The Wicca Handbook
"The Wicca Handbook" is both a tutorial for new witches and an exceptionally well-organized reference book for experienced practitioners. It guides us through the first steps in becoming a witch and explores many Wiccan traditions, initiations, and magical practices. The Wiccan year-the eight Sabbats-along with many of its rituals and ceremonies are examined. Holland also...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Weiser Books
(first published May 1st 2000)
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I have read this book in my High School years I am now 24 and have picked it up again to reinitiate myself to my craft recently going through two years of terrible times, it has given me hope, information, and love for being a Wiccan and the hell with all the haters "God and Magick don't mix" silliest statement ever uttered, oh ignorance! Eileen writes as if she is speaking to you and it's a great comfort even if your hard on cash and don't have your Witches tool box.
A very good reference for anyone beginning their foray into the world of Wicca, or for those with a passing interest in the subject wanting to know more. It gives you plenty of information on the religion without being too daunting, which is perfect for a beginners handbook. Plugged with references to many other Wicca guidebooks, and perhaps more importantly a considerable list of magical item references for specific spells and rituals, I would gladly recommend this to any new practitioner of th...more
Sep 08, 2007 Sharon rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition Recommends it for: Wiccans/Pagans
Eileen Holland is the single most authoritative voice in Modern Wicca since Scott Cunningham. If you are starting on the Wiccan Path or just merely curious about who Wiccans are and what they believe, this book is an absolute necessity to gain a thorough and accurate understanding of REAL witches. No flying lawnmowers here... an excellent resource.