Earthly Bodies Magical Selves

This book incorporates the author's personal experience and scholarly work concerning ritual, sacred space, self-identity, and narrative.

Earthly Bodies  Magical Selves

Earthly Bodies Magical Selves

"Earthly Bodies is a thoroughly and ceaselessly informative exposé. This is an original, important, no-punches-held, illucidating, approachable and entertaining work for both the specialist and general public alike. The venue of summer camp gatherings has become an important expression of contemporary western paganism. The author gives us an inside view of the thrills, difficulties and conflicting nuances of these ad hoc communities and their significance toward the possible establishment of more permanent institutions."—Michael York, author of The Emerging Network: A Sociology of the New Age and Neo-Pagan Movements

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Earthly Bodies, Magical Selves
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Sarah M. Pike
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-24 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"Earthly Bodies is a thoroughly and ceaselessly informative exposé. This is an original, important, no-punches-held, illucidating, approachable and entertaining work for both the specialist and general public alike. The venue of summer camp gatherings has become an important expression of contemporary western paganism. The author gives us an inside view
Magical Selves, Earthly Bodies
Language: en
Pages: 572
Authors: Sarah Pike
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

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Introduction to Pagan Studies
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Barbara Jane Davy
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Rowman Altamira

A text on the academic study of contemporary wicca and paganism throughout the world.
New Age and Neopagan Religions in America
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Sarah M. Pike
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Sarah Pike traces the history of New Age and Neopagan religions in the United States from their origins in the nineteenth century to their reemergence in the 1960s counterculture. She also considers the differences and similarities between the New Age and Neopagan movements as well as the antagonistic relationship between
For the Wild
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Sarah M. Pike
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-03 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

For the Wild explores the ways in which the commitments of radical environmental and animal-rights activists develop through powerful experiences with the more-than-human world during childhood and young adulthood. The book addresses the question of how and why activists come to value nonhuman animals and the natural world as worthy

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