This collection of provocative essays on spiritual activism by Starhawk, Ly de Angeles, Emma Restall Orr, and other Pagan writers and scholars explores such diverse topics as magickal ecology, feminism, globalization, sacred communities, and environmental spirituality. This anthology is a call to action-environmental, social, and political.
"This is a much needed volume, which, when read with an open mind and heart, will assuage any fears of paganism one might have inherited from the biases of mainstream religion. At a time in our history when the cry of "holy war" is being used to justify destroying ancient civilizations, such a work as this is medicine for those who wish to co-exist on the planet, peacefully."
-Luisah Teish, Faculty, University of Creation Spirituality and author of Jambalaya: The Natural Woman's Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals and Carnival of the Spirit: Seasonal Celebrations and Rites of Passage
The contributors are genuinely distinguished and established writers in their fields. They are positioning modern Pagan spirituality within central questions about the relationship between religion, ethics, and politics.
-Professor Ronald Hutton Department of Historical Studies, University of Bristol, and author of The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles and Triumph of the Moon
The sands of time cannot erase the ancient ways of the Middle East. Generations of selective history and the destruction of sacred sites cannot destroy them. Elusive, like shimmering heat from a sun-warmed mudbrick, the magic endures. Cast your eyes over the ruins glittering in the golden sun and embrace their foundation. The sun set on the... read this article