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  1. The Paganism Reader

    Edited by Chas Clifton, Graham Harvey

    Paganism is one of the world's fastest-growing religions, practised in a huge variety of ways. The Paganism Reader provides a definitive collection of key sources in Paganism, ranging from its ancient origins to its twentieth-century reconstruction and revival. Chronologically organized sections...

    Published March 10th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Embracing the Witch and the Goddess

    Feminist Ritual-Makers in New Zealand

    By Kathryn Rountree

    Embracing the Witch and the Goddess is a detailed survey of present-day feminist witches in New Zealand. It examines the attraction of witchcraft for its practitioners, and explores witches' rituals, views and beliefs about how magic works. The book provides a detailed portrait of an undocumented...

    Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge

  3. UFO Religions

    Edited by Christopher Partridge

    The spectre of the UFO, as popularized by shows such as The X-Files, has brought an astonishing slant to the face of modern religious practice. But what motivates the fantastical and sometimes sinister beliefs of UFO worshippers? UFO Religions critically examines some of the fascinating issues...

    Published July 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  4. Ecstatic Religion

    A Study of Shamanism and Spirit Possession, 3rd Edition

    By I.M. Lewis

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 11th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Children of the New Age

    A History of Spiritual Practices

    By Steven Sutcliffe

    The first true social history of the phenomenon known as New Age culture, Children of the New Age presents an overview of the diverse varieties of New Age belief and practice from the 1930s to the present day. Drawing on original ethnographic research and rarely seen archival material, it calls...

    Published November 13th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Shamanism

    An Introduction

    By Margaret Stutley

    Shamanism is one of the earliest and farthest-reaching magical and religious traditions, vestiges of which still underlie the major religious faiths of the modern world. The function of the shaman is to show his or her people the unseen powers behind the mere appearances of nature, as experienced...

    Published October 9th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Shamanism

    A Reader

    Edited by Graham Harvey

    Shamanism has been practised amongst communities all over the world for millennia, and continues to survive today in both modern and ancient forms. Shamanism: A Reader unites perspectives from disciplines including anthropology, psychology, musicology, and botany to provide an unique overview of...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  8. Gurdjieff: The Key Concepts

    By Sophia Wellbeloved

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This unique book offers clear definitions of Gurdjieff's teaching terms, placing him within the political, geographic and cultural context of his time. Entries look at diverse aspects of his Work, including:* possible sources in religious, Theosophical, occult, esoteric and literary traditions*...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  9. Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition

    2nd Edition

    By Frances Yates

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Giordano Bruno is known as the Prophet of the New Age, and his vision of an infinite universe grounded in science is increasingly celebrated. One of the principal forces behind his rediscovery was the great British historian Frances Yates. In calling attention to Giordono Bruno, she paved the...

    Published April 10th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Enchanted Feminism

    The Reclaiming Witches of San Francisco

    By Jone Salomonsen

    Series: Religion and Gender

    This is the first major study of the most famous Reclaiming Witch community, founded in 1979 in San Francisco, written by an author who herself participated in a coven for ten years. Jone Salomonsen describes and examines the communal and ritual practices of Reclaiming, asking how these promote...

    Published December 5th 2001 by Routledge