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Wyrdworking: The Path of a Saxon Sorcerer

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Within the pages of this magical handbook, you’ll find everything you need to know to practice Saxon sorcery. Alaric Albertsson once again uncovers the practices and customs of the Anglo-Saxons hidden in early charms and English folk traditions. His first book, Travels Through Middle Earth, taught readers how to connect with the Saxon cosmology, deities, spirits, and ritua ...more
Paperback, 346 pages
Published February 8th 2011 by Llewellyn Publications
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Steve Cran
Dec 15, 2011 Steve Cran rated it it was amazing
Alaric Albertsson has written som pretty fascinating material on Nordic Lore more in particular Anglo -Saxon lore which is coming from the Germanic tribes that settled in England. His first volume "Travels Through the Middle Earth" dealt ith the lore. This volume explains the magical part.

The author starts his discussion of with defining the difference between magic and spirituality. Recongize that often times there is over lap between the two. Spirituality deals with making ciontact with the Go
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Kettlehewer
Jul 08, 2016 Kettlehewer rated it liked it
This is not an academically-sourced book, so take everything you read with a grain of salt, because it may have come from a medieval tome, or it might have been made up on the spot. There is no way to tell while reading it.

That said, there is some really good material for working with runes (the section I focused most on, as the section I have the most experience with) and interpreting them, as well as some basic magical practices and theories. I learned quite a bit reading this.

As someone who b
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Fred
Oct 17, 2013 Fred rated it did not like it
I would rather gouge my eyes out with a dull butter knife then read this again. It will make good kindling for the Yule fires. I would rate it 0 stars if I could.
Regina Hunter
Nov 18, 2011 Regina Hunter rated it it was amazing
This is the most serious book that I have seen thus far. It requires knowledge of old English, or to be willing to learn it. Book also goes deeply into the runes and which I think is pretty nicely explained. If you are serious about your craft, then read it!
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