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Frank Stewart Farrar (28 June 1916 – 7 February 2000), who always went by the name of Stewart Farrar, was an English screenwriter, novelist and prominent figure in the Neopagan religion of Wicca, which he devoted much of his later life to propagating with the aid of his seventh wife, Janet Farrar, and then his friend Gavin Bone as well. A devout communist in early life, he worked as a reporter for such newspapers as the Soviet Weekly and the Daily Worker, and also served in the British army during the Second World War. He was responsible for writing episodes for such television series as Dr. Finlay's Casebook, Armchair Theatre and Crossroads, and for his work in writing radio scripts won a Writer's Guild Award. He also published a string of novels, written in such disparate genres as crime, romance and fantasy.

After being initiated into Alexandrian Wicca by Maxine Sanders in 1970, he subsequently published one of the earliest books to describe this newly burgeoning religion, What Witches Do (1971). Within only a few months of being initiated, he had risen to the position of High Priest and founded his own coven in south London, with Janet Farrar, whom he would later handfast and then legally marry, as his High Priestess. In 1976 the couple moved to Ireland, where they went about founding new covens and initiating new people into Wicca - according to George Knowles, "some seventy five percent of Wiccans both in the Republic and North of Ireland can trace their roots back to the Farrar's [sic]". With Janet, he also set about writing books about the subject, most notably Eight Sabbats for Witches (1981) and The Witches' Way (1984).

Because of his work in propagating the Craft, the historian Ronald Hutton compared him to Gerald Gardner and Alex Sanders as "the third and last of the great male figures who have formed Wicca".

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Total Books: 40
What Witches Do
2010 - What Witches Do (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780709090144
ISBN-10: 0709090145
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Omega A Novel of Eco-magick
2007 - Omega a Novel of Eco-magick (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781578633890
ISBN-10: 1578633893
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality

Twelve Maidens A Novel of Witchcraft
2007 - Twelve Maidens a Novel of Witchcraft (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781578633906
ISBN-10: 1578633907
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality

The Complete Dictionary of European Gods and Goddesses
2001 - The Complete Dictionary of European Gods and Goddesses (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781861631220
ISBN-10: 1861631227
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

The Healing Craft
2001 - The Healing Craft (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780709065630
ISBN-10: 0709065639
Genre: Religion & Spirituality

Spells and How They Work
2001 - Spells and How They Work (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780709069133
ISBN-10: 0709069138
Genre: Religion & Spirituality

The Healing Craft  Healing Practices for Witches and Pagans
1999 - The Healing Craft Healing Practices for Witches and Pagans (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780919345188
ISBN-10: 0919345182
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Medicine
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

The Witches' Goddess The Feminine Principle of Divinity
1999 - The Witches' Goddess the Feminine Principle of Divinity (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780709058441
ISBN-10: 0709058446
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

A Witches' Bible The Complete Witches Handbook
1996 - A Witches' Bible the Complete Witches Handbook (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780919345928
ISBN-10: 0919345921
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

What Witches Do A Modern Coven Revealed
1996 - What Witches Do a Modern Coven Revealed (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780709058878
ISBN-10: 070905887X
Genre: Religion & Spirituality

The Pagan Path The Wiccan Way of Life
1995 - The Pagan Path the Wiccan Way of Life (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780709057864
ISBN-10: 0709057865
Genre: Religion & Spirituality

The Witches' God Lord of the Dance
1995 - The Witches' God Lord of the Dance (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780709056508
ISBN-10: 0709056508
Genre: Religion & Spirituality

Eight Sabbats for Witches
1992 - Eight Sabbats for Witches (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780709047780
ISBN-10: 0709047789
Genre: Religion & Spirituality

Life and Times of a Modern Witch
1988 - Life and Times of a Modern Witch (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780919345690
ISBN-10: 0919345697

Rituals Witches Bible
1987 - Rituals Witches Bible (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780939708079
ISBN-10: 0939708078
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

The Witches' Way Principles Rituals and Beliefs of Modern Witchcraft
1984 - The Witches' Way Principles Rituals and Beliefs of Modern Witchcraft (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780919345713
ISBN-10: 0919345719
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Omega A novel
1980 - Omega a Novel (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780812908619
ISBN-10: 0812908619
  • Currently 1/5 Stars.

Dance of Blood
1978 - Dance of Blood (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780727803795
ISBN-10: 0727803794

The Sword of Orley
1977 - The Sword of Orley (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780718115876
ISBN-10: 0718115872
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The serpent of Lilith
The Serpent of Lilith (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780099135104
ISBN-10: 0099135108

Omega (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780099207009
ISBN-10: 0099207001