The Path of Paganism: An Experience-Based Guide to Modern Pagan Practice

The Path of Paganism: An Experience-Based Guide to Modern Pagan Practice

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Paganism is a way of seeing the world and your place in it. It means challenging the assumptions of mainstream society and strengthening your relationships with the gods, the universe, your community, and your self. The Path of Paganism provides practical advice and support for honoring your values and living an authentic Pagan life in mainstream Western culture.

Discover tips for establishing or deepening a regular practice. Explore how your spirituality can help you deal with life's inevitable hardships. Learn the basics of leadership roles and other steps to take as you gain experience and move into more advanced practices. With questions for contemplation as well as rituals to help you integrate new concepts, this book guides you through a profoundly meaningful way of life.

Praise:

"This is an absolute gem of a book! John's love of his Pagan path fills this book with incredible enthusiasm and confidence . . . I would recommend this book to beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Both will find many pearls of wisdom within these pages. Highly recommended."--Damh the Bard

Title:The Path of Paganism: An Experience-Based Guide to Modern Pagan Practice
ISBN:9780738752051
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    The Path of Paganism: An Experience-Based Guide to Modern Pagan Practice Reviews

  • Liz

    If you’re at all interested in reading about all sorts of religions and beliefs then Path of Paganism is one of those books that you can easily take quite a lot away from. Reading it doesn’t mean ...

  • Síochánta

    John Beckett has written a down-to-earth, thorough, thoughtful, wise book about paganism, covering many topics that come with it, like working with ancestors, deities, ritual, magic...He refers to the...

  • Daniela

    This is pretty good book, the language used makes it approachable, it doesn't feel preachy. The approach is pretty good too, I like an author who embraces the idea that not everyone is going to agree ...

  • Reverie Reads

    This book did have some good information. However, I only gave it two stars for several reasons. Firstly, Beckett presented his beliefs and his ways of doing things as the correct way rather than just...

  • Samantha Strong

    I wish I had happened across this book when I started my spiritual journey a handful of years ago. Many of my hard-won answers are neatly answered here, including a question I still wasn't sure about ...

  • Alexia

    I always loved John Beckett's work and follow it closely on his Patheos page so I knew what I was coming into. This book is fantastic and I'm going to highly recommend it to Pagans in general. Each ch...

  • KA

    This was a good primer for someone who wants a broad overview of contemporary paganism. The writing is easy to follow, and I found many of the early chapters to be especially helpful. However, by the ...

  • Carolyn

    This is a fabulous book if you’re interested in learning about paganism by someone who has been practicing for a long time. You get some ritual advice, and a good basis to branch off into additional...

  • Rachael

    The best introduction to big-tent Paganism that I’ve ever read. I wish it had been around when I was a teenager. ...

  • Cole

    A left wing polemic, complete with intersectionality and critical theory.Even has vague anarchist calls that worshipping your ancestors means 'dismantling evil societal structures'. Absolute trash dis...