The Art of Wild Wisdom

The Art of Wild Wisdom 11.17.13 01

The Art of Wild Wisdom by John Beckett Pathways UU Church November 17, 2013 The Ancient Druids“The Druids may well have been the most prominent magico-religious specialists of some of the peoples of north-western Europe just over a couple of thousand years ago; and that is all we can say of them with reasonable certainty.”This is the opening line of Blood and Mistletoe: the History of the Druids in Britain by Ronald Hutton, Professor of History at the University of Bristol in E … [Read more...]

The Druid Revival Reader

Druid Revival Reader

The Druid Revival Reader edited by John Michael Greer 240 pages available from the Ancient Order of Druids in America or from Amazon.comModern Druidry traces its lineage back to 1717 when the Ancient Druid Order was founded in a pub in London.  Historian Ronald Hutton thinks that meeting may be more apocryphal than historical (see Blood and Mistletoe, page 127), but there is no doubt there were people calling themselves Druids in the 18th century and at least one Druid order by … [Read more...]