Books for Druids

Books of Ancestry

Mar 27th, 2017 | By

The ancestors – however we are moved to envisage them – are an important part of the spiritual world of many Pagans. Ancestors are also a complicated, challenging lot! Most modern Pagans have generations of Christian ancestors behind them. Not all of us feel a connection with our immediate blood ancestry, some of us are

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Old Gods New Druids

Feb 17th, 2017 | By

An excerpt from Robin Herne’s excellent book, Old Gods New Druids. We cannot discuss the Druids without also exploring the Celts themselves. Who were these tribal peoples who have captured the imaginations of so many people today? A widely held theory, favoured by historians like Dr Anne Ross, holds that, at some point in the

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New for November – The Urban Ovate

Nov 7th, 2016 | By

Pagan Portals – The Urban Ovate, continues the process started by Brendan Howlin in The Handbook of Urban Druidy by moving deeper into the life of an urban ovate. This is a handbook of psychological Druidry, and an ideal text for anyone studying on the OBOD course. Author Brendan Howlin is a mentor for The

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Inside A Legacy of Druids

Oct 27th, 2016 | By

  A Legacy of Druids is a book of historical conversations with Druid leaders of Britain, the USA and Canada, past and present. The book is ordered into sections based on the kind of Druidry the interviewees were discussing. It’s an impressive list of contributors, to say the least. Druidry of the Spirit offers insights

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New for October – Zen for Druids

Oct 7th, 2016 | By
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Zen for Druids by Joanna Van Der Hoeven A Further Guide to Integration, Compassion and Harmony with Nature Where Zen Buddhism and Druidry meet, to create a holistic way of life. The teachings of Zen Buddhism combined with the earth-based tradition of Druidry can create a holistic way of life that is deeply integrated with

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The Druid Shaman

Sep 29th, 2016 | By

This review was originally posted on Philip Shallcrass’s blog as part of a much longer piece. It’s re-posted here with his kind permission. You can read the entire article here. Philip is a contributor to the anthology This Ancient Heart. Books offering sound, practical introductions to native British traditions have been available since the early

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The Urban Ovate, reviewed

Sep 19th, 2016 | By

A review from Dr Frank Malone…  Druid Mirth Over the last couple of years I have much enjoyed the Pagan Portals series from Moon Books. They are very brief introductions to a wide range of topics. Usually around eighty pages, they can theoretically be read in one sitting. I would not recommend that though. The

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The many flavours of Druidry

Sep 11th, 2016 | By

We have a great many Druid titles at Moon Books reflecting something of the breadth and diversity of modern Druidry. Here’s a selection to give you a flavour. For beginners, we recommend Robin Herne’s Old Gods New Druids and Graeme Talboys The Druid Way Made Easy. For the Urban Druid, there’s Brendan Howlin’s Handbook of

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Awen Alone

Jul 11th, 2016 | By

5.0 out of 5 stars Joanna has already written two wonderful books in the Pagan Portals series published by Moon Books… By Maria Ede-Weaving on 3 Dec. 2014 Druidry is a fast growing tradition and whether by necessity or choice, many of its practitioners walk the path alone. Sharing a tradition and its spiritual practices

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New for April – A Legacy of Druids

Apr 5th, 2016 | By

A book of conversations with prominent Druids from across Britain, the USA and other countries whose voices describe the basic beliefs, practices and struggles of the emerging Druid faith. Conducted in person and online in the late 20th century, these collected conversations provide a historic window into the movers and shakers of the modern Druid

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