Stephen Edred Flowers, Ph.D. is an American student of occultism and Germanic languages. The Texas-born author has over two dozen published books and hundreds of published papers. He is also known by the pen-name Edred Thorsson.

Flowers has been very active in Left-Hand Path occult organizations, and was instrumental in the early establishment of the Asatru movement in North America.

Partial bibliographyEdit

Stephen FlowersEdit

  • Runes and Magic: Magical Formulaic Elements in the Elder Runic Tradition, 1987 ISBN 0-8204-0333-4
  • The Galdrabók: an Icelandic Grimoire, 1989 ISBN 0-87728-685-X
  • Fire & Ice: Magical Teachings of Germany's Greatest Secret Occult Order, 1990 ISBN 0-87542-776-6
  • Black Rûna, 1995
  • Hermetic Magic: The Postmodern Magical Papyrus of Abaris, 1995 ISBN 0-87728-828-3
  • Green Rûna: The Runemaster's Notebook, 1996 ISBN 1-885972-03-2
  • Lords of the Left-Hand Path: A History of Spiritual Dissent , 1997 ISBN 1-885972-08-3
  • Red Rûna, 2002
  • Carnal Alchemy: A Sado-Magical Exploration of Pleasure, Pain and Self-Transformation, 2002
  • A Concise Edition of Old English Runic Inscriptions
  • Travel-Report As it Concerns the Scandinavian Rûs - Ibn Fadlan - Introduction and Commentary by Stephen Flowers
  • Johannes Bureus and the Adalruna
  • Rúnarmál I
  • A Source-Book of Seid (with James Chisholm), 2002
  • Studia Germanica Volume I
  • Wendish Mythology: Divinities and Religious Practices of the Western Slavs
  • The Magian Tarok: The Key Linking the Mithraic, Greek, Roman Hebrew and Runic Traditions with that of the Tarot

As Edred ThorssonEdit

  • Futhark: A Handbook of Rune Magic, 1984 ISBN 0-87728-548-9
  • Runelore: A Handbook of Esoteric Runology, 1987 ISBN 0-87728-667-1
  • At The Well of Wyrd 1988 reprinted & retitled Runecaster’s Handbook: The Well of Wyrd, 1999 ISBN 1-57863-136-X
  • Rune Might: Secret Practices of the German Rune Magicians, 1989, 1990 ISBN 0-87542-778-2
  • A Book of Troth, 1989, 1992 ISBN 0-87542-777-4
  • The Nine Doors of Midgard, 1991 ISBN 0-87542-781-2 reprinted & retitled The Nine Doors of Midgard: A Curriculum of Rune-Work, 2003 ISBN 1-885972-23-7
    • Die Neun Tore von Midgard Ein magischer Lehrplan der Runen-Gilde, 2004 ISBN 3-935581-59-9
  • The Truth about Teutonic Magic, 1991 ISBN 0-87542-779-0
  • Northern Magic: Mysteries of the Norse, Germans & English,1992 reprinted & retitled Northern Magic: Rune Mysteries and Shamanism, 1998 ISBN 1-56718-709-9
  • Book of Ogham: The Celtic Tree Oracle, 1994 ISBN 0-9754278-4-9
  • Green Rûna - Shorter Works of Edred Thorsson Vol. I (1978-1985),1996 ISBN 1-885972-03-2
  • Blue Rûna: Edred’s Shorter Works vol. III
  • Rune-Song Book & CD
  • An Introduction to the Germanic Tradition
  • Witchdom of the True: A Study of the Vana-Troth and the Practice of Seidr


  • The Secret of the Runes by Guido von List, 1990 (trans.) ISBN 0-89281-207-9
  • Rune-Magic by Siegfried Adolf Kummer, 1993 (trans.) ISBN 1-885972-00-8
  • The Secret King: Karl Maria Wiligut -- Himmler’s Lord of the Runes, 2001 (trans. and introduced) ISBN 1885972210
  • The Rune-Poems Vol I, 2002 ISBN 1-885972-19-9
  • The Practice of the Ancient Turkish Freemasons by Rudolf von Sebottendorf (trans.)
  • Strange Tales by Hanns Heinz Ewers (trans.)
  • The Religion of the Aryo-Germanic Folk: Esoteric and Exoteric (trans.)
  • The Invincible by Guido von List (trans.)
  • The EDDA as Key to the Coming Age (trans.)

Other published worksEdit

  • Tyr: Myth-Culture-Tradition Volume I: The Idea of Integral Culture: A model for a Revolt Against the Modern World, 2002 ISBN 0-9720292-0-6
  • Tyr: Myth-Culture-Tradition Volume II: The First Northern Renaissance: The Reawakening of the Germanic Spirit in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries in Germany, Sweden and England, 2004 ISBN 0-9720292-1-4
  • FringeWare Review Magazine Issue #3: The Secret of the Gothick God of Darkness

External Link Edit

Interview of Dr. Stephen Flowers

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