Vol 13 No. 10 (2011) Issue Number 16. May 2001
Notes from the Underground
The growth of contemporary Pagan religions has been matched with a surge of serious writing about Paganism (if you prefer, “Paganisms”). Increasing numbers of articles and books are coming out from selfidentified Pagan scholars and from a greater variety of others who have moved past the original simplistic characterizations of Paganism as a bizarre and deviant subculture.
The Pomegranate Readers' Forum [+] 2-3, 45-56
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The Nature of the Divine: Transcendence and Immanence in Contemporary Pagan Theology: A Symposium [+] 4-16
This article is an edited version of a discussion which took place in mid-2000 on NATREL, the Nature Religions Scholars’ email list
Flying ointments represent a significant, verifiable link to an ancient European shamanic practice—perhaps the nearest thing to Margaret Murray’s "Old Religion".
With the first volume on Biblical and Pagan Societies still forthcoming, the series begins with Ancient Greece and Rome. In “Binding Spells: Curse Tablets and Voodoo Dolls,” the first contributor, Daniel Ogden, University of Wales, Swansea, reviews the over 1,600 clay, wood and lead tablet and “voodoo dolls” (an unfortunate term left over from a less enlightened age) which were made to curse, petition and protect
M a g i c , W i t c h c r a f t a n d t h e O t h e r w o r l d . By Susan Greenwood. Berg: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 1 85973 450 2, Pbk.
THE GODDESS AND THE ALPHABET: THE CONFLICT BETWEEN WORD AND IMAGE by Leonard Shlain Princeton UP, 1983. xii + 154. pp. Two Appendices. Index. Selected Bibliography. ISBN 0-691-03131-2