Wicca: The Complete Craft [NOOK Book]

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This is the ultimate guide to the ancient religion of Wicca by best-selling Pagan author, D. J. Conway. WICCA: THE COMPLETE CRAFT offers a comprehensive overview of Wiccan philosophy, dispels the common misconceptions, and is a useful primer for practicing Wicca as a spiritual lifestyle. Included are chapters on sacred space, ritual tools, holy days, meditations and visualizations, spells and the art of spell casting, as well as terminology.

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Overview

This is the ultimate guide to the ancient religion of Wicca by best-selling Pagan author, D. J. Conway. WICCA: THE COMPLETE CRAFT offers a comprehensive overview of Wiccan philosophy, dispels the common misconceptions, and is a useful primer for practicing Wicca as a spiritual lifestyle. Included are chapters on sacred space, ritual tools, holy days, meditations and visualizations, spells and the art of spell casting, as well as terminology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307785893
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Publication date: 4/6/2011
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 235,814
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

D. J. CONWAY is the best-selling author of more than 20 nonfiction books and three fantasy novels. Her books have been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Czechoslovakian, Hungarian, and several other languages. An honorary member of the Council of Elders of the Society of Celtic Shamans, she has studied many spiritual paths, including New Age religions, Eastern philosophy, and Wicca, for more than 40 years. She lives in the Pacific Northwest.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2009

    The greatest beginners book/ introduction to Wicca!

    I really enjoyed this book. It provides a solid beginning foundation for those interested in the Wiccan way! It is well written and organized. I will be looking for more books by this author!

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 9, 2010

    Must have for beginner of wicca

    I'm new to the path of wicca but I'm studying and reading daily, constantly learning. of the books I've read thus far this is probably my #2. Conway is great at helping to kick start your journey with easy to understand topics that cover all parts of wicca. She also has Study work you can do to better understand yourself and your path. Yes, it's like homework, but it's fun! A must have for any beginner wiccan.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2005

    Super Starter Book

    Excellent book for beginners!!! The author does their job with incredible finesse and talent! HIGHLY recommended to all students of Wicca - especially beginners.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 6, 2010

    I like it

    I bought this to complement my rather cunninghamheavy beginners Library and I have read maybe a fifth by now.

    It is very well written and I like that the writer is not JUST a *whatever you like* person even though she stresses just like any otehr witch the importance of personal prefereences and going with them. Her tone is somewhat hostile when she discribes her attitude towards christianity and defends her rather godess focuss approach, but that makes it easier to 'read' her as she discloses 'where she stands. I find the book overall well structured and with very good starting points to being a solo practistioner (at least I hope so) I think her the perfect balance to my 70's Cunningham, which I really like too.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2005

    The Best Beginners Book

    This book is wonderful! I have about nine or more books about wicca and this one is my favorite. It is easy to understand and the rituals are beautiful. This book covers about everything. A must have!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2003

    This book is my beginning.

    I find it very informative and well written easy to understand..

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2003

    A book all seeking this path should own.

    I have been studing Wicca for a couple of years now and I have found this book to be one of the most informative and comprehensive books I have read yet. I highly recommend this book to anyone seeking information on Wicca.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2003

    Informative for the Beginner.

    I am still reading this book as it is my first book towards my journey into WICCA. I find it very informative and well written for the beginning to understand. A must have for the beginner.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 21, 2002

    Absolutly Great

    This book was a very good one for beginners. I rate it very high as it has many aspects and has so much information

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2001

    One of the best books on Wicca I have read!

    This book is a must for the Wiccan's library! The information is both comprehensive and understandable. If you are in need of a book that contains rituals both accurate and beautiful then this is a definite buy for you. I have read many books containing ritual formulas and never have I come across one with rituals so poetic, dramatic, and beautifully written. The rituals contained are fluid...poetry in motion. The ritual of self initiation is the primary example of this books profound love and reverence for the Goddess and the witch practicing. I cannot say enough good things about this work.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2013

    Abby

    Here

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  • Posted May 30, 2013

    This is another of my favorite, must-have books. Even though I'v

    This is another of my favorite, must-have books. Even though I've been on this metaphysical journey for awhile, I find inspiration and information in this well-written and organized book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2012

    Idk

    Been a wiccan, got hurt, not a wiccan. Its not porposly worshipin satan but the devil tricks u like that. Believe ne er not, i got hurt and u dont want to...

    0 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2012

    Get a llife

    Dont u have anything better to do

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2012

    Read this statement

    Does any one hwave a good hawt spell to try ???

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 4, 2012

    A good starting point ...

    Wicca: the Complete Craft by D.J. Conway. This book covers the basics of Wicca for beginners. Like Ellen Dugan's books, it's written in a friendly tone. The material is helpful, but I didn't like think the order it was presented in was the most logical. I also thought some of the material needed to be discussed a little more in depth, though for beginners or for research material, this book is a good starting point.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2012

    Read sample not buying

    I did like the sample. The author seemed to slander christianity although i am not a christian) to much and it felt like she poped in her personal opinion often felt to negative for my liking. Wicca is fun but requires work like any thing if something it torcher then its not the right path. I agree with what others say that didnt give thw book many stars. Read the spiral dance by starhawk many good pagan sites rate it well.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2012

    Still waiting for my book

    Still waiting it states the order was shipped feb second and i havent gotten a reply or my book. I do not reccomend ordering from this place!!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 1, 2011

    What?

    Since when was wicca an "ancient" religion? It was creates in the 1950s.

    0 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 6, 2010

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    too much christian bashing

    i found it hard to get through this book. theres a lot of christian bashing and inaccurate information i dont recommend this to people just starting out.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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