pascagoula, MS and Brown Mountain, NC. His book "Secret Cipher of the UFOnauts" was reviewed by Robert Anton Wilson in Wilson's "Everything is Under Control". This review discusses how Greenfield builds on the principles established in Carl Jung's 1952 book, "Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Sky". He is also a past President of the Atlanta Science Fiction Organization (ASFOII),

Works by Greenfield on occult topics include:

* "Secret Cipher of the UFOnauts"
* "The Story of the Hermetic Brotherhood of Light" (one of the few sources of information on the Hermetic Brotherhood of Light)
* "The Compleat Rite of Memphis" (the only comprehensive single volume history of an Egyptian Rite of Freemasonry)
* "Liber Thirty-One" (the definitive, authorized annotated edition of this work by Charles Stansfeld Jones'
* "The True History of Wicca" (This ongoing essay project was included in Richard Metzger's anthology from Disinformation's "The Book of Lies" in 2003.

Greenfield was a long-time high-ranking member of Ordo Templi Orientis and more recently a critic of the Order's upper management. In February 2006, he called for the resignation of upper management and stepped down from all managerial duties in protest. He continues to be a critic of the current head of the Order, William Breeze, who he insists is only the "acting" Outer Head of the Order. [Greenfield, T. Allen (2006). " [http://www.mindspring.com/~hellfire/bishop/statement.htm A Statement Regarding the Ordo Templi Orientis] "]

An avid speaker on subjects related to UFOs and the occult, especially Ordo Templi Orientis and Thelema, he has appeared in the media and at several conferences as guest speaker.

Public and media appearances

Podcasts

*" [http://www.thelemacoasttocoast.com/ Thelema Coast to Coast] " (Shows [http://www.thelemacoasttocoast.com/archives/3 #1] & [http://www.thelemacoasttocoast.com/archives/4 #2] , April 2005, [http://www.thelemacoasttocoast.com/archives/22 #20] , February 2006, [http://www.thelemacoasttocoast.com/archives/25 #22] , March 2006).
*" [http://theparacast.com/podcasts/paracast_070121.mp3 The Paracast January 21, 2007] " , [http://www.pluggd.com/audio/channels/the_paracast/episodes/2z3ct August 26 2007] and [http://theparacast.com/podcasts/paracast_080525.mp3 May 25, 2008]
*" [http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=20586 Le Hermitage Podcast #5] "
*" [http://www.occultofpersonality.com/2007/06/16/podcast-17-t-allen-greenfield-and-the-secret-cipher// Occult of Personality Podcast #17] , [http://www.occultofpersonality.com/podpress_trac/web/51/0/OoP_Podcast31_Greenfield_it.mp3 Podcast #31] , [http://www.occultofpersonality.com/podpress_trac/web/56/0/OoP_Podcast35_Inquiry_it.mp3 Podcast #35] and [http://community.livejournal.com/the_unexplained/66851.html Podcast #43] "
*" [http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=35773 Adam Gorightly’s Untamed Dimensions ] (Shows on July 12, August 1 and 22, 2007) , [http://gorightly.podomatic.com/entry/2007-09-27T09_07_14-07_00 September 27, 2007] and [http://gorightly.podomatic.com/entry/2007-12-12T23_38_34-08_00 December 12, 2007] "
*" [http://www.magickmindradio.com/archives/T%20Allen%20Greenfield%20Jul%206%202007.mp3 Magick Mind Radio July 6, 2007] "
*" [http://thegodabovegod.com/ ABRAXAS - Coffee, Cigarettes,and Gnosis ] CCG #91 March 29th, 2008"

Broadcast media

*KYW (Cleveland)
*WOR (New York)
*WTBS (Atlanta)
*CKTB (Toronto)
*Rob McConnell's X- Zone July 17, 11:00 P.M.

Events

*International Fortean Organization (Washington, D.C., 1974)
*Atlanta UFO Society (Atlanta, Fernbank Science Center, 1975)
*National UFO Conference (1994 and 1995)
*UFO Forum (Atlanta, 1995)
*National OTO Conference (NOTOCON) 1997, 1999, 2003 (also chair of the Speaker Selection Committee), 2005

Quotations

:"The future must be built from the best material of past and present, and on the grave of those elements in both which were/are adverse to human life and living." (quoted in Adler, p. 375)

:"We are dulled by technological overload." (quoted in Adler, p. 393)

:"The scientific establishment is an organized faith that contributes heavily to our present sorry state as a civilization." (quoted in Adler, p. 397)

