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By Prudence Jones

ISBN-10: 0415091365

ISBN-13: 9780415091367

ISBN-10: 1136141804

ISBN-13: 9781136141805

The 1st accomplished examine of its type, this totally illustrated booklet establishes Paganism as a power strength in eu heritage with a profound impact on sleek thinking.

From the serpent goddesses of historic Crete to trendy nature-worship and the recovery of the indigenous religions of japanese Europe, this wide-ranging e-book deals a worthwhile new standpoint of ecu history.

In this definitive research, Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick draw jointly the fragmented resources of Europe's local religions and determine the coherence and continuity of the Pagan international imaginative and prescient. Exploring Paganism because it built from the traditional global in the course of the Celtic and Germanic sessions, the authors ultimately appraise glossy Paganism and its obvious explanations in addition to addressing feminist spirituality, the history circulate, nature-worship and `deep' ecology

This leading edge and accomplished heritage of eu Paganism will offer a stimulating, trustworthy advisor to this renowned measurement of non secular tradition for the tutorial and the final reader alike.

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