Digging up Roots in the Garden of Witchery

Digging up Roots in the Garden of Witchery August 25, 2016

Books on the Craft by early Priests and Priestesses:Cover of Rebirth of Witchcraft by Doreen Valient

  1. Witchcraft Today, The Meaning of Witchcraft, High Magic’s Aid, Gerald Gardner
  2. King of the Witches, by June Johns and The Alex Sanders Lectures edited by Alex Saunders
  3. Witchcraft for Tomorrow, Natural Magic, ABC’s of Witchcraft, The Charge of The Goddess, By Doreen Valiente
  4. The Robert Cochrane Letters: An Insight into Modern Traditional Witchcraft, By Robert Cochrane and Evan John Jones.
  5. Lid off the Cauldron By Patricia Crowther
  6. Dancing with Witches, by Lois Bourne
  7. Wicca: The Old Religion for the New Millennia by Vivianne Crowley

Coin for the FerrymanMemoirs, Biographies:

  1. The Rebirth of Witchcraft, Doreen Valiente
  2. FireChild: The Life and Magic of Maxine Sanders, Witch Queen, By Maxine Sanders
  3. The Roebuck in the Thicket: An Anthology of the Robert Cochrane Witchcraft Tradition by Evan John Jones and Michael Howard
  4. A Coin for the Ferryman, Alexander Sanders by Jamahl di Fiosa
  5. Witchfather: A Life of Gerald Gardner, Volume 1–Into the Witch Cult by Philip Hesselton
  6. Doreen Valiente: Witch by Philip Hesselton
  7. Witch Amongst Us: Autobiography of Lois Bourne
  8. High Priestess By Patricia Crowther
  9. Aleister Crowley: The Biography, Spiritual Revolutionary, Romantic Explorer, Occult Master – and Spy, by Tobias Churton

Scholarly Histories:

  1. The Triumph of the Moon: A history of Modern Pagan Witchcraft, by Ronald Hutton
  2. Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America, By Chas S. Clifton
  3. Wicca Magickal Beginnings, Sorita D’Este and David Rankine

Foundation texts:

Robert Cochrane Letters

  1. Aradia: Gospel of the Witches, Charles Godfrey Leland
  2. The Witchcult in Western Europe, and The God of the Witches, by Margaret Murray
  3. The White Goddess, Robert Graves
  4. The Golden Bough, James Frazier
  5. Magick in Theory and Practice, and Book of the Law by Aleister Crowley
  6. Sea Priestess and Moon Magic by Dion Fortune
  7. The Secret Teachings of All Ages by Manly P. Hall

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