Bibliography

Books

*"Silver Bridge", by Gray Barker, introduction by Allen Greenfield. Saucerian Books, 1970. Library of Congress Catalogue Number 70-119512.
*"Saucers and Saucerers". PANP Press, 1975.
*"Secret Cipher of the UFOnauts". Illuminet Press, 1994; Revised Edition Manutius Press, 2005. ISBN 1-4116-6759-X
*"The Story of the Hermetic Brotherhood of Light". Looking Glass Press, 1997. ISBN 9188708039
*"The Compleat Rite of Memphis". Luxor Press, 1998. ISBN 1891948016
*"Liber Thirty-One (The Authorized Edition by C.S. Jones (Frater Achad)"; edited and annotated by T Allen Greenfield. Luxor Press, 1998. ISBN 1891948008
*"The Book of Lies: The Disinformation Guide to Magick and the Occult." Edited by Richard Metzger; Allen Greenfield, contributor. Disinformation Books, 2003. ISBN 097139427X
*"Secret Rituals of the Men in Black". Manutius Press, 2005. ISBN 1-4116-6764-6
*"The Roots of Modern Magick: Glimpses of the Authentic Tradition from 1700-2000, An Anthology". Revised edition, Manutius Press, 2006. ISBN 978-1-4116-8978-7

Articles

* [http://www.sacred-texts.com/bos/bos352.htm A True History of Witchcraft] , 1992. Internet Sacred Text Archive.
* [http://www.porges.net/Frankists.html The Frankist Ecstatics of the Eighteenth Century] in "Agape", Vol. 1, No. 2, February 1998
* [http://www.scarletwoman.org/scarletletter/v5n2/v5n2_hermetic.html Hermetic Brotherhood Revisited: Thoughts on the Antiquity & Continuity of the Hermetic Brotherhood of Light] in "The Scarlet Letter", Vol. V, No. 2, December 1998
* [http://www.hermetic.com/sabazius/randolph.htm Paschal Beverly Randolph: Sexual Magick in the 19th Century] , 2000.
* [http://www.hermetic.com/sabazius/britten.htm Emma Hardinge Britten and the Origins of OTO] , 2002.
*"Supermen" in [http://www.greylodge.org/occultreview/glor_002/glor2.htm "Gray Lodge Occult Review", Issue #2, December 2002]
*"A Most Unusual Cast of Characters" in [http://www.greylodge.org/occultreview/glor_017/glor_issue17.htm "Gray Lodge Occult Review", Issue #17, June 2005]

Reviews

* [http://www.martiansgohome.com/smear/v42/ss950105.htm Book Review: Secret Cipher of the UFOnauts] in "Saucer Smear", Volume 42, No. 1, January 5 1995.
*Reviews: "Secret Cipher of The UFOnauts" by Allen H. Greenfield" in [http://www.nexusmagazine.com/backissues/0224.conts.html "Nexus New Times Magazine", Vol. 2, No. 24, Feb-March, 1995] .
* [http://www.elfis.net/elfol5/e5cyphrev.html Secret Cipher of the UFOnauts: Reviewed by Dean James] in "Journal of Possible Paradigms", Issue 5, Spring 1998.

ee also

*Michael Bertiaux - consecrated Greenfield as Bishop

Notes

References

* Adler, Margot. "". Penguin; Revised & Updated edition, 2006. ISBN 0143038192
* Godwin, Joscelyn. "The Theosophical Enlightenment". State University of New York Press, 1994. ISBN 079142152X
* Godwin, Joscelyn (ed.). "The Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor: Initiatic and Historical Documents of an Order of Practical Occultism". Weiser Books, 1995. ISBN 0877288380
* Greenfield, Allen H. [http://www.mindspring.com/~hellfire/bishop/bio.htm Biographical Information on T. Allen Greenfield]
* Holzer, Hans. "The Ufonauts: New Facts on Extraterrestrial Landings ". Fawcett Books, 1976. ISBN 0449135691
* Kazlev, M. Alan. [http://www.kheper.net/topics/Hermeticism/HBoL.html The Hermetic Brotherhood Of Luxor] . Retrieved 31 January 2007.
* Keel, John A. "Disneyland of the Gods". Illuminet Press, 1995. ISBN 1881532062
* Keel, John A. "Strange Creatures From Time and Space". Spearman, 1975. ISBN 0854353720
* Keith, Jim. "Casebook on the Men in Black". Illuminet Press, 1997. ISBN 1881532119
* Reynes, Brent. [http://www.mysterious-america.net/allengreenfieldi.html Interview with Allen H. Greenfield] . "Alternate Perceptions Magazine online", #77, March 2004
* Wilson, Robert Anton. "Everything Is Under Control: Conspiracies, Cults, and Cover-ups". Collins, 1998. ISBN 0062734172

External links

* [http://www.mindspring.com/~hellfire/bishop/ Assembly of the Knowledge & Wisdom of Solomon]


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