Alchemical Traditions: From Antiquity to the Avant-Garde.
Revised and expanded edition. Rubedo Press, 2019 (now available for pre-order).


In Print

‘An Introduction to Schwaller de Lubicz’.
In the companion book to Tarot Égyptien (= Le Jeu de Tarot Égyptien), by René Schwaller de Lubicz. Edited by Giordano Berti, Rinascimento Italian Style Art, 2019.

The Basilian Aphorisms: Or the Hermetic Canons of the Spirit, Soul, and Body of the Major and Minor World. Edited, translated, and annotated by Mirco A. Mannucci & Aaron Cheak.
Auckland: Rubedo Press, 2018.

‘Thigh of Iron, Thigh of Gold: On Alchemy, Astrology, and Animated Statues’.
In The Celestial Art: Essays on Astrological Magic, edited by Austin Coppock and Daniel A. Schulke. Three Hands Press, 2018.

‘A Coming Forth by Day’.
In The B ∀ T. Vol. 1. Lithos Enkephalos : The Stone of the Head, edited by David Sater and Terence S. Arjoon. New York, Polycephalos Press, 2018.

Hermetic Recreations: Including the Scholium.
Translated and annotated by Christer Böke, John Koopmans, Stanislas Klossowski de Rola, and Aaron Cheak. Auckland: Rubedo Press, 2018.

The Leaf of Immortality.
Limited edition of 108 signed copies, Auckland: Rubedo Press, 2017.

‘The Juncture of Transcendence and Concretion: Symbolique in René Schwaller de Lubicz’.
In Lux in Tenebris: The Visual and the Symbolic in Western Esotericism, 296–333, edited by Peter J. Forshaw. Leiden: Brill, 2017.

‘The Alchemy of Desire: The Metaphysics of Eros in René Schwaller de Lubicz (A Study of Adam l’homme rouge)’. 
In Octagon II: The Quest for Wholeness, Mirrored in a Library Dedicated to Religious Studies, Philosophy and Esotericism in Particular, edited by H. Thomas Hakl. Gaggenau: Scientia Nova, 2016.

‘Curiouser and Mercuriouser: Ruminations on a Hermetic Retrograde’.
The Astrological Journal, May–June, 2016. [Read online]

‘The War Between Symbolists and Egyptologists: René Schwaller de Lubicz in Egypt: 1936-1951’.
The Heretic, Issue 6, 2015. 

Diaphany: A Journal and Nocturne, volume 1.
Edited by Aaron Cheak and Sabrina Dalla Valle. Auckland: Rubedo Press: 2015.

‘Rendering Darkness and Light Present: Jean Gebser and the Principle of Diaphany’.
Diaphany: A Journal and Nocturne, volume 1. Auckland: Rubedo Press: 2015.

The Call of Fire: The Hermetic Quest of Rene Schwaller de Lubicz; A Bio-Bibliographic Study’.
ClavisJournal of Occult Arts, Letters, and Experience, Volume 3, December, 2014.

‘The Gnosis of  Dr Aaron Cheak’.
In The Quest for Gnosis: Spirituality without Dogma, by Gabriel D. Roberts, 2014.

Alchemical Traditions: From Antiquity to the Avant-Garde
Edited by Aaron Cheak. Numen Books, 2013; 684 pp; 40 illustrations.

‘Introduction to Part One: Circumambulating the Alchemical Mysterium
Chapter 1. ‘The Perfect Black: Egypt and Alchemy’
Chapter 4. ‘Taking from Water to Fill in Fire: The History and Dynamics of Daoist Alchemy’
‘Introduction to Part Two: On the Origins and Nature of European Alchemy’
Chapter 7. ‘The Alchemical Khiasmos: Counter-Stretched Harmony and Divine Self-Perception’ (co-authored with Sabrina Dalla Valle)
Chapter 13. ‘Agent of All Mutations: Metallurgical, Biological and Spiritual Evolution in the Alchemy of René Schwaller de Lubicz’
Full Table of Contents.

Waters Animating and Annihilating: Apotheosis by Drowning in the Greek Magical Papyri
In Occult Traditions, edited by D. Z. Lycourinos. Numen Books, 2012.

‘Magic Through the Linguistic Lenses of Indo-European Mag[h], Greek Magos, Sanskrit Maya, and Pharaonic Egyptian Heka’
Journal for the Academic Study of Magic 2, 2004. 

‘Hindu Übermenschen:  Cosmology and Ideology of Tantric Self-Deification’
Khthonios: A Journal for the Study of Religion, 1, 2003.


Light Broken Through the Prism of Life: René Schwaller de Lubicz and the Hermetic Problem of Salt
PhD Dissertation: University of Queensland, 2011. 

The Magus and the Mirror: An Intellectual History of the Magical Imagination
Honours Thesis: University of Queensland, 2004.