Traditional Wicca: A Seeker's Guide
A Down-to-Earth Guide to Traditional Wicca
While there are many powerful variations of contemporary Witchcraft, traditional Wicca offers unique experiences for those who seek it out. This book explores structured, coven-based styles of Wicca, in which the practitioners typically trace initiatory lineages back to Wicca's early founders. Discussing covens, initiations, l...more
Review by Dawn Thomas
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
Publication Date: July 8, 2018
Nonfiction (Adult), Religion, Spirituality
Thorn Mooney wrote her first book on witchcraft when she was a teenager before heading off to college. Later she realized she did not know everything she thought she did on the subject and began searching. As a Dianic, I am always interested in learning about other traditions. Thorn is a Gardnerian and practices traditional Wic ...more
If your coven is open to seekers, this book should go straight to the top of your recommended reading list, for seekers, new initiates, and even old hands. It's clearly written, engag ...more
Most books to be found on Wicca tend to focus on the solitary practice of it (that is not a judgement statement) and less can be found on what a coven practice looks like. Most of today’s content around Wicca also seems to be regurgitated Scott-Cunningham-esque information, making it look like Wicca hasn’t changed much since Cunningham came on the scene. This means that most of what you can find on most ...more
This book is definitely a good read for anyone on any path of witchcraft. It is not heavy handed or fluffy, it’s direct and honest. Mooney’s writing i ...more
If you are interested in Wicca, and if you are interested in joining a coven, this book may be of use to you. It does let you know what being in a coven is like. I am not Wiccan, and I don’t want to join a coven. For me, this book is like 2 stars. If you are just starti ...more
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This is a terrific book for anyone interested in learning more on wicca and is perfect for complete novices who are only beginning their journey.
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I think it is ideal for the solo practitioner ready to take their practice into a group setting. This is the first time I've read something from this perspective. I found it very refreshing. I've been consuming many books on the topic because I am not sure where I stand. This book has made me realize that I have a long way to go, and that's ok.
I would have rated it 5/5 but I listen ...more
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