Clifton, Chas S. Her Hidden Children The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America. Lanham: AltaMira Press, 2006. Many of us come to Paganism with an interest in ancient history. We wonder who and how our ancestors worshiped and we attempt to follow in their footsteps. I can speak for myself when I say that when I began studyingContinue reading “Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America”
Ellis, Peter Berresford. A Brief History of the Druids. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003. Each Summer Solstice the news media releases a handful of articles on a modern group of Druids worshipping near Stonehenge. The photos are of regular looking people wearing long white robes and sometimes white head coverings that look more akin toContinue reading “A Brief History of the Druids”
Jones, Prudence, and Nigel Pennick. A History of Pagan Europe. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1995. A side of history that has remained silent for many years is finally revealed in Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick’s work A History of Pagan Europe. Through exploring the tomes of history, lore, and archaeology, the authors have put together an impeccableContinue reading “A History of Pagan Europe”
“Pagan” and “environmentalist” don’t always go hand in hand, but I believe that a majority of Pagans at least claim to care about the environment. I am no exception as you should know by now. I do my best to keep abreast of the latest environmental issues. As you can imagine, this can become depressing.Continue reading “Reconstructionist Ideas and Environmentalism”
Did you ever wonder about what the ancient Romans wore for underwear? If so, you’re in luck! Author and blogger Chas Clifton just posted a link to a strange and yet interesting article about the most recent research into the topic! I see London! I see France! I see Caesar’s underpants!