Encyclopedia of Witches, Witchcraft, and Wicca

Encyclopedia of Witches, Witchcraft, and Wicca

by Rosemary Ellen Guiley
     
 

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Guiley (The Encyclopedia of Saints) has revised this essential lexicon in response to Wicca's rise in popularity and recent acceptance as an organized religion. Spanning centuries and continents, the book defines 480 of witchcraft's and wizardry's major historical events, figures, tools, sites, symbols, and abstract terms. The highly engaging, alphabetically organized entries run several paragraphs in length and deftly clarify a term's etymology as well as its spiritual, historical, or spell-making significance. A nice complement to Lexa Rosean's The Encyclopedia of Magickal Ingredients(2005); recommended for Wiccan, religious studies, and occult collections.


—Savannah Schroll Guz

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816071043
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
458,715
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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