Modern Wicca: A History from Gerald Gardner to the Present
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Modern Wicca: A History from Gerald Gardner to the Present

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An insider's look at the history of Witchcraft. The evolution of Wicca is as dynamic and colorful as the Witches who helped shape it. One of the most enigmatic and progressive practitioners of his time, Gerald Gardner was arguably the most instrumental Witch in spreading the Craft around the world.

Drawing on his decades of personal involvement with Wicca, Michael Howard of...more
Paperback, 338 pages
Published January 8th 2010 by Llewellyn Publications (first published December 15th 2009)
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Dec 19, 2012 Mark rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I had just finished Philip Heseleton's exhaustive two-volume biography, "Witchfather - a Life of Gerald Gardner," and I was looking for a book in the same vein, that would fill in the rest of the story from Gardner's death to the present. I found such a book here. Howard, a long-time occultist and editor of "The Cauldron," an influential magickal periodical, has met and known many of the principles in Wicca's rapid spread around the globe over the last five decades, and tells the tale in this we...more
I found this book very informative and useful when I read it several years ago. I was pleased with the author's presentation of the subject, especially the way he covered multiple facets of the topic. I learned a great deal that I had not known previously. I would recommend this book.
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