Encyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft

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Llewellyn Worldwide, 2000 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 470 pages
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Craft Elder and author Raven Grimassi has revised and expanded his indispensable reference work, the award-winning Encyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft. The first book of its kind to be written by a practicing Witch, this guide presents Wicca/Witchcraft as a spiritual path, connecting religious concepts and spirituality to both a historical background and modern practice.
    
With a wealth of information on European folklore and Western Occultism, and material relevant to any tradition, you can use this book to research any aspect of the Craft, including:

* Theology-pantheons, Wiccan Rede, Three-Fold Law
*  History-Craft roots and influence
*  Places-historical and sacred sites
*  Verses, rites, and invocations
*  Ritual objects and tools
*  Influential Witches-past and present
  
The Encyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft also contains a glossary of terminology; book references; Craft web sites, organizations, and magazines; magickal alphabets, runes, correspondences, symbols; and 300 illustrations.

 

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A MUST HAVE !! Every Witch/Wiccan should own this book!

a must for any note worthy wiccan

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history abounds, nicely printed, and so very informativenice to know your roots Read full review

Contents

AZ
1
Classic Wiccan Verses
473
CraftPagan Puhlications
489
Organizations
499
Shops Mail Order Merchants
503
Bibliography
505
Illustration Credits
515
Index
519
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Raven Grimassi is a Neo-Pagan scholar and award-winning author of more than eighteen books on Witchcraft, Wicca, and Neo-Paganism. He has been devoted to the study and practice of witchcraft for over forty years. Raven is co-founder and co-director of the Ash, Birch, and Willow tradition. Grimassi's background includes training in old forms of witchcraft as well as Brittic Wicca, the Pictish-Gaelic tradition, Italian Witchcraft, and Celtic Traditionalist Witchcraft. Raven was also a member of the Rosicrucian Order, and studied the Kabbalah through the First Temple of Tifareth under Lady Sara Cunningham.nbsp;nbsp; Raven currently lives in New England with his wife and co-author Stephanie Taylor-Grimassi. Together they direct The Fellowship of the Pentacle, a modern Mystery School devoted to preserving pre-Christian European spirituality.nbsp;nbsp;

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