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People of the Earth: The New Pagans Speak Out
People of the Earth The New Pagans Speak Out Author:Ellen Evert Hopman Who are the new Pagans, and what do they stand for? From Margot Adler, an NPR reporter and author of Drawing Down the Moon, to Oberon Zell, founder of the Church of All Worlds, the people interviewed in this book express the rich diversity of modern Paganism. Ellen Evert Hopman draws on her own experience as a Pagan and Druid and on exten... more »sive research to describe the origins and activities of modern Paganism. The authors examine the influence of Paganism on society-and society's influence on Paganism-with particular attention to how Pagans address such issues as childrearing, organized religion, and politics. People of the Earth unites many Pagan voices in a panoramic view of one of today's most dynamic spiritual movements.
People of the Earth is the first book to provide a forum in which a variety of Pagan leaders and teachers describe in their own words their beliefs and practices.
After centuries of suppression, Pagan traditions are re-entering the mainstream, as many people rediscover ancient philosophies that honor the environment and the spiritual power of each individual.« less
People of the Earth is the first book to allow a variety of Pagan leaders and teachers to describe in their own words what they believe and what they practice. From Solfinna, and authority on Norse runes to Oberon G'Zell, founder of the Church of All Worlds and publisher of the magazine Green Eggs: from Lord Theodore Mills, a priest of Isis, to Margot Adler, and NPR reporter and author of Drawing Down the Moon, those interviewed in this book express the rich diversity of modern Paganism..(from back cover)