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The Way of the Horned God: A Young Man's Guide to Modern Paganism
If you are the parent of a teenage boy, The Way of the Horned God will guide your son in growing to be a man who will be responsible, courageous, and true Son of the Great Goddess and Horned God. If you are a young man who is serious about Pagan spirituality and is interested in working toward harmony within yourself and with nature The Way of the Horned God is written esp ...more
ebook, 196 pages
Published May 25th 2012 by John Hunt Publishing
(first published March 16th 2010)
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The way of the Horned God is an important book for male Wiccans. I think it's one of the very few that targets young men. The author Dancing Rabbit has a kind of Universal non-hierarchical path that is not strictly Wicca but based heavily on it. Bare this in mind when you obtain the book. It doesn't really cater for the wider Neopagan movement, and it tends to refer to Wiccan style theology and ritual as 'pagan' in a general sense. The author is a member of his local Unitarian Universalist churc ...more
Mar 01, 2017 David rated it really liked it · review of another edition
I thought this a fine book addressing a subject that is rarely discussed. As a parent to preteen boys, I found some really nice tips for the future discussions that are sure to come. If my children choose this path (and I hope they do), this book will have provided valuable tools to me as a parent. I found special inspiration in the last chapter, and here the author does a remarkable job explaining the importance of a coming of age ritual, ceremony, trial, ect. and the effect of its absence in m ...more
Jun 01, 2012 Peggy rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
I initially read this book because the author, Dancing Rabbit is a lifelong friend of mine. I also have a long time interest in paganism, and I was delighted with the way this book is written. It is directed toward young men who are interested in living pagan values, and it is very "down to earth" (pun intended) and sensible. It is also a very informative guide for parents who have a son interested in paganism. It shows parents that this teaches a life of responsibility, and is nothing to be fri ...more