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Volume #0: Issue #0
Effective: December, 1995
30th ANNIVERSARY "PEARL" EDITION (November 01st, 2010)
Web Revision: July 09th, 2017.

Edited by GHFr. Pneuma Asteros, Order Chief Adept & President.



The Crux Mystica is the official publication for The Society of The Astral Star, Inc., an organization of High Ceremonial Magicians with a theological basis in Esoteric Christian Mysticism. It is published 2 times a year, at or near the Equinoxes beginning in March of 1996. Issues are priced at $5.50 (add $1.50 for shipping and handling by U.S. Post) each. Subscriptions are not available to non OAB members..


Submissions of articles, artwork, book reviews, letters to the editor, rebuttals, photography, and poetry are welcome. We regret that we are not currently a paying market. Abstracts of article submissions should be included (125-200 words). The average article should run about 5000-5500 words. Shorter articles will be published. Longer articles may be published at the discretion of the Editor. Additionally, longer articles may be divided into a series of shorter articles. All material should be type written and double spaced (unless forwarded by e-mail). Tables, footnotes, and references should be included and within "standard" scholastic form.

Please include an SASE if you wish your work returned. Neither The Crux Mystica nor the Order of The Astral Star will be responsible for lost or damaged submissions. We encourage the author/artist/photographer to keep an extra copy of their work for their own records. Submissions must be submitted with the author's/artist's legal name and complete home address and a contact phone number. Submissions will be printed under the author's/artist's/photographer's legal name unless otherwise requested. We will allow Members to use their Order Mottos, or other persons to use their magickal names/mottoes if they so desire.

All views expressed are strictly those of the author/artist, unless clearly stated that the views expressed represent that of the Order and/or The Crux Mystica. All rights are reserved by the Society of the Astral Star, Inc. for ninety (90) days after publication date. All rights to an individual's work revert to the author or artist ninety (90) days after publication. We reserve the right to edit any submission for clarity, brevity or clarity of content, grammar, and spelling, etc.


Advertising is free to Order members and Crux Mystica subscribers, stores carrying the publication, and exchange publications. Rates for other advertising are 10 cents per word for line ads, $1.25 for 1/8 of a page, $1.50 for a Business Card Ad, $2.50 for 1/4 of a page, $5.00 for 1/2 of a page, and $10.00 for a full page. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Editor.

Payment must be made with advertising order. No cash discounts are offered. No billing on series insertions. Payment is required in advance, prior to the closing date of each issue. Include name and address and zip code in word count. Number groups (777, 1482, etc.) count as one word, also does the name of the city and/or state. Bold lettering, italic lettering, or ALL CAPITAL LETTERING of advertising headline or first three words are free. Classifieds are non-commisionable.

All words are counted, including abbreviations, prices and amounts. Hyphenated and double words count as two words. City, state, and phone number (including area codes) are counted as one word each.

Closing Deadline: The closing is the first day of the month of publishing. March 1st for the Vernal Equinox, and September 1st for the Autumnal Equinox.

Copy: Type or print your ad clearly on a separate sheet of paper. The Crux Mystica is not responsible for errors due to unclear information from the advertiser. Copy is subject to approval and editing. All advertisers must submit samples of literature, samples or descriptions of products, and information on qualification to perform a service. Fifteen word minimum for said description.

Responsibility: The Crux Mystica will correct any errors we make but we must be notified of this immediately by the advertiser. Corrections of minor note will be printed in the next issue of the publication at our expense. Corrections of major note will be printed and sent in an "errata sheet" the month after publication. Web revisions will be corrected and posted as soon as possible.

Advertising Claims: Claims and representations made in advertising are the sole responsibility of the advertiser. The Crux Mystica and the Order of The Astral Star, Inc., do not endorse or guarantee advertiser claims.


For more information, or to submit your work, send hard copy articles, artwork or photographs to:

OAB, Inc. The Crux Mystica
6th Adept/Reporter
P.O. Box 1482
Georgetown, KY 40324

We can accept submissions of text or .Gif/.Jpg files on a 3.5 inch floppy computer disk or on a CD ROM. Send your work with letters of requests and a large Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (S.A.S.E.) with your personal and contact information (including legal name, DOB, home address, phone number, etc.)

Or e-Mail submissions to:

The 6th Adept/Reporter.

Or to: the General Order.

And visit our Journal On-Line at: http://journal.astralstar.org/

Please allow two weeks for a response.


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