Search - List of Books by Doreen Valiente

Doreen Edith Dominy Valiente (4 January 1922 — 1 September 1999), who also went under the craft name Ameth, was an influential English Wiccan who was involved in a number of different early traditions, including Gardnerianism, Cochrane's Craft and the Coven of Atho. Responsible for writing much of the early Gardnerian religious liturgy, in later years she also helped to play a big part in bringing the Neopagan religion of Wicca to wider public attention through the publication of a string of books on the subject.

Having been born in south London, she first became involved in the Craft after being initiated into the Gardnerian tradition in 1953 in a ceremony performed by Gerald Gardner, in which Edith Woodford-Grimes was also present. Subsequently becoming the High Priestess of his Bricket Wood coven, she helped him to produce many important scriptural texts for Wicca, such as The Witches Rune and the Charge of the Goddess, which were incorporated into the early Gardnerian Book of Shadows. Splitting off to form her own coven in 1957, she went on to work with Robert Cochrane in his coven, the Clan of Tubal Cain, till the mid 1960s when she began working as a solitary practitioner. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s she penned a number of books on the subject of Wicca - which she always called "witchcraft" - including An ABC of Witchcraft (1973) and Witchcraft for Tomorrow (1978), as well as being an early proponent of self-initiation into the Craft.

Having had a significant influence in the history of Wicca, she has been referred to as "the mother of modern Witchcraft" and is today is widely revered in the Wiccan and wider Neopagan community.

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Total Books: 27
Where Witchcraft Lives
2014 - Where Witchcraft Lives (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780992843014
ISBN-10: 0992843014
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Politics & Social Sciences
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The Charge of the Goddess - The Poetry of Doreen Valiente
Donde reside la Brujera
2012 - Donde Reside La Brujera [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788792632319
ISBN-10: 8792632319
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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The Rebirth of Witchcraft
2008 - The Rebirth of Witchcraft (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780709083696
ISBN-10: 0709083696
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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La brujera del futuro
2005 - La Brujera Del Futuro (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788495593153
ISBN-10: 8495593157
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Charge of the Goddess
2000 - Charge of the Goddess (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780953920402
ISBN-10: 0953920402
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Natural Magic
1999 - Natural Magic (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780709064503
ISBN-10: 0709064500
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Abc of Witchcraft
1994 - Abc of Witchcraft (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780709053507
ISBN-10: 0709053509
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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Witchcraft for Tomorrow
1993 - Witchcraft for Tomorrow (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780709052449
ISBN-10: 0709052448
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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Rebirth of Witchcraft
1989 - Rebirth of Witchcraft (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780919345393
ISBN-10: 0919345395
Genres: Reference, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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An ABC of Witchcraft Past and Present
1988 - An Abc of Witchcraft Past and Present (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780919345775
ISBN-10: 0919345778
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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An ABC of witchcraft past  present
1973 - An Abc of Witchcraft Past Present (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780709131649
ISBN-10: 070913164X
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