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Modern Paganism in World Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Michael Strmiska
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

The most comprehensive study available of neo-pagan religious movements in North America and Europe. * Photographs of neo-pagan leaders, practitioners, and rituals, along with maps of areas where various religions are practiced * Contributions from an international team of scholars provides insight into belief systems and cultural influences
Crafting Contemporary Pagan Identities in a Catholic Society
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Kathryn Rountree
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Contemporary western Paganism is now a global religious phenomenon with Pagans in many parts of the world sharing much in common - from a nature-revering worldview and lifestyle to a host of chants, invocations, ritual tools and magical practices. But there are also locally-specific differences. Local religious contexts, landscapes, histories,
New Religions: Emerging Faiths and Religious Cultures in the Modern World [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 718
Authors: Eugene V. Gallagher, Lydia Willsky-Ciollo
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-28 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A valuable resource for students and general audiences, this book provides a unique global perspective on the history, beliefs, and practices of emergent faith communities, new religious traditions and movements worldwide, from the 19th century to the present. New Religions: Emerging Faiths and Religious Cultures in the Modern World provides
Handbook of Contemporary Paganism
Language: en
Pages: 659
Authors: Murphy Pizza, James Lewis
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-26 - Publisher: BRILL

As Contemporary Paganism continues to grow and establish its identity and place on the global religious landscape, new angles of inquiry about it have emerged and are discussed by Pagan Studies scholars of varying disciplines in this collection.
Contemporary Pagan and Native Faith Movements in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Kathryn Rountree
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-01 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Pagan and Native Faith movements have sprung up across Europe in recent decades, yet little has been published about them compared with their British and American counterparts. Though all such movements valorize human relationships with nature and embrace polytheistic cosmologies, practitioners’ beliefs, practices, goals, and agendas are diverse. Often side