The Spirit of the Celtic Gods and Goddesses

Their History, Magical Power, and Healing Energies

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Book Details

Pages

256 Pages

Size

6 x 9

Format

Trade Paperback

Pub. Date

07/01/2020

ISBN

978-1-57863-717-1

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

Authors

  • Author Carl McColman

    Carl McColman is the author of several books on Christian mysticism, paganism, and goddess spirituality. Carl’s work is characterized by an optimistic, expansive understanding of spirituality, rooted in Christianity while embracing the wisdom of the world’s contemplative traditions. He is a professed Lay Cistercian—a layperson under the guidance of Trappist monks. He regularly speaks, teaches, and conducts retreats on contemplative Christian practice and blogs at www.carlmccolman.com.

  • Foreword by Courtney Weber

  • Author Kathryn Hinds

Brings the history of these gods and goddesses to life, along with visualizations, rituals, and exercises to help make them part of the reader’s spiritual practice.

Figures like Brigid, Cernunnos, Rhiannon, and the Morrigan are honored for their magic, their bravery, and their mythical deeds. Among pagans, the gods and goddesses of Gaul, Ireland, Wales, and the other Celtic lands rank with the most popular and influential of the Greek, Roman, Norse, and Egyptian pantheons.

This book provides an accessible guide for readers to learn about and connect spiritually with the gods and goddesses of the Celtic lands:

  • Learn key features of each of the major Irish, Welsh, and continental Celtic deities
  • Discover the major myths and lore associated with each deity
  • Create rituals and magical work appropriate for each deity
  • Understand the psychological archetypes of each god and goddess
  • Forge true and meaningful relationships with the deities for our time
  • Relate the various gods and goddesses to the sabbats and holy days

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