Paganism: An Introduction to Earth-centered Religions

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Llewellyn Publications, 2002 - Religion - 250 pages
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A comprehensive guide to a growing religious movement

If you want to study Paganism in more detail, this book is the place to start. Based on a course in Paganism that the authors have taught for more than a decade, it is full of exercises, meditations, and discussion questions for group or individual study.

This book presents the basic fundamentals of Paganism. It explores what Pagans are like; how the Pagan sacred year is arranged; what Pagans do in ritual; what magick is; and what Pagans believe about God, worship, human nature, and ethics.

  • For those who are exploring their own spirituality, or who want a good book to give to non-Pagan family and friends
  • A hands-on learning tool with magickal workings, meditations, discussion questions, and journal exercises
  • Offers in-depth discussion of ethics and magick

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User Review  - earthlistener - LibraryThing

I found this book to be very informative and straightforward, and I don't think this book gets the attention it deserves really. This book is definitely not another 'how-to' pagan book and is instead ... Read full review

A wonderful book, unbiased and informative!

User Review  - Rebe - Borders

I have had a hard time finding books that talk about Paganism as a belief structure, without focusing on Wicca, until I found this one. This book is so perfect for anyone starting out on their own ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Joyce and River have taught Paganism classes throughout the past decade. They have planned and organized local and national Pagan gatherings, written articles for Pagan publications, appeared on radio and television broadcasts, spoken at Christian and Unitarian churches, and attended interfaith councils. They also helped found the Council for Alternative Spiritual Traditions, which hosts public Pagan and alternative events in the Midwest.

Joyce and River have taught Paganism classes throughout the past decade. They have planned and organized local and national Pagan gatherings, written articles for Pagan publications, appeared on radio and television broadcasts, spoken at Christian and Unitarian churches, and attended interfaith councils. They also helped found the Council for Alternative Spiritual Traditions, which hosts public Pagan and alternative events in the Midwest.

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