Witchcraft Today: An Encyclopedia of Wiccan and Neopagan Traditions
"Witchcraft Today" presents a concise survey of this fascinating movement, charts its development, and offers A-Z coverage of Neopagan concepts, rituals, practices, and practitioners ranging from African Religions and Celtic Tradition to Numerology and Theosophy. An excellent and thorough introduction that explains the origin and history of contemporary Wiccan and Neopagan beliefs and a chronology detail the development of these modern religions.
A documents section reprints texts important to the central belief system of Wiccans and Neopagans, including the text of "Charge of the Goddess," and a bibliography and index complete this timely source.
Consult this work whether you need to know the characteristics of Wicca; the difference between Celtic, Alexandrian, and Blue Star traditions; the meaning of "skyclad;" the work of Emanuel Swedenborg; or the origins of Tarot.
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An excellent resource on the contemporary practice of witchcraft and on the ancient traditions that inspired it, this book features both short entries on terminology and concepts and longer articles ... Read full review