The Complete Idiot's Guide to Paganism: Meaningful Ways to Commune with Nature and Follow the Pagan Spiritual Path

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Penguin, Apr 1, 2002 - Religion - 384 pages
You're no idiot, of course. But finding the perfect expression of your spirituality can prove long and challenging. You might already be attracted to paganism, but considering the variety of traditions and paths that fall in this category, you need a spiritual guide. Seek no further! Whether you're interested in following the pagan path or just curious to know more, 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Paganism' will enlighten you on this fascinating array of nature-based beliefs and practices. In this 'Complete Idiot's Guide', you'll learn about the basic principles of shamanism, druidism, Wicca and more. How to deepen your connection to the Goddess, the God, and nature. The fundamentals of meditation, magic, divination, and spiritual healing. Tips on incorporating pagan rituals into your modern lifestyle.
 

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This is a truly delightful, entertaining and informative work that covers the full spectrum of Neo-Paganism. McColman does an excellent job of providing the newcomer to or casual seeker of (it matters ... Read full review

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This book covers a wide variety of pagan topics and is a veritable treasure-trove of information that is well-thought out and easy to grasp. It covers what could be called 'core pagan beliefs ... Read full review

Contents

Contents
Pagan Basics
You Cant Fool Mother Nature
AllNatural Ingredients
Please Dont Squeeze the Shaman
Wicked Good
Druids and Other Revivalist Groups
Other Pieces of the Pagan Puzzle
Tools for Ritual
A Basic Ritual
Rites of Passage
Magic
Magic involves far more than casting a spell to get what you want
Listening for the Divine Whisper
From Medicine Men to Reiki Masters
Living the Pagan Life

How to Think Like a Pagan
Getting to Know the Goddess
All About the
A Field Guide to the Spirit World
Elementary My Dear Pagan
Going in Circles
Ritual
Groups Groves and Gatherings
Paganism in Popular Culture
Everyday Paganism
Appendixes
B Resources
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CARL McCOLMAN is a freelance writer and spiritual teacher based in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of several books including 'The Well-Read Witch' and 'The Aspiring Mystic'. A practicioner of nature spirituality for more than a decade, he is the co-founder and former leader of a druid grove and currently is the co-leader of an interfaith pagan meditation circle.

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