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Title:
The encyclopedia of modern witchcraft and neo-paganism
Author:
Rabinovitch, Shelley.
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Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Citadel Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
ix, 336 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780806524061
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Book

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Summary

Summary

A comprehensive guide to the world of magick, this book includes definitions, straightforward, throrough explanations, biographies of all of the important figures in Wiccan and Pagan cultures, and descriptions of the various traditions of Wicca, as well as offering a detailed history of the pagan tradition. With essays from authorities such as Bivianne Crowley and Jenny Blain on topics as diverse as the Druids, Goddess-Worship, Norse-Paganism and more, this book also includes informatin on tools, rituals and the meaning and history of the eight sabbats.


Author Notes

Shelley Rabinovitch, Ph.D., is a cultural anthropologist and sessional lecturer in religious studies at the University of Ottawa
James R. Lewis, Ph.D., teaches religious studies at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, and he lives in central Wisconsin


Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Encyclopediap. 3
Appendix Numbering Neo-Pagansp. 303
Contributorsp. 312
Bibliographyp. 317