A complete overview of the history, beliefs and practices of the Celtic priestly class, from ancient times until today.
Publishers Marketing: The most renowned Druid priest in North America, Isaac Bonewits has spent the last four decades devoted to Druidic study. Now he imparts his wisdom through this elegant and thoughtful tour of ancient and modern Druidism. With impeccable scholarship, Bonewits explores the Druids’ archeology and mythology, and helps to demystify their rituals and prayers.
Bonewits provides a complete overview of Druidic history, from its origins to its extermination by the Romans and triumphant renaissance as an earth religion in the twentieth century. With rare insight, Bonewits also delves into the future of Druidism and speculates on its role as a public Pagan religion.
Complete with spells for love, prosperity, and health, a wide-ranging bibliography, and an indispensable list of Internet resources, Bonewits’s Essential Guide to Druidism is a unique and engrossing introduction to a people and a spirituality that both retain relevance and fascination today.
Author Info: Isaac Bonewits is a leading expert on ancient and modern Druidism, Witchcraft, and earth religions, and the author of The Pagan Man, Real Magic, and Rites of Worship.