The Study of Witchcraft

A Guidebook to Advanced Wicca

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Imprint: Weiser Books
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Book Details

Pages

192 Pages

Size

7 x 9

Format

Trade Paperback

Pub. Date

10/30/2007

ISBN

978-1-57863-409-5

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

Authors

  • Author Deborah Lipp

    Deborah Lipp is an active "out of the closet" member of the Pagan community and has appeared on various media sources, most notably on the A&E documentary Ancient Mysteries: Witchcraft in America as well as on MSNBC, in The New York Times, and others. Deborah is also the author of several highly regarded books including The Way of Four and is the author of the forthcoming The Ultimate James Bond Fan Book. She lives with her son in suburban New York.

  • Foreword by Isaac Bonewits

The Study of Witchcraft is a compendium for Wiccans who want to deepen their understanding of their traditions. Advanced Wiccan reaches beyond Wicca, delving into topics as diverse as history, psychology, divination, and lucid dreaming, The Study of Witchcraft introduces the reader to these topics, discussing each in depth and offering a oneofakind course of study including recommended reading, offering readersincreasingly, solitary witchesa selfstudy guide and a rich resource.

The Study of Witchcraft includes information for all sorts of Wiccans/ traditional, eclectic, radical, groups, and solitary. Wideranging topics also include Western occultism, myth and folklore, meditation, astrology, the Burning Times, history, herbalism, and much more. Deborah Lipp opens the book with a discussion of the past 40 years of Wiccan history and talks about the diverse people who call themselves Wiccans. Then, throughout the study guide portion, she offers information tailored to different types of Wiccans.

Essentially, The Study of Witchcraft is a veritable master’s degree in Wicca in book form!

* Written for the needs of the modern wiccan, who learns primarily by selfstudy
* Written by a noted and respected author, whose work is already used in study groups.

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