The Pagan Federation Recommended Reading List

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Druidry & Celtic Studies
Traditional Craft
Magazines & Newsletters
Recently Reviewed in Pagan Dawn


The Phoenix from the Flame: Paganism in the New Age
Vivianne Crowley Other Vivianne Crowley books

A History of Pagan Europe
Prudence Jones, Nigel Pennick

Paganism: An Introduction to Earth-centered Religions
River Higginbotham

The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles: Their Nature and Legacy
Ronald Hutton Other Ronald Hutton books

In Search of Herne the Hunter
Eric Fitch

Rites of Passage
Christine Hall

Pagan Paths: A Guide to Wicca, Druidry, Asatru, Shamanism and Other Pagan Practices
Pete Jennings

Pagan Dawn
Journal of The Pagan Federation

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The Elements of the Druid Tradition (Elements of ... S.)
Phillip Carr-Gomm

Druid Mysteries: Ancient Mysteries for the 21st Century
Phillip Carr-Gomm

Druidcraft: The Magic of Wicca and Druidry
Phillip Carr-Gomm

Druidry (Thorsons First Directions S.)
Emma Restall-Orr

Druid Priestess
Emma Restall-Orr

The Trials of Arthur: The Life and Times of a Modern-day King
Arthur Pendragon

Seeking Spirit: A Quest Through Druidry and the Four Elements
Sandra Parson

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The Penguin Book of Norse Myths: Gods of the Vikings
Kevin Crossley-Holland

Gods and Myths of Northern Europe
Hilda R Ellis Davidson

Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe
Hilda R Ellis Davidson

Dictionary of Northern Mythology
Rudolf Simek

Wights and Ancestors: Heathenism in a Living Landscape (Understanding Heathenism S.)
Jenny Blain

Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic: Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism
Jenny Blain

The Prose Edda (Penguin Classics)
Snorri Sturluson

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The Way of Wyrd
Brian Bates

Shamanism (Piatkus Guides)
Gordon MacLellan

Talking to the Earth
Gordon MacLellan

Sacred Animals
Gordon MacLellan

The Celtic Shaman: A Practical Guide
John Matthews

Singing the Soul Back Home: Shamanism in Daily Life
Caitlin Matthews

Explore Shamanism
Alby Stone

Chosen by the Spirit: Following Your Shamanic Calling

The Great Circle: Shamanism and the Psychology of C.G. Jung
Robert E Ryan

Shamanic Experience: A Practical Guide to Contemporary Shamanism
Kenneth Meadows

Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (Bollingen Series (General))
Mircea Eilade

Shamans/Neo-Shamans: Ecstasies, Alternative Archaeologies and Contemporary Pagans
Robert J Wallis

Thorsons Way of Shamanism
Leo Rutherford

Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and the Western Imagination
Ronald Hutton

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Hedge Witch: Guide to Solitary Witchcraft
Rae Beth

The Hedge Witch's Way: Magical Spirituality for the Lone Spellcaster
Rae Beth

A Witch Alone: Thirteen Moons to Master Natural Magic
Marian Green

Practical Magic
Marian Green

Wild Witchcraft: A Guide to Natural, Herbal and Earth Magic
Marian Green

The Gentle Arts of Natural Magic: Magical Techniques to Help You Master the Crafts of the Wise
Marian Green

The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft
Ronald Hutton

Witches: An Encyclopedia of Paganism and Magic
Michael Jordan

An ABC of Witchcraft Past and Present
Doreen Valiente

Witchcraft for Tomorrow
Doreen Valiente

Charge of the Goddess: The Mother of Modern Witchcraft
Doreen Valiente

Wildwitch: The Craft of the Natural Psychic
Poppy Palin

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Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America Today
Margot Adler

Wicca: A Comprehensive Guide to the Old Religion in the Modern World
Vivianne Crowley

Book of Shadows: A Modern Woman's Journey into the Wisdom of Witchcraft and the Magic of The Goddess
Phyllis Curot

Witch Crafting: A Spiritual Guide to Making Magic
Phyllis Curot

The Wheel of the Wiccan Year
Gail Duff

The Witches' Goddess: The Feminine Principle of Divinity
Janet & Stewart Farrar

Witches' God: Lord of the Dance
Janet & Stewart Farrar

The Witches' Bible: The Complete Witches' Handbook
Janet & Stewart Farrar

Witchcraft: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides)
Teresa Moorey

Silver Moon
Teresa Moorey

The Real Witches' Handbook
Kate West

The Real Witches' Coven: The Definite Guide to Forming Your Own Wiccan Group
Kate West

Gay Witchcraft: Empowering the Tribe
Christopher Penczak

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Traditional Craft

The Roebuck in the Thicket: An Anthology of the Robert Cochrane Tradition
Evan John Jones & Robert Cochrane

The Robert Cochrane Letters: An Insight into Modern Traditional Witchcraft
Robert Cochrane

Witchcraft: A Tradition Renewed
Evan John Jones & Doreen Valiente

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Magazines & Newsletters

Quest, BCM-SCL Quest, London. WCIN 3XX.
Four issues a year Mar, Jun, Sep and Dec

The Cauldron
BM Cauldron, London. WC1N 3XX
Four issues a year Feb, May, Aug and Nov.

And of course: Pagan Dawn!

Details and reviews of new Pagan books are carried in each edition of Pagan Dawn, together with many interesting articles on all aspects of Paganism.The Pagan Federation publishes this high quality, glossy magazine quarterly. For a sample copy, please send a request stating your name and address plus a cheque or postal order, payable to 'The Pagan Federation' for £3.25 to:
Pagan Dawn, BM BOX No. 7097, London WC1N 3XX

Recently Reviewed:

The following books have been reviewed in recent issues of Pagan Dawn.

Pagan Polyamory: Becoming a Tribe of Hearts
Raven Kaldera

Way of the Druid: Rebirth of an Ancient Religion
Graeme K Talboys

Britain BC: Life in Britain and Ireland Before the Romans
Francis Pryor

The Mysteries of Mithras
Payam Nabarz

The Real Middle Earth
Brian Bates

Vanessa Collingridge

Lukumi: Santeria's Beliefs...
Christian Lopez

Spirit of the Green Man
Mary Neasham

Runa Megin
Kate Waterfield

Stonehenge: Celebration and Subversion
Andy Worthington

The Meaning of Witchcraft
Gerald Gardner

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