Posts Tagged ‘ pagan ’

Ancient Pantheons for Modern Pagans

Jun 19th, 2017 | By

Here’s a selection of books written about ancient Pagan religions specifically for the modern Pagan practitioner. Rather than being straight history books, they give insights into how we, as modern pagans can take inspiration from the past and have it make sense in our lives. Ariadne’s Thread provides a window into the spirituality, culture and daily

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Featured author – Siusaidh Ceanadach

Jun 11th, 2017 | By

Siusaidh Ceanadach has been Pagan for over twenty-five years. She trained as an Astrologer in London and became a Wiccan, training in an Alexandrian Coven. Since then she has studied Druidry with The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids and with The Druid Network. She has four titles at Moon Books, and a Youtube Channel A

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Cheese rolling for Pagans

Jun 7th, 2017 | By

Cheese rolling is one of the longstanding folk traditions of Gloucestershire, UK. Here’s a description of the event taken from Kevan Manwaring’s Turning The Wheel: “Every year in late May a group of (mostly) strangers throw themselves down a steep hill in pursuit of a round of cheese. The now famous cheese rolling that takes

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Pagan poetry from Mabh Savage

Jun 5th, 2017 | By

Tuatha Dé Danann There’s a black feather floating on the wind Gasp it in, sigh it out Breath of blood, hot iron in my nostrils Suck it in, steam it out Long red hair that catches on the fence post Tie it back, pull it out Great club beating on the fractured bed rock Call

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Book trailers for discerning Pagans

May 29th, 2017 | By

Not only are the Moon Books authors excellent writers, but many have other talents to deploy as well. Yes, these are videos promoting books, but they are well worth watching in their own right… Here’s Rachel Patterson on The Art of Ritual. You can find a wealth of other short films, including excerpts on Rachel’s

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Out and about with Cat Treadwell

May 27th, 2017 | By
druids tale

Cat Treadwell is the author of two Moon Books titles – A Druid’s Tale and Facing the Darkness. She’s a teacher and celebrant, and also an experienced speaker. You can find her out and about in the UK this summer… – 27th May – ‘Practical Magic & Real-World Ritual’ – Staffordshire Pagan Conference, Rugeley – 2nd June

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Cover reveals and new books

May 25th, 2017 | By
way of the lover

We’ve got some fantastic new titles in the pipeline for later in the year. Ross Heaven’s The Way of the Lover will be joining our Moon Books Classics series.               Pagan Portals Australian Druidry from new author Julie Brett is an exciting exploration of Paganism connecting with the scared

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Political Pagans

May 23rd, 2017 | By

By Nimue Brown For many, religion and politics are things that should be kept separate. Using politics to make people follow the rules of your religion is vile, and we’ve seen what that does when toxic, right wing faux-Christianity is at the helm. But, with climate change denying, planet trashing, profit first people getting ever

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Moon Books celebrants

May 15th, 2017 | By
Jhenah Telyndru

Some of our Moon Books authors also work as celebrants… As ordained clergy, Jhenah Telyndru has been facilitating legal marriages and other rites of passage for more than 20 years; she is, and always has been, a proud supporter of marriage equality. If you live in and around the Central New York or New York

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Nimue Brown: Finding My Path

May 5th, 2017 | By

I made a video a bit back offering a slightly silly and abridged version of my route into Paganism and Druidry, it does however cover all the key points as a childhood interest in folklore, mythology and nature developed into a teenage interest in magic, finding the Pagan Federation, then OBOD. I’m not sure how

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