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Many associate mysticism with eastern spiritual practices such as Zen Buddhism or yoga. But Christianity has its own mystical tradition with a long and rich history that reaches back to the New Testament-and remains surprisingly relevant today. The Big Book of Christian Mysticism explores this rich tradition and shows how it can be a powerful tool for transformation and the experience of the Divine.
This startling new book explores how the two paths of Pagan and Christian can converge.
With reviews of over 400 books, this will be an essential handbook for anyone interested in reading about the magical world of Witchcraft-- as well as related topics of interest to any Wiccan practitioner.
When Someone You Love Is Wiccan : A Guide to Witchcraft and Paganism for Concerned Friends, Nervous Parents, and Curious Co-workersby Carl Mccolman
Explains Pagan spirituality to non-Pagans in a balanced, accessible, way. It acknowledges the natural anxiety many non-Pagans may feel when confronted by a son, daughter, sibling, friend or coworker who suddenly proclaims, "I'm a Witch!" Wicca and Paganism are among the world's fastest growing religions. It's apparent that much of this growth is due to teenage and young adult involvement. While this may be a positive sign to veteran practitioners, it may be understandably worrisome, even frightening, to many of the parents, family members, friends, and associates of today's Witches. Aimed specifically at those who may have little interest in practicing Wicca themselves, When Someone You Love is Wiccan includes; a brief introduction to Wicca and Paganism, understanding the ethical and moral dimensions of Wicca, What not to do when interacting with Wiccans and Pagans, why, "the burning times," are essential to understanding Wicca, and advice for those who might want to explore Wicca themselves. Non-Pagans and Pagans will appreciate this fair and responsible overview of one of the mysterious-and most misunderstood-modern spiritual paths. Several pages of well described books and websites for further study for teenagers and adults and an index are included.
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