Ancient Wisdom: Earth Traditions in the Twenty-First Century

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Carlton Books, Limited, Oct 28, 2002 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 224 pages
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From the Americas to the Antipodes, from the Stone Age to the present day, this fascinating and colorful reference explores the rise, development and current resurgence of ancient spiritual belief systems. Dr. Vivianne Crowley, a lecturer in Psychology at the University of London and a priestess in the Wiccan tradition, investigates the philosophy that underpins each belief system -- its myths, rituals, magical practices and initiation rites. Included are explorations of Voodoo, Celtic, Wiccan, Native American, and Nordic traditions; providing a truly global overview of these ancient spiritual structures.

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Philip Carr-Gomm lives in Sussex, England, with his wife Stephanie. Initiated into both Wicca and Druidry, he is the author of Sacred Places, What Do Druids Believe?, Druid Mysteries, The Druid Way, and is co-author with Stephanie of The DruidCraft Tarot, The Druid Animal Oracle, and The Druid Plant Oracle. He is Chief of the Order of Bards Ovates & Druids.

Crowley is a writer, counselor and aspiring sculptor.

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