Modern druidism: an introduction

"This introduction to modern Druidism provides a comprehensive overview of today's Pagan religion and philosophy. The author covers Druidism's mythology, history and important figures and its beliefs and moral system, and describes practices, rituals and ceremonies. A gazetteer of imp...

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Main Author: Byghan, Yowann
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Jefferson, North Carolina McFarland & Company, Inc. [2018]
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Neopaganism / Druid
Further subjects:B Neopaganism
B Druids and druidism
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Summary:"This introduction to modern Druidism provides a comprehensive overview of today's Pagan religion and philosophy. The author covers Druidism's mythology, history and important figures and its beliefs and moral system, and describes practices, rituals and ceremonies. A gazetteer of important sacred sites in Europe and America is included, along with information about modern Druid groups and organizations"--
Introduction to Druidic philosophy and religion -- The universe and the world -- Moral philosophy -- The history of Druidism -- Ancient Celtic Druidism -- Classical Druidic roles and responsibilities -- Some famous Druids in history and legend -- Modern Druidism -- The romantic revival -- Some modern groups and organizations -- Some modern Druids -- Lore and ritual -- Sacred sites -- The tree alphabet and calendar -- Modern rituals and liturgy -- Sample rites and texts
ISBN:1476673144