Archive for July 2017

Brendan Myers videos

Jul 31st, 2017 | By

Brendan Myers writes about philosophy, environmental ethics, history of ideas, spirituality, urban fantasy fiction, and game design. After earning his Ph.D in philosophy from the National University of Ireland, Galway, Myers’ ideas have been featured by the Pacific Business and Law Institute, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, the BC Civil Liberties Association, and the Order of

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A taboo subject in spirituality

Jul 29th, 2017 | By

By Jez Hughes One of the taboo subjects in spirituality is its sometimes potential to cause or exacerbate psychotic experiences or other mental illnesses. When I was in my twenties I did a Vipasana meditation retreat that literally sent me mad. It took at least three years to come back from, and quite honestly, I

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Pagans Reclaiming Civilization

Jul 27th, 2017 | By

What is civilization, and is it a good thing? Author Brendan Myers is a Pagan and philosopher. Reclaiming Civilization is his sixth title at Moon Books, and it officially releases at the end of August. At first glance, this might not seem like an overtly Pagan title – from the city on the cover it

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Online Festivals

Jul 25th, 2017 | By

By Nimue Brown At Beltain in 2016, the Pagan Federation ran its first online disabilities event. The first one lasted a week, but following ones have been a day online, with speakers, music and chat. Moon Books authors have supported these events and continue to do so. We have a number of authors who are

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New faerie books

Jul 23rd, 2017 | By

We’re looking forward to publishing two new faerie related titles at Moon Books. Fairies is the latest book in Morgan Daimler’s series – previous installments being the Pagan Portals introduction Fairy Witchcraft and the more detailed treatment Fairycraft. Third in the series, Fairies is a modern guide to the Celtic Otherworld and its inhabitants. watch out

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Reviews for Ariadne’s Thread

Jul 21st, 2017 | By

Ariadne’s Thread by Laura Perry explores Minoan Paganism and how it can be drawn on for modern Pagan practice. Queen’s Sword recently reviewed Ariadne’s thread alongside the Minoan Tarot set that Laura created. They said: “he book is a combination of a cultural reference book and one ritual-script for Pagans. If you’re a Pagan, a

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The Shaken Path

Jul 19th, 2017 | By

The Shaken Path isn’t a Moon Books title, but comes from another JHP imprint – Christian Alternative. However, you’ll find a fair few familiar names in the mix, as a number of Moon Books authors talked to Paul Cudby as he did the research for this fascinating book. The Shaken Path is a Christian Priest’s

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The Woven Word – voice and magic

Jul 17th, 2017 | By

An excerpt from Romany Rivers’ The Woven word: In one of the major creation myths of Ancient Egypt the God Ptah thought the world in his mind and then created it by speaking magickal words or hekau. The power he used was called heka, which represents as well as the God of that name, the

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Moon Books at Witchfest

Jul 15th, 2017 | By

This October, a whole host of Moon Books authors will be contributing to Witchfest in Brighton. Witchfest is the largest Witchcraft festival in the world and will be held in Brighton Centre, Brighton on the Saturday October 7th 2017 with a pre-event gig on Friday the 6th in the same venue.          

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Natural Magic

Jul 13th, 2017 | By

                  Like grasses in a zephyr Like birches in a breeze Like oaks in a hurricane We bend where we need to Moving with the world Changing with the season Ebbing with the tide. Like spider silk in summer Drifting on a thermal Rising to the eagles

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