The Complete Idiot's Guide to Paganism

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Penguin, Apr 1, 2002 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 384 pages
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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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Excellent Introduction to Pagan Religions

User Review  - jread - Borders

Pros: Thorough and interesting introduction to Wicca, Shamanism and Druidism, as well as information on common Pagan practices Cons: None! I picked up this book as a means to introduce myself to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maghnus - LibraryThing

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

Contents

Title Page
AllNatural Ingredients
Please Dont Squeeze the Shaman
Wicked Good
Druids and Other Revivalist
How to Think Like a Pagan
Getting to Know the Goddess
All About the
Tools for Ritual
A Basic Ritual
Rites of Passage
Magic
Magic or Flexing Your Spiritual Muscles
Listening for the Divine Whisper
Living the Pagan Life
Groups Groves and Gatherings

A Field Guide to the Spirit World
Elementary My Dear Pagan
Going in Circles
Ritual
The Wheel ofthe Year
Paganism in Popular Culture
Everyday Paganism
Appendix A Recommended Reading
Index
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About the author (2002)

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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