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Wicca for Couples: Making Magick Together

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Wicca need not be a solitary experience or a trivialized group ritual. A. J. Drew believes that couples can revitalize this ancient practice, elevating it above self-conscious public displays. Emphasizing experiential aspects of Wicca, he discusses how couples can bring the sanctity of this pre-Christian practice into their own lives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564146205
  • Publisher: Career Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2002
  • Pages: 1
  • Product dimensions: 5.28 (w) x 8.22 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 11
Introduction 15
Chapter 1 The Foundation of Our Fectility Religion: Love--It's Not Just a Good Idea, It's the Law! 25
Chapter 2 The Sterilization of Our Fertility Religion, and the Witch War of 1971 39
Chapter 3 Coven vs. Couple: Public and Semi-public Organizations 59
Chapter 4 Wiccan Leaders: Guru, Clergy, or Couple? 75
Chapter 5 How Much Is That Goddess in the Window: Archetype or Stereotype? 87
Chapter 6 The Magickal Child: Wiccan Rituals vs. Real Life 97
Chapter 7 Handfasting and the Couple's Book of Shadows 119
Chapter 8 Spellcraft and Rituals for Couples 133
Chapter 9 Our Children 151
Chapter 10 Handpartings: The Bonds That Break 165
Chapter 11 The Rest of the Family: Those Who Have Not Embraced Our Law 179
A Final Word 193
Appendix A The Origins of the Wiccan Rede and the Grandmother's Story 195
Appendix B The Witches Creed by Doreen Valiente 199
Appendix C Rede of the Wiccae 203
Appendix D The Wiccan Rede 205
Appendix E The Oath of Hippocrates 209
Chapter Notes 211
Bibliography 215
Index 217
About the Author 223
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2002

    I cried almost cover to cover - thank you Mr. Drew

    I recieved a review copy at my book store today. Summer is always slow, so I spent the day reading Drew's latest book. Reading and crying that is. The dedication to Tempest Smith stopped my heart mid beat. I could imagine what it feels like to blame yourself for the death of someone so young and bright, as the author does. At the end, I thought I had finished crying. Then I came to his final words, where he admits the pain of being without a partner and casts his hopes to the universe hoping for return. I felt like I had been swept off my feet with a sincerity that I have never felt before. The tears started again. Speaking as the owner of a small Wiccan book store, I think this book will change not only the face but the soul of Wicca forever!

